Academics

Jill Robinson

Assoc Professor, Business Admin

Degrees: Ph.D. and M.A. in Organizational Behavior, Claremont Graduate University; M.B.A. with an emphasis in Personnel Administration/Labor Relations, California State University; B..S in Psychology, Texas A&M University.

Office: Business Administration , Duke Hall #307

Phone: 909/748-8533 Campus Ext. 8533

E-mail: jill_robinson@redlands.edu

Portrait

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Gender Issues in Management
  • Work/Family Conflict

Professional Background Highlights

Jill Robinson is an Assistant Professor at the University of Redlands. She teaches courses in Human Resource Management, Leadership, Organizational Change, Strategy, and Green Business. She holds a Ph.D. and MA in Organizational Behavior from Claremont Graduate University, an MBA with an emphasis in Personnel Administration/Labor Relations from California State University along with a BS in Psychology from Texas A&M University. Her research interests are in the areas of leadership, work-family conflict, and gender issues. Recent publications/presentations include:

Bligh, M. C. & Robinson, J. L. (2009) Is charismatic content cross-cultural? Exploring Ghandi’s rhetorical leadership. (Accepted for publication Leadership Quarterly).

Robinson, J. L. & Lipman-Blumen, J. (2003, September/October). Leadership behavior of male and female managers, 1984-2002. Journal of Education for Business. 79(1), 28-33.

Robinson, J. L. (2009) The Rhetoric of Power: A Comparison of Hitler and Martin Luther King Jr. Paper presented at the International research Conference: Global Citizenship for the 21st Century, Pomona, CA.

Her industry background is in Management within the Healthcare Industry where she has worked in the areas of Human Resources, Employee Relations, Benefits, Training, and Employee Safety. She has conducted numerous seminars as a management consultant on topics such as substance abuse, wrongful termination, performance management, and employee relations.

Courses Offered at Redlands

Jill Robinson teaches courses in Human Resource Management, Leadership, Organizational Change, Strategy, and Green Business.

Previous Teaching Experience

Adjunct: Redlands School of Business, Chapman University

Professional Experience

Her industry background is in Management within the Healthcare Industry where she has worked in the areas of Human Resources, Employee Relations, Benefits, Training, and Employee Safety. She has conducted numerous seminars as a management consultant on topics such as substance abuse, wrongful termination, performance management, and employee relations.

Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Nominee 2006-2007, University of Redlands
  • Professor of the Year Nominee 2005-2006, University of Redlands
  • Lady Bulldog Faculty Honoree 2006, 2009 University of Redlands
  • Excellence in Teaching Nominee 2003-2004, University of Redlands
  • Paul and Bernice Albrecht Scholarship in Psychology, Claremont Graduate University (2000)
  • Excellence in Teaching 2000-2001, University of Redlands

Grants

  • 2009 Banta Center Research Grant, Ethics: $200
  • 2007 UOR Faculty Grant, Internet Gender Bias: $1500
  • 2004 Emerging Leadership Course, Irvine Campus Diversity Grant: $2500

Presentations

Robinson, J. L. (2009) The Rhetoric of Power: A Comparison of Hitler and Martin Luther King Jr. Paper presented at the International research Conference: Global Citizenship for the 21st Century, Pomona, CA.

LeComte, J. & Robinson, J. L. (2007). Gender Discrimination on the Internet: Does Sex Influence Online Car Quotes? Poster session presented at the meeting of Sigma Xi, Orlando, Florida.

Robinson, J. L. & Zink, A. (2006, April). New Model May Reduce Gender Bias in the Workplace. Paper presented at the Western Psychological Association Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

Robinson, J. & Haley, E. (2006, March). Innovative Course for Emergent Leaders. Paper presented at the Western Academy of Management Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Haley, E. & Robinson, J. (2006, Feb.). Get On the Bus: A “Working Poor” Exercise. Paper presented at the Western Organizational Management Teaching Conference, La Verne, CA.

Haley, E., Robinson, J., & Marsel, R. (2005, Feb.). RATS in the Classroom – Semester One Reflections on Team Based Learning. Paper presented at the Western Region Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, La Verne, CA.

Bligh, M. C. & Robinson, J.L. (2004, June). Different Routes to Charisma and Taking the Road Less Traveled: An Analysis of Gandhi’s Rhetorical Leadership. Paper presented at the Cross Cultural Leadership and Management Studies Conference, Seoul, Korea.

Marsel, R. S., Robinson, J. L. & Haley, E. (2004, June). Teaching Business Ethics. Can it Really be Done? How Should it be Done? Paper presented at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Redlands, CA.

Robinson, J. L. & Haley, E. (2004, June). The XB Experiment: Condensed Experiential Simulation- Just Add Students. Paper presented at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, Redlands, CA.

Robinson, J. L. & London, K. M. (2002, November). Closing the Gap: Connective Leadership and the Similarity of Gender and Culture. Paper presented at the International Leadership Conference, Seattle, WA.

 


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