Associate Professor Rebekah Dibble investigates the impact of national culture and government on organizations, the adjustment processes in cross-cultural teams and collaborations, and the theoretical implications of boundary fluidity in teams.
Engaging her students in discussions on leader effectiveness and cross-cultural team performance—
Professor Dibble draws from her extensive field work on cross-cultural collaborations in Southern California and Costa Rica, which became the subject for her dissertation, "Collaboration for the Common Good: An Examination of Internal and External Adjustment."
- Post Doctoral Research Fellowship, Thunderbird School of Global Management
- PhD, Management, University of California, Irvine
- MBA, Brigham Young University, Utah
- BA, Business Management, University of Utah
- Ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Organizational Behavior
- Faculty Representative to Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society 2012–Present
- Faculty Advisor to McLaren Scholars (Undergraduate Business Honors Organization), 2013–14
Awards & Distinctions
Participant in Organizational Behavior Junior Faculty Workshop at Academy of Management, 2012
Susan G. Cohen Dissertation Scholarship, 2008
Ray Watson Doctoral Fellowship, 2008
UCI Regents Fellowship, 2004
- Dibble, R. and Gibson, C. B. 2017. Crossing team boundaries: The role of team boundary permeability in understanding when and how members move in and out of teams. Accepted at Human Relations.
- Javidan, M., Bullough, A., & Dibble, R. 2016. Mind the gap: Gender differences in global leadership self-efficacies. Academy of Management Perspectives.
- "Collaboration for the common good: An examination of challenges and adjustment processes in multicultural collaborations," Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 36, Issue 6, 2013 (with C.B. Gibson)
- "Excess May do Harm: Investigating the Effect of Team External Environment on External Activities in Teams," Organization Science, 2013 (with C.B. Gibson)
- "Margins, Membership, and Mobility: Re-defining Boundaries in Collective Endeavors," K. Cameron and G. Spreitzer (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Organizational Scholarship, Oxford University Press, 2010. (with C.B. Gibson)
- "The Effects of Governments on Management and Organization," Academy of Management Annals, Volume 3, 2009, (with Pearce, J. L. and Klein, K.)
- "Culture Inside and Out: Developing the Collective Capability to Externally Adjust," Ang & L. Van Dyne (Eds.), Advances in Cultural Intelligence, New York: Sharpe, 2008 (with C.B. Gibson)