Thomas D. Taber

Position: Professor
Office: (518)956-8332
Email: t.taber (at)

Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1972

Academic Subfields
Organizational Diagnosis, Quality of Working Life, Organization Theory, Individual Behavior in Organizations, Industrial Psychology, Research Methods

Research & Publications
Data Based Change, Task Design, Job Satisfaction, Leadership

Using metaphors in organization theory. Taber, T.D. (In press). Journal of Management Education.
A hierarchical taxonomy of leadership behavior: Integrating a half century of behavior research. Yukl, G., Gordon, A., & Taber, T. (2002). Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 9, 15-32.

Applied Interests
Job Analysis, Attitude Surveys, Human Resource Information Systems

MGT 513 : Organizational Behavior and Managerial Skills
MGT 661 : Change Management
MGT 698 : Research Project in Management
ORG 700 : Proseminar in Organizational Studies
ORG 721 : Research Project in Organizational Studies
ORG 790 : Field Project/ Internship