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About Timothy R. Hinkin

Tim Hinkin taught at the School of Hotel Administration since 1992. Hinkin served as the school’s Director of Undergraduate Studies for six years. He also taught in the school’s Professional Development Program. Hinkin’s primary research focus is in leadership, employee retention, supervisor-subordinate relationships and managing service quality. He recently published, Cases in Hospitality Management: A Critical Incident Approach (2nd edition, New York: John Wiley, 2006), Hinkin has also written many articles published in journals such as Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Hospitality Research Journal, and the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. Prior to attending graduate school he worked for Hyatt Hotels and Sysco Corporation. He has provided training and consulting for a wide range of enterprises, including IBM Corporation, Israeli Hotel Managers Association, Institute for Hotel Management, Accor of North America and ClubCorp USA, Inc. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2005. Hinkin earned his Ph.D. at the University of Florida, and his B.A. and M.B.A. degrees at Michigan State University.

Positions

2016 Georges and Marian St. Laurent Professor in Applied Business Management, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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2016 Professor Emeritus, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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2016 Richard J. and Monene P. Bradley Director of Graduate Studies, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Scholarly Achievement Award, given by the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management for the most significant article in human resource management published during 2012
  • Ted Teng Award for Teaching Excellence, Cornell School of Hotel Administration, 2009
  • Cornell Center for Hospitality Research Industry Relevance Award, 2008
  • Fulbright Scholarship Award, University of Technology, Jamaica, 2006
  • Research Fellow, Cornell School of Hotel Administration, 2005-2006
  • Teacher of the Year Award (Graduate Students), Cornell School of Hotel Administration, 2005
  • Best Article of the Year Award, Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly, 2005
  • Honorable Mention in the Decision Science Institute’s Best Application Paper Award, 2002
  • Best Paper Award, Academy of Management annual meeting, Management Education Division, Boston, 1997
  • Teacher of the Year Award (Graduate Students), Cornell School of Hotel Administration, 1996
  • Research Fellow, Cornell School of Hotel Administration, 1995 to 1998
  • Teacher of the Year Award (Freshmen and Sophomores), Cornell School of Hotel Administration, 1995
  • Teacher of the Year Award, (School) Cornell School of Hotel Administration, 1993
  • Best Paper Award, Southern Management Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, 1989
  • Selected to attend the 1989 Academy of Management Junior Faculty Consortium, Washington, D.C.
  • Selected to attend the 1985 Academy of Management Doctoral Consortium, San Diego, CA
  • Graduate Student Teacher of the Year Award, University of Florida, 1985
  • President, University of Florida Doctoral Business Student Association, 1984-85
  • Cum Laude Graduate, Michigan State University, 1974
  • National Restaurant Association "Golden Plate Scholarship Award", Michigan State University, 1973-74




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