Faculty-Laura Williams

Laura A. Williams

Assistant Professor of Management

615-966-5320 p
Office: Swang - 258


- Ph.D. University of Mississippi, 2010
  Major Field: Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  Minor Field: Psychology

- M.B.A. Lipscomb University, 2002
  Double Concentration: Accounting and Leadership

- B.S. Lipscomb University, 2000
  Double Major: Accounting and Management

Research Interests:
- Occupational Stress
- Proactive behavior
- Organizational citizenship behaviors
- Work-family balance

Teaching Experience:

- Assistant Professor of Management, Lipscomb University, College of Business

- Instructor of Management, University of Mississippi, School of Business Administration

- Instructor of Management, Lipscomb University, College of Business

- Adjunct Professor, Lipscomb University, College of Business
Awards and Honors:
- Recipient, 2009 University of Mississippi Outstanding Graduate Instructor / Teaching Assistant Award.

- Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, University of Mississippi, 2008.

- Recipient, 2007-2008 University of Mississippi School of Business Administration Graduate School Achievement Award.

- Nominated for the 2008 University of Mississippi Outstanding Graduate Instructor / Teaching Assistant Award.

- Summer Graduate Assistantship, University of Mississippi, 2008.

- Presenter, Department of Management Colloquium, University of Mississippi, 2007-2010

- Graduate Assistantship, School of Business Administration, University of Mississippi, 2006-2010.

- Recipient, Lipscomb University’s College of Business Outstanding Academic Advisor Award,
Spring 2006.

- Nominated for Lipscomb University’s Teaching Award, Outstanding Teacher, Spring 2005.

- Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, Lipscomb University, 2002.

- Graduate Assistantship, Lipscomb University, 2001-2002.
- Accounting Honor Society, Lipscomb University, 2001-2002.

- Recipient, Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship, 2001 & 2002.

- Recipient, Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship, 2001 & 2002.

- Recipient, Dr. & Mrs. A.G. Williams Memorial Scholarship, Lipscomb University, 1996-2002.

- Ernst & Young Summer Leadership Program, Nashville, TN, 2001.

- Who’s Who Among Colleges and Universities, 1999-2000.

- Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Lipscomb University, 1999-2000.

- Recipient, Academic Scholarship, Lipscomb University, 1996-2000.

- Recipient, Williamson County Board of Realtors Scholarship, Franklin, TN, 1996.

Professional Affiliations:
- Academy of Management
- Southern Management Association

Harvey, M., Napier, N.K., Moeller, M., & Williams, L.A. (2010). Mentoring global dual-career couples: A social learning perspective. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 212-240.

Treadway, D.C., Breland, J.W., Adams, G., Duke, A.B., & Williams, L.A. (2010). The interactive effects of political skill and future time perspective on career and community networking behavior. Social Networks, 32, 138-147.

Treadway, D.C., Breland, J.W., Williams, L.A., Wang, L., & Yang, J. (2008). The role of politics in the development of LMX relationships: A multi-level conceptualization. In G. B. Graen & J. A. Graen (Eds.), Knowledge-driven corporation: A discontinuous model. LMX leadership: The series (Vol. 6). Charlotte: Information Age Publishing.

Professional Presentations and Conference Activities:

Williams, L.A. (2008). The mediating role of felt accountability in the personality to work-family and family-work conflict relationship. Paper presented at the Southern Management Association, Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.
*This paper was also accepted into a Paper Development Workshop at the conference.

Williams, L.A., Meurs, J.A., & Perrewé, P.L. (2008). Bring home the tension and pass it on! An examination of crossover and spillover stress with married working couples. Paper presented at the Southern Management Association, Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL

Williams, L.A. (2008). A prison of one’s own making? The dynamic interaction of accountability and organizational citizenship behaviors. Paper presented at the Academy of Management, 68th Annual National Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

Williams, L.A. (2007). Antecedents to felt accountability: a dispositional approach. Paper presented at the Southern Management Association, Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
Inspirational Thought:
- “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” - Proverbs 3:5-6