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Barjinder Singh

Assistant Professor & 2013 Partnership Professor of Management

Phone: 281-275-8834

Barjinder Singh

Dr. Barjinder Singh is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV). A Sikh by religion, Dr. Singh hails from the state of Punjab in the northern part of India. After finishing his MBA, Dr. Singh worked with India’s biggest chamber of commerce the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at their northern-region headquarters in Chandigarh for three years. In 2006, Dr. Singh came to the US in pursuit of his PhD. Prior to joining the UHV faculty, Dr. Singh was a PhD student at Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), where he also held an academic position. Dr. Singh earned his PhD in Organizations & Strategic Management from UWM in 2011..

Dr. Singh's teaching interests include Organizational Behavior (OB), Human Resource Management (HRM), and Business Ethics. At University of Houston-Victoria, Dr. Singh has taught several courses to both BBA and MBA classes. Dr. Singh's research reflects his commitment to pursuing the highest levels of excellence in areas of OBHRM and has been published in several leading academic journals including,Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Vocational Behavior,International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal and Negotiation and Conflict Management Research.

Dr. Singh has also presented his research at both international and national academic conferences, including Academy of Management’s Annual Conference, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s Annual Conference and Southern Management Association’s Annual Conference. In addition, he has achieved high academic recognition by receiving the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation's Dissertation Award for his outstanding dissertation research in 2010. In fall 2013, in recognition of his scholarly achievements, Dr. Singh was named the Partnership Professor of Management at School of Business Administration, UHV.

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Management, University of Houston - Victoria (2011 - Now)
  • Lecturer, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (2009 - 2011)
  • Graduate Assistant, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (2006 - 2008)

Courses Taught at UHV

  • HCAD 4353 - Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 3303 - Principles of Management
  • MGMT 4311 - Human Resources Management
  • MGMT 4312 - Staffing
  • MGMT 4313 - Compensation
  • MGMT 4320 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 6351 - Management and Organizational Behavior

Selected Research

  • Lai, Christine, Singh, Barjinder, Alshwer, Abdullah, Shaffer, Margaret, (2014). Building and leveraging interpersonal trust within and across MNE subsidiaries: A social exchange perspective Journal Of International Management
  • Clayton, Russell, Thomas, Christopher, Singh, Barjinder, Winkel, Doan, (2014). Exercise as a Means of Reducing Perceptions of Work-Family Conflict: A Test of the Roles of Self-Efficacy and Psychological Strain Human Resource Management
  • Solansky, Stephanie, Singh, Barjinder, Huang, Shengsheng, (2013). Individual Perceptions of Task Conflict and Relationship Conflict Negotiation and Conflict Management Research
  • Singh, Barjinder, Winkel, Doan, Selvarajan, T. T., (2013). Managing diversity at work: Does psychological safety hold the key to racial differences in employee performance? Journal Of Occupational And Organizational Psychology
  • Selvarajan, T.T. (Rajan), Cloninger, Peggy, Singh, Barjinder, (2013). Social Support and Work-Family Conflict: A Test of an Indirect Effects Model Journal Of Vocational Behavior
  • Selvarajan, T.T., Cloninger, Peggy, Singh, Barjinder, (2013). Social support and work-family conflict: A test of an indirect effects model Journal of Vocational Behaviour
  • Shaffer, Margaret, Singh, Barjinder, Chen, Yu-Ping, (2012). Expatriate Pay Satisfaction: The Role of Organizational Inequities, Assignment Stressors and Perceived Assignment Value International Journal Of Human Resource Management
  • Singh, Barjinder, Selvarajan, T.T., (2012). Is it Spillover or Compensation? Effects of Community and Organizational Diversity Climates on Race Differentiated Employee Intent to Stay Journal Of Business Ethics
  • Singh, Barjinder, Winkel, D, (2011). Racial Differences in Helping Behaviors: The Role of Respect, Safety and Identification Journal Of Business Ethics

Honors and Achievements

  • 2013: Partnership Professor of Management - School of Business Administration, University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2012: School of Business Administration's Summer Research Grant, - University of Houston-Victoria
  • 2010: Gold Star Teaching Award: Given to 'top ten' faculty members based on exceptionally high student evaluations (Fall 2010). - Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 2010: Gold Star Teaching Award: Given to 'top ten' faculty members based on exceptionally high student evaluations (Spring 2010). - Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 2010: Nominated for Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship Award by Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business. - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 2010: SHRM Foundation Dissertation Grant: International award given annually to only four promising researchers in the field of Human Resource Management worldwide. - Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • 2010: UWM's Graduate School Research Travel Award: Highly competitive university-wide award, given biannually to students presenting their research in national/international conferences. - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 2009: Gold Star Teaching Award: Given to 'top ten' faculty members based on exceptionally high student evaluations (Fall 2009). - Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 2009: Sheldon B. Lubar School's Eric Schenker Dissertation Scholarship: School-wide competitive award, given annually to a dissertator in recognition of the potential in dissertation research. - Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 2008: Nominated for Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship Award by Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business. - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • 2008: UWM's Asian Faculty & Staff Association Achievement Scholarship: University-wide competitive award, given annually to two students based on academic performance, scholarly research and service to the Asian community. - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee