Therese Sprinkle is an Assistant Professor of Management at Quinnipiac University. She received a PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Cincinnati in 2012 and has been at Quinnipiac since the 2014-2015 academic year. Her research interests center around workplace role behaviors, the defense of managers, and organizational justice. At QU, Therese is the guide for several OL courses, including: 610 (Power & Politics of Communication), 630 (Performance Management), 640 (Project Management) and 681 (Leadership in HR). In her academic career, she has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in strategy, general management, organizational behavior and HR as well as Capstone consulting.
Prior to becoming an academic, Therese worked in the market research industry for ~25 years working through the project manager career path into client services, and then onto Owner/Partner in a privately-held firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. On that career path, she managed account teams with multi-million dollar revenue targets and had both virtual and matrix team management responsibilities. As part of her Owner duties, she worked on staffing initiatives such as compensation review, job design analysis, and assisted in the creation of a performance management system.
Therese sits on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Organizational Behavior, the Organizational Management Journal and the Journal of Social Psychology. She has recently been named Chair of the Healthcare Management and Organizational Leadership department.