Chalmer Labig, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Management 479 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-8672 (Phone) 405-744-5180 (Fax) Curriculum vitae / Résumé

Chalmer Labig is an Associate Professor in the Management Department of the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. He focuses on micro businesses both here and abroad. He is working on projects that examine successful start-up operations in Oklahoma, Pasto, Colombia and southern Mexico. He believes that strengthening micro businesses by encouraging entrepreneurs to cooperate with for-profits, NGOs, and enlightened local and regional governments is one approach to boosting local economies in impoverished areas.


Ph D, University of TexasManagement1984
MA, University of TennesseeIndustrial Psychology1971
BA, Ohio State UniversityPolitical Science1968


Lised Tacan & Chalmer Labig. (2017). "Relationships between EO Dimensions and Business Results in Colombia". Little Rock, AR: Proceedings of the Southwestern Academy of Management Meeting.

Juliet Abdeljawad & Chalmer Labig. (2015). "Empowerment of Egyptian Women through Microcredit Assistance". Journal of Case Research Inquiry.

Chalmer Labig. (2014). "Sally’s Sewing Center: A Case of ‘Wrong’ Recruits". Napa, CA: Western Case Writer’s Association.

Mark Nicholas & Chalmer Labig. (2013). "Faculty approaches to assessing critical thinking in the humanities and the natural and social sciences". The Journal of General Education. 62 (4), 297-319.

Chalmer Labig. (2013). "Promoting women's entrepreneurship in Egypt: The case of the Alexandria Business Association.". Western Case Writer's Association.

Chalmer Labig. (2009). "Bad Measures Don't Make Good Medicine: The Ethical Implications of Unreliable and Invalid Physician Performance Measures". Journal of Business Ethics,

Chalmer Labig. (2008). "Appraising Medical Student's Clinical Performance". Proceedings of the Western Academy of Management.

Chalmer Labig & K. Zantow. (2007). "A Medical Dilemma: How Should Physicians Respond to Patients’ Questions about Pay". Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations. 7, 173-189.

Chalmer Labig & K. Zantow. (2006). "Niche Hospitals: Controversy and a Research Agenda". Proceedings of the Western Academy of Management, 2006.

Chalmer Labig & T. Peterson. (2006). "Sexual Minorities and Selection of a Primary Care Physician". Journal of Homosexuality. 51 (3), 1-5.

Chalmer Labig, K. Zantow & T. Peterson. (2005). "Factors Affecting Student’s Medicine Taking Habits". Journal of American College Health. 3, 177-183.