Ben Tepper

Abramowitz Memorial Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

Associate Dean's Office


Ben Tepper earned his PhD (organizational psychology) and MS (organizational psychology) from the University of Miami and his BS (psychology) from The Ohio State University. His research interests focus on managerial leadership, employee health and well-being, and the performance of prosocial and antisocial work behaviors. Tepper's research has been published in The Academy of Management JournalOrganizational Behavior and Human Decision ProcessesJournal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology. He has served on several editorial boards and as Associate Editor of The Academy of Management Journal. He is a fellow of the Southern Management Association, American Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Managerial Leadership
  • Employee Well-Being
  • Counter-Productive Work Behavior


  • PhD in Organizational Psychology, University of Miami
  • MS in Organizational Psychology, University of Miami
  • BS in Psychology, The Ohio State University


BUSMHR 7222 - Advanced Topics in Leadership: Building Your Leadership Legacy
Development of a personal leadership legacy designed to achieve career goals and improve leadership skills. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA, WPMBA, MHRM, or MAcc program, or permission of instructor.
MBA 6202 - Leadership
An overview of factors that influence individual and team performance and techniques to improve it; analytical frameworks for determining effectiveness of given techniques in specific circumstances. Prereq: Enrollment in MBA or WPMBA program; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 860.
MBA 6204 - Principled Leadership
Skills enhancement in professional teamwork and leadership roles. Prereq: Enrollment in Executive MBA program, or permission of instructor.