Dr. Thomas Li-Ping Tang

Professor

Dr. Thomas Li-Ping Tang
615-898-2005
Room N136, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 516, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, OH (1981)
  • M.A., Case Western Reserve University, OH (1977)
  • B.S., Chung Yuan Christian University (1971)

Areas of Expertise

Compensation, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Economic Psychology

Biography

Published in Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Management and Organization Review, Intelligence, Computers & Education, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Personality and Individual Differences, Public Administration Review, Public Personnel Management, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Higher Education, Higher Education, Journal of...

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Published in Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Management and Organization Review, Intelligence, Computers & Education, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Personality and Individual Differences, Public Administration Review, Public Personnel Management, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Higher Education, Higher Education, Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, Journal of Managerial Psychology, International Journal of Stress Management, Journal of Compensation and Benefits, European Sport Management Quarterly, 31 articles on the Financial Times Top Journal List. Member of Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, International Association of Applied Psychology, International Association for Chinese Management Research, Editorial Board for 13 Journals (reviewer for 68 journals). Achievements Fellow, Economic Psychology, International Association of Applied Psychology, 2014; Outstanding Career Achievement Award, MTSU, 2008; Jones College of Business Outstanding Faculty Member, MTSU 2008; Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management, 2015; Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, SIM (2011) and IM (2009, 2007 and 2003); Outstanding Research Award, MTSU, 1999; Outstanding Research Award, MTSU, 1991; Distinguished International Service Award, MTSU, 1999.

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Publications

Published 31 articles on the Financial Times Top Journal List.

Here are some selected publications.

Tang, T. L. P., Tollison, P. S., & Whiteside, H. D. 1989. Quality circle productivity as related to upper-management attendance, circle initiation, and collar color. Journal of Management, 15: 101-113.

Tang, T. L. P., & Baumeister, R. F. 1984. Effects of Personal Values, Perceived Surveilla...

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Published 31 articles on the Financial Times Top Journal List.

Here are some selected publications.

Tang, T. L. P., Tollison, P. S., & Whiteside, H. D. 1989. Quality circle productivity as related to upper-management attendance, circle initiation, and collar color. Journal of Management, 15: 101-113.

Tang, T. L. P., & Baumeister, R. F. 1984. Effects of Personal Values, Perceived Surveillance, and Task Labels on Task Preference: The Ideology of Turning Play into Work. Journal of Applied Psychology, 69: 99-105.

Tang, T. L. P., Kim, J. K., & Tang, D. S. H. 2000. Does attitude toward money moderate the relationship between intrinsic job satisfaction and voluntary turnover? Human Relations, 53 (2): 213-245.

Tang, T. L. P., & Chiu, R. K. 2003. Income, money ethic, pay satisfaction, commitment, and unethical behavior: Is the love of money the root of evil for Hong Kong employees? Journal of Business Ethics, 46 (1): 13-30.

Tang, T. L. P., Tollison, P. S., & Whiteside, H. D. 1987. The effect of quality circle initiation on motivation to attend quality circle meetings and on task performance. Personnel Psychology, 40: 799-814.

Tang, T. L. P. 1992. The Meaning of Money Revisited. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 13: 197-202.

Tang, T. L. P. 2016. Theory of Monetary Intelligence: Money attitudes—religious values, making money, making ethical decisions, and making the grade. Journal of Business Ethics, 133, 583-603.

Tang, N. Y., Chen, J. Q., Zhang, K. L., & Tang, T. L. P. 2017. Monetary wisdom: How do investors use love of money to frame stock volatility and enhance stock happiness? Journal of Happiness Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-017-9890-x             http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10902-017-9890-x

 

 

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Awards

Fellow, Economic Psychology, International Association of Applied Psychology, 2014;

Outstanding Career Achievement Award, MTSU, 2008;

Jones College of Business Outstanding Faculty Member, MTSU 2008;

Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Chinese Human Resource Management, 2015;

Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management, SIM (2011) and IM (2009, 2007 and 2003);

Outstanding Research Award, MTSU, 1999;

Outstanding Research Award, MTSU, 1991;

Distinguished International Service Award, MTSU, 1999.

In the Media

CNN: Gillespie, Patrick (2016, August 16).  Don’t be greedy…it works against you. CNN Money. http://money.cnn.com/2016/08/16/investing/love-of-money-state-street-survey/   

Financial Times: Authers, John (2016, August 19).  Is greed good? No, it’s seriously bad for your wealth. Behavioural finance studies suggest a love of money weakens your ability as an investor. https://www.ft.com/con...

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CNN: Gillespie, Patrick (2016, August 16).  Don’t be greedy…it works against you. CNN Money. http://money.cnn.com/2016/08/16/investing/love-of-money-state-street-survey/   

Financial Times: Authers, John (2016, August 19).  Is greed good? No, it’s seriously bad for your wealth. Behavioural finance studies suggest a love of money weakens your ability as an investor. https://www.ft.com/content/f16edc12-65d1-11e6-a08a-c7ac04ef00aa  

Bloomberg Video: 08/10/2016 http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2016-08-10/investors-love-of-money-can-t-buy-riches-here-s-why

Bloomberg Radio:  08/10/2016 http://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2016-08-10/the-bloomberg-advantage-duncan-on-love-of-money-study  

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