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Dr. Charles Bultena

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(940) 397 4280
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Title
Associate Professor
Department
Management
Location
Dillard College of Business Administration
Room
204

Bio

Dr. Charles Bultena is an Associate Professor of Management in the Dillard College of Business Administration at Midwestern State University and Piper Professor of 2021.

He began his career as an engineer working for St. Gobain Industries (a large French manufacturing conglomerate headquartered in Paris, France). During his 14-year career, he worked in many St. Gobain plants internationally and won the President's Award for Excellence in North America.

Upon earning his Doctorate in Management from the University of North Texas in 1998, he joined the Dillard College of Business at MSU. He has served as Chair of the Department of Management and Marketing, Chair of the Dillard College Tenure and Promotion Committee, and Scholarship Coordinator for the Dillard College. He has served on the MSU Faculty Senate since his arrival—as an Officer and member of the Executive Council most years. He was named Piper Professor of 2021 by the Piper Foundation for Excellence in Teaching in Texas Higher Education.

He chaired the MSU Charitable Campaign, the Red River Region of the State Employee Charitable Campaign, the Advisory Board of the Bartley Branch of the YMCA, and served on the YMCA Metro Board. He is currently active at the Faith Mission and serves as a judge for the Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Ethics in the North Texas Region.

Dr. Bultena is a Certified Personality Trainer and conference speaker for Florence Littauer's ClasServices organization. He has conducted workshops for numerous businesses, non-profit organizations, and various church and university groups. His research has focused on the effects of downsizing on manufacturing and hospital workers, the impact of personality and emotional intelligence in the workplace, and mediation as a form of alternative dispute resolution.

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Class Services Incorporated Specialist, Certified Personality Trainer (CPT) 2021
University of North Texas Ph.D., Organizational Behavior/Human Resource Management 1998
Midwestern State University M.B.A., Business Administration 1989
Midwestern State University B.B.A., Management Science 1981
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Associate Professor of Management 06/01/2006
Midwestern State University Associate Professor and Chair of Management/Marketing 06/01/2003 05/01/2006
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor and Chair of Management/Marketing 06/01/2002 05/01/2003
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Management 08/01/1995 05/01/2002
Vetrotex America Industrial Engineer, Process Engineer, Production Engineer, Engineering Supervisor 05/11/1981 05/11/1995
Automated Data Systems Systems Programmer/Analyst 05/11/1980 05/11/1981
J.C. Penney Automotive Center Mechanic and Electronics Technician 05/11/1977 05/11/1980
Burkburnett Independent School District Building and Grounds Maintenance 05/11/1975 05/11/1977

Refereed Articles 

Midwestern State University, C. B., Midwestern State University, C. R., & Midwestern State University, K. T. (in press, 2014).  Fighting Futility V: Use and Misuse of Influence in Mediation.   Southern Journal of Business and Ethics.  

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2013).  Fighting Futility IV: Dealing with Defensiveness in Mediation.   Southern Journal of Business and Ethics.  

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2012).  Fighting Futility III: Dealing with Difficult People in Mediation.   Southern Journal of Business and Ethics.  

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2011).  Fighting Futility II: More Tools for Mediation Success.   Southern Journal of Business and Ethics.  

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2010).  Fighting Futility: Tools for Mediation Success.   Southern Journal of Business and Ethics.  

Bultena, C. D. & Whatcott, R. B. (2009).  For the Birds: An Analysis of Workplace Mobbing Behavior and What to Do About It.   Midwestern Business and Economic Review.  

Bultena, C. D. (2008).  The Insecure Soldier Syndrome: Effects of Job Insecurity on Organizational Citizenship Behavior During a Layoff.   Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 19 (1).  

Bultena, C. & Hutton, B. (2007).  Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Style: A Situational Approach.   Journal of Business and Behavioral Science.  

Bultena, C. D. (2006).  Good Soldiers Under Fire: The Impact of Trust, Fear, and Control on Citizenship Behavior.   Central Business Review, XXV (NO. 1), 15-22.  

Bultena, C. D. (2003).  Is it the Person or the Place? The Impact of Personality and Work Attitudes on Citizenship Behavior.   Central Business Review, XXII (NO. 1), 16-23.  

Bultena, C. D. (2002).  The Impact of Advanced Manufacturing Technology on Job Satisfaction and Job Design.   Midwestern Business and Economic Review, 29, 15-27.  

Refereed Proceedings 

Full Paper

Bultena, C. & Richard, W. (2008).  Bushwhacked at Work: A Comparative Analysis of Mobbing and Bullying at Work.   American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.  

Bultena, C. (2007).  Sharpening the Sword: Metamorphosis at Mustang Manufacturing.   American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.  

Bultena, C. D. (2006).  Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Style: A Situational Approach.   American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.  

Bultena, C. (in press, 2005).  Good Soldiers In Bad Times: The Impact of Trust and Perceived Control During Downsizing.   Southwest Academy of Management.  

Bultena, C. (in press, 2003).  Differential Effects of Communal Orientation and Work Attitudes on Citizenship Behavior Among Nurses.   Southwest Academy of Management.  

Bultena, C. (in press, 2002).  Student Videos Experiences: An Eye for Experimental Learning.   Southwest Academy of Management.  

Bultena, C. (in press, 2001).  Social Exchange Under Fire: Effects of job Insecurity and Powerlessness in a Downsizing Hospital System.   Southwest Academy of Management.  

