Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Vanderbilt University, 1981
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, French Minor, Agnes Scott College, 1963
  • Master of Science, Library Science, University of Illinois, 1965
  • Ed.S, Library and Information Science, George Peabody College for Teachers, 1978

Professional Background

  • Corporate Education Director
  • Chair, Management Department
  • Director of Libraries
  • High School Administrator

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Development, Delivery, and Assessment of Corporate Education
  • Diversity of Expectations in Global Education
  • Diversity of personalities and values
  • Management History


  • Stork, E. and Hartley, N. (2011) PsycTESTS. Psych INFO, Lynn Willis Content Development Manager, PsycINFO 750 First Street, NE Washington DC.

  • Strok, E, & Hartley, N (2011). A Comparison of Chinese and American College Students' Perceptions of Professors'. Journal of International Education Research. 7, (4)

  • Hartley, N. & Sutphin, J (2011). Don't Dis Our Abilities. Journak of Diversity Management, 6(1).
  • Malcolm, S. & Hartley N.T. (2010).  Chester Barnard’s moral persuasion, Authenticity, and trust: foundations for leadership. Journal of Management History.16(4), 171-1347
  • Malcolm, S. & Hartley N.T. (2009).  Peter F. Drucker: Ethics Scholar par Excellence. Journal of Management History. 12(3), 278-292
  • Stork, E., & Hartley, N. (2009). Classroom incivilities: Students’ perceptions about professors’ behaviors. The Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education Research, (2) 4. 13-24.
  • Wahl, M. & Hartley, N.T. (2008) The New Global Corporate Culture:  A Comparative Survey of the Corporate Cultures of Japan and the United States in The 21st Century. International Business and Economics Research Journal, 7, (10), 52-66
  • Hartley, N.T. (2006) An Umbrella Model to Enhance Student Learning. Journal of Management History 12.
  • Smith, A. & Hartley, N.T. (2004) Reducing Violence in a Knowledge-Based Environement. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 4, 1373-1381.


  • 2009 - Malcolm, S. B. & Hartley, N. T. (2009). East meets west: Synergy of Confucius and Peter Drucket. Academy of Management Conference.
  • 2008 - Hartley, N. T. (2008). For whom is the classroom bell tolling? Academy of Business Education.
  • 2009 - Hartley, N. T. (2009). Performance appraisals: Necessary evil or fabulous opportunity. Society for the Advancement of Management.
  • 2008 - Stork, E. & Hartley, N. T. (2008). Classroom incivilities: Students perceptions about faculty behavior. Organizational Behavior Teaching Society ( Sage.)
  • 2008 - Hartley, N. T. & Stork, E. (2008). Innovation and incivility: Is there a corollary? Society for the Advancement of Management
  • 2005 - Motley, D. & Hartley, N. T. (2005). The changing role of personality instruments in assessing behavior in the classroom. Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom-Based Research.
  • 2005 - Hartley, N. T. & Motley, D. (2005). It is personal! Using the tools of strategic planning to enhance the performance management process. Society for the Advancement of Management.
  • 2005 - Hartley, N. T. & Motley, D. Y. (2005). I learn! You learn!: Is there a relationship between our approach to learning and our interpersonal style. Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management.
  • 2005 - Hartley, N. T. & Gartley, W. (2005). Jazz as a metaphor for change. Midwest Academy of Management.
  • 2005 - Motley, D. & Hartley, N. T. (2005). The changing role of personality instruments in assessing behavior in the classroom. Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom-Based Research.
  • 2004 - Hartley, N. T. (2004). Learning through shared experience: The use of a full-length movie to explore and comprehend theories in organizational behavior. Academy of Business Education.
  • 2004 - Hartley, N, T. (2004). Back to basics: A return to philosophic foundations of current ideas du jour. Society for the Advancement of Management.
  • 2004 - Smith, A. & Hartley, N. T. (2004). Dealing with a culture of workplace violence. Conference on knowledge, culture, and change.
  • 2003 - Hartley, N. T. (2003). Raising the awareness and concern of e-mail misuse in the workplace. Academy of Business Education
  • 2003 - Davis,G.A. & Hartley, N.T. (2003) k Raising the Awareness of E-mail misuse in the Workplace. Journal of the Academy of Business Education