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Dr. Barbara Ribbens

Director, Carson and Iris Varner International Business Institute
Management and Quantitative Methods
Office
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 315
Office Hours
T and Th 11-12 and by appointment
  • About
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Current Courses

346.001Competitive Strategies in Developing Markets

349.001Cross-Cultural Behavior in Business

349.091Cross-Cultural Behavior in Business

498.001Professional Practice: Intern/Coop Ed International Business

398.001Professional Practice: Internship International Business

Teaching Interests & Areas

MQM 349 Cross Cultural Behavior in Business
MQM 340 Corporate Social Responsibility
IB 346 Strategies in Developing Markets
IB 398 International Business Internships

Research Interests & Areas

International Business
Corporate Governance

PhD Business Administration-Management

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

MBA

University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY

BS Business Administration

Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, IL

Book, Chapter

Rands, G., Ribbens, B., & Connolly, D. The Sustainability Coordinator: A Structural Innovation for Managing Sustainability. J.A. Stoner and C. Wankel (EDs), Innovative Approaches to Global Sustainability. Palgrave Press (2008): 230-265.
Rands, G., Ribbens, B., Casagrande, D., & McIlvaine-Newsad, H. Envisioning An Ecologically Sustainable Society: An Ideal Type and an Application. Sanjay Sharma, Mark Starik and Bryan Husted (EDs), Organizations and the Sustainability Mosaic: Crafting Long-Term Ecological and Societal Solutions. Edward Elgar (2007)
Ribbens, B., & Ribbens, E. Searching for Sustainability in The Marshall Islands: Development Dreams Clash With Ecological Reality. W. Wehrmeyer and Y. Mulugetta (EDs), Growing Pains: Environmental Management in Developing Countries. Greenleaf Publishing (1999): 283-295.

Conference Proceeding

Yi, X., Cheng, W., & Ribbens, B. The Spill-Over Effect of Marital Quality on Career Management Self-Efficacy, Enrichment, Conflict, or Both. Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings (2014): 137-142.

Journal Article

Stern, N., Pathak, R., Ribbens, B., Noel, T., & Singh, G. The Influence Of Managerial Self-Regulation On Learning And Business Growth Within An Emerging Economic Context. Asia Pacific Journal of Management (2018)
Yi, X., Fu, L., Ribbens, B., & Cheng, W. Variation in Career and Workplace Attitudes by Generation, Gender, and Culture Differences in Career Perceptions in the United States and China. Employee Relations 37.1 (2015): 66-82.
Ma, Y., Cheng, W., Ribbens, B., & Zhou, J. . Linking Ethical Leadership to Employee Creativity: Knowledge sharing and self-efficacy as mediators. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal 41.9 (2013): 1409-1420.
Yi, X., Ribbens, B., & Morgan, C. Generational Differences in China: Career Implications. Career Development International 15.6 (2010): 601-620.
Buchholz, A., Ribbens, B., & Houle, I. The Influence of Individual Characteristics on Post-Acquisition CEO Departure. Academy Of Management Journal 46.4 (2003): 506-514.

Presentations

Hudgens, D, Kothari, T., Lewin, R. Newburry, W, Ribbens, B., Schmidt-King, A. Seeton, A. 2021 Providing Actionable Advice to IB Education Stakeholders in the Post-COVID-19 Era, Academy of International Business, Virtual Conference, June 28 – July 2, 2021.
Beyond Work-Family Relation: An Interactive Career Development Perspective. International Association for Chinese Management Research. (2016)
Going Global in the CoB.. CTLT. (2016)
How to be Globally Aware to Succeed Locally: The Glocal Female. Peoria Women in Leadership Monthly Meeting. (2016)
American Perspectives on International Business. American Studies Program from Universitat Paderborn. (2015)
Increasing Students' Cultural Competency for the Global and Diverse Society. CTLT Teaching and Learning Symposium. (2015)
. Success Begins with Knowing Oneself. CTLT: A Day of Deep Learning with Ken Bain. (2014)
American Perspectives on International Business. American Studies Program from Universitat Paderborn. (2014)
Global Business Cities: Expectations and Realities. Proyecta 120,000 group visiting from Mexico. (2014)
Global Business Cities: Expectations and Realities. World Cities Fall International Seminar Series. (2014)
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