Tamme Quinn-Grzebyk (do9625)

University information

Title: Assistant Professor - Teaching
Unit: Management Admin
Department: School of Business Admin

Contact information

2771 Woodward Ave.
Mike Ilitch School of Business
Room 440
Detroit, 48201

Academic Senate

Phone: 734-404-8610
Department:

Management

Thru Year: 2025
College/Division: Mike Ilitch School of Business
Curriculum and Instruction Committee Note: Member
Tamme Quinn-Grzebyk

Mike Ilitch School of Business

Title: Assistant Professor of Teaching in Management
Phone: 734-404-8610
Office:

Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Room 440
Detroit, MI 48201

Biography:

Dr. Tamme Quinn Grzebyk serves as an assistant professor of teaching of management where she teaches graduate courses in strategy, management, leadership, as well as organizational behavior, development, and change. 

She earned her Ph.D. in Instructional Technology with a cognate in Management, focusing on performance improvement and instructional design. She completed her studies as a fellow of the State of Michigan's King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship program at Wayne State. University.

Prior to pursuing her doctoral degree, Quinn led a consulting firm specializing in performance and process improvement for small to mid-sized companies, as well as executive education for business leaders. She also spent more than two decades in management, business development, and corporate improvement roles, spanning the information technology, healthcare, logistics, and various business-to-business services industries.

Quinn’s research interests include activities at the intersection of business and education and the relationship among trust, transparency, and strategic outcomes.

Quinn serves on various committees at the department, college, and university levels. Most notably, she was elected Chair of the Faculty Senate for the Ilitch School of Business and as a member of the University's Academic Senate. She was also appointed to the university's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, and contributes to the unversity's Curriculum and Instruction Committee.

Education:

Ph.D., Instructional Technology with a cognate in Management - focus on design and performance improvement, Wayne State University
MSMgmt, Management, Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration
BA, Public Relations, Wayne State University
 

Expertise:
  • Team development and leadership
  • Performance appraisal and improvement
  • Emotional intelligence and personality management
  • Corporate culture development
  • Process improvement and knowledge management
  • Enterprise learning and development
  • Reflection and design thinking
  • Course and curriculum design/development
  • Marketing and corporate communications
  • Event management and implementation
AACSB specialty: Management
Research and teaching interests:

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Activities at the intersection of business and education
Effects of top management teams on strategic outcomes
Impacts of personality and reflection in business and education strategies
Design thinking in business and education
Development of employees and teams

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND INTERESTS
Levels and Approaches
Graduate, upper-level undergraduate, and entry-level undergraduate courses
Executive education
Online asyncronous, face-to-face, and hybrid
Standard semester, extensive workshops, and day-long seminars

Topics Currently Taught
Strategy; management; leadership; organizational behavior; oranizational development and change; ethics; corporate social responsibility; .

Topics Previously Taught
Event management; venue management; sales development; human resource management, business communication, entrepreneurship, mobile app design, digital games for learning, classroom technology integration, interactive courseware design, and instructional technology.

Courses taught in Mike Ilitch School of Business - Graduate
BA7080: Strategic Management
BA7070: Social Perspectives & the Business Enterprise
BA7040: Managing Organizational Behavior
BA6020: Principles of Management
MGT7815: Strategic Leadership
MGT7630: Organizational Development and Change
SEM7120: Event Planning & Management
SEM8000: Venue Management
SEM8000: Business Development

Courses taught in Mike Ilitch School of Business - Undergraduate
MGT5770: Advanced Human Resources
MGT5700: Human Resources
MGT2530: Management of Organizational Behavior
 

Publications:
  • Yestrepsky, J., Julian, S., Tekleab, A., & Quinn Grzebyk, T. (2023). Interactions during strategic issue diagnosis: How uncertainty, threat, and opportunity impact response. Journal of Business Research.
  • Barbour, M. K., Quinn Grzebyk, T., Grant, M. G., & Siko, J. P. (2017). The challenges of integrating mobile technology in the classroom: Examining an iPad professional development project. Journal on School Educational Technology, 12(3), 22-33.
  • Tracey, M. W., Hutchinson, A., & Grzebyk, T. Q. (2014). Instructional designers as reflective practitioners: Developing professional identity through reflection. Educational Technology Research and Development, 62(3), 315-334.
  • Tracey, M. W., & Grzebyk, T. Q. (2014). Engaging multiple teams to design a blended learning course. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 5(1).
  • Barbour, M. K., Quinn Grzebyk, T., & Eye, J. (2014). Any time, any place, any pace – Really? Examining mobile learning in a virtual school environment. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 15(1).
Presentations:

