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Gibson, Kerry

Kerry Roberts Gibson

PhD Candidate

Academic Area(s):
Organizational Behavior

Kerry Roberts Gibson is a Ph.D. Candidate at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business. Her primary research interest is workplace relationships. She focuses on relationship development mechanisms, such as relational voice, self-disclosure and gratitude. She explores how these relationship mechanisms drive outcomes, such as organizational identification, engagement, and organizational voice. She is published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior and has presented her research at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, the Positive Relationships at Work Microcommunity Research Meeting, as well as to company executives. She has taught MGT 3101: Organizational Behavior and MGT 3102: Managing Human Resources in a Regulatory Environment. Kerry was voted 2014 Ph.D. Candidate of the Year by the Scheller College of Business Undergraduates. Before enrolling in the PhD Program, she worked as a senior digital marketing consultant for a restaurant chain, managing a range of projects including a chain-wide customer service initiative and sales innovation strategy. She is also a former educational consultant and 7th grade math and reading teacher. She holds an MBA from Georgia Tech and a BS in Education from Georgia State University.