International Conference Presentations

  • Yestrepsky, J., Julian, S., Tekleab, A., & Quinn Grzebyk, T. (August, 2022). Interactions During Strategic Issue Diagnosis: How Uncertainty, Threat, and Opportunity Impact Response. Presented at the annual conference of the Academy of Management.
  • Julian, S., Quinn Grzebyk, T. & Karaca, A. (August, 2019). The Role of Breadth and Depth Factors in Understanding Executive Interpretive Ambivalence. A paper submitted for presentation at the annual conference of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (November, 2015). Exploring reflection’s impact on instructional designers and design. A paper submitted for presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Barbour, M. K., & Quinn Grzebyk, T. (March, 2014). iPads for teachers? The challenges of integrating technology in the classroom. A concurrent session presented at the annual conference of the Society of Information Technology and teaching in Education (SITE), Jacksonville, FL.
  • Barbour, M. K., Quinn Grzebyk, T., & Eye, J. (March, 2014) Any time, any place, any pace – Really? Examining mobile learning in a virtual school environment. A concurrent session presented at the annual conference of the Society of Information Technology and teaching in Education (SITE), Jacksonville, FL.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (November, 2013). Exploring the development of expert skills in novice instructional designers through reflection. A paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Anaheim, CA.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (October, 2013). Implementing an innovative mobile learning and app development course for instructional technology graduate students. A roundtable session presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Anaheim, CA.
  • Tracey, M.W., Quinn Grzebyk, T., & Stefaniak, J. (November, 2012). Preparing novice designers through reflection in action. A concurrent session presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Louisville, KY.
  • Tracey, M.W., Stefaniak, J., Quinn Grzebyk, T., & Baaki, J. (November, 2012). A multidisciplinary examination of the decision-making process used by designers. A concurrent session presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Louisville, KY.
  • Tracey, M.W., & Quinn Grzebyk, T. (November, 2011). Effects of instructional designer self-awareness during design. A concurrent session presented at the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communication and Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Professional Development Conferences and Seminars Presented

  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (June, 2023). Motivating and Leading Sales Teams. A session presented at the Alliance of Business Publishers Annual Conference. Detroit, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (February, 2023). Managing Multiple Generations. A session presented at Real Estate One Annual Conference. Detroit, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (February, 2023). Addressing a Changing Work Environment. A session presented at Real Estate One Annual Conference. Detroit, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (February, 2023). How to Deal with Difficult People. A session presented at Real Estate One Annual Conference. Detroit, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (October, 2019). Managing Change. A session presented at Wayne Women Lead at Wayne State University. Detroit, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (February, 2010). Personality styles. A keynote and extended workshop presented at the annual conference of the Michigan Department of Human Services Weatherization Division. Sault Sainte Marie, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (February, 2010). Pocket MBA marketing. A workshop presented in the Business 360 Program at Walsh College. Troy, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (May, 2009). Constructive feedback. A workshop presented by invite at the annual Human Resources Conference at Walsh College. Troy, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (October, 2008). Building professional relationships. A keynote presented at the annual sales and marketing conference of the Macomb Chamber of Commerce. Sterling Heights, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (September, 2008). Emotional intelligence & personality styles for leadership. A workshop presented to the Tauber Institute of Global Operations graduate leadership program at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (May, 2008). Moving from survive to thrive. A keynote presented at the Professional Development Day of the Project Management Institute Thumb Chapter. Grand Blanc, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (October, 2007). Dealing with difficult people. A keynote presented at the annual conference of the Michigan Fraternal Congress. Mount Pleasant, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (October, 2007). Thriving in uncertainty. A workshop presented at the annual conference of the Michigan Fraternal Congress. Mount Pleasant, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (October, 2007). Dealing with difficult people. A workshop presented at Xavier University Leadership Center. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (October, 2007). Personality styles. A workshop presented at Xavier University Leadership Center. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (September, 2007). Process mapping. A workshop presented by invite at the monthly meeting of The Alternative Board. Bloomfield Hills, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (September, 2007). Dealing with difficult people. A keynote presented by invite at the monthly meeting of the Novi Chamber of Commerce. Novi, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (September, 2007). Workplace harmony. A seminar presented at the monthly meeting of the Michigan Association of Certified Professional Accountants (MACPA). Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (August, 2007). Dealing with difficult people. A keynote presented at Baker College Faculty Development Day, Sterling Heights, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (June, 2007). Thriving in uncertainty. A keynote presented at the monthly meeting of the Canton Chamber of Commerce. Canton, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (May, 2007). Effective communication strategies. A keynote presented at the annual conference of the Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association. Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (May, 2007). Communication metrics. A workshop presented by invite at the annual small business makeover conference of the Walsh College Business Institute. Troy, MI
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (March, 2007). Effective communication strategies. A keynote presented by invite at the conference of the Oakland County Clerks Association. Bloomfield Hills, MI.
  • Quinn Grzebyk, T. (December, 2006). Workplace harmony. A workshop presented by invite at the Walsh College Business Leadership Institute. Troy, MI.
Awards:
  • King-Chavez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship, State of Michigan; Wayne State University Graduate School (2012 - 2013, 2013 - 2014)
  • Kern Family Foundation Innovative Teaching Program, Lawrence Technological University (2013)
  • Michigan Council of Women in Technology Scholarship, MCWT Foundation (2011 - 2012, 2012 - 2013)
  • Adams Entrepreneurial Fellowship, Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan (2009 - 2010)
Tamme Quinn-Grzebyk

Courses taught by Tamme Quinn-Grzebyk

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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