Bultena, C. (2000).  Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Satisfaction on the Shopfloor: A Test of the AMT Model.   Southwest Academy of Management.  

Book Supplement 

Bultena, C. & Whatcott, R. (2011). Schematic of the Mobbing Process. In Press, National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.   

Peer Reviewed Articles 

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K.R. (2022). Mediation Metrics II: Dealing with Errant Zoom Styles in Virtual Mediation, Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. XIV, In Press, Fall 2022.  

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K.R. (2020). Mediation Metrics: Reclaiming the Power of Shrinking Joint Sessions, Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. XII, pg. 10, Fall 2020.  

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K.R. (2019). Mediation Madness V: Misfit Mediators, Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. XI, pg. 53, Fall 2019. 

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K.R. (2018). Mediation Madness IV: Truth, Lies, and Mediation, Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. X, pg. 29, Fall 2018. 

Bultena, C., Ramser, C. & Tilker, K.R. (2017). Mediation Madness III: Microwave Mediation. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. IX, pg. 11, Fall 2017.

Bultena, C., Ramser, C. & Tilker, K.R. (2016). Mediation Madness II: Dealing with Destructive Emotions, Southern Journal of Business & Ethics, Vol. VIII, Fall 2016, pg.181.

Bultena, C., Ramser, C. & Tilker, K.R. (2015). Mediation Madness: Dealing with Bullies in Mediation. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics,Vol. VII, Fall 2015, pg. 50-69.

 Bultena, C., Ramser, C. & Tilker, K.R. (2014). Fighting Futility V: Use and Misuse of Influence in Mediation. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. VI, Fall 2014, pg. 11-31.

Bultena, C., Ramser, C. & Tilker, K.R. (2013). Fighting Futility IV: Dealing with Defensiveness in Mediation. Southern Journal of Business and Ethics, Vol. V, Fall 2013, pg. 19., C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2013). Fighting Futility IV: Dealing with Defensiveness in Mediation.  Southern Journal of Business and Ethics

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2012). Fighting Futility III: Dealing with Difficult People in Mediation.  Southern Journal of Business and Ethics

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2011). Fighting Futility II: More Tools for Mediation Success.  Southern Journal of Business and Ethics

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2010). Fighting Futility: Tools for Mediation Success.  Southern Journal of Business and Ethics

Bultena, C. D. & Whatcott, R. B. (2009). For the Birds: An Analysis of Workplace Mobbing Behavior and What to Do About It.  Midwestern Business and Economic Review

Bultena, C. D. (2008). The Insecure Soldier Syndrome: Effects of Job Insecurity on Organizational Citizenship Behavior During a Layoff.  Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 19 (1)

Bultena, C. & Hutton, B. (2007). Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Style: A Situational Approach.  Journal of Business and Behavioral Science

Bultena, C. D. (2006). Good Soldiers Under Fire: The Impact of Trust, Fear, and Control on Citizenship Behavior.  Central Business Review, XXV (NO. 1), 15-22. 

Bultena, C. D. (2003). Is it the Person or the Place? The Impact of Personality and Work Attitudes on Citizenship Behavior.  Central Business Review, XXII (NO. 1), 16-23. 

Bultena, C. D. (2002). The Impact of Advanced Manufacturing Technology on Job Satisfaction and Job Design.  Midwestern Business and Economic Review, 29, 15-27. 

Refereed Proceedings 

Full Paper

Bultena, C. & Richard, W. (2008). Bushwhacked at Work: A Comparative Analysis of Mobbing and Bullying at Work.  American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences

Bultena, C. (2007). Sharpening the Sword: Metamorphosis at Mustang Manufacturing.  American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences

Bultena, C. D. (2006). Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Style: A Situational Approach.  American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences

Bultena, C. (in press, 2005). Good Soldiers In Bad Times: The Impact of Trust and Perceived Control During Downsizing.  Southwest Academy of Management

Bultena, C. (in press, 2003). Differential Effects of Communal Orientation and Work Attitudes on Citizenship Behavior Among Nurses.  Southwest Academy of Management

Bultena, C. (in press, 2002). Student Videos Experiences: An Eye for Experimental Learning.  Southwest Academy of Management

Bultena, C. (in press, 2001). Social Exchange Under Fire: Effects of job Insecurity and Powerlessness in a Downsizing Hospital System.  Southwest Academy of Management

Bultena, C. (2000). Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Satisfaction on the Shopfloor: A Test of the AMT Model.  Southwest Academy of Management

Book Supplement 

Bultena, C. & Whatcott, R. (2011). Schematic of the Mobbing Process, In Press, National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

International

Bultena, C., Rains, L., Harmel, B., & Patterson, M. (2009). Analytical Versus Intuitive Decision Making Among Private and Public Sector Employees. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bultena, C. & Richard, W. (2008, February). Bushwhacked at Work: A Comparative Analysis of Mobbing and Bullying at Work. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bultena, C. (2007, February). Sharpening the Sword: Metamorphosis at Mustang Manufacturing. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bultena, C. D. (2006, February). Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Style: A Situational Approach. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, Nevada.

National

Bultena, C. (2001, March). Social Exchange Under Fire: Effects of Job Insecurity and Powerlessness in a Downsizing Hospital System. Southwest Academy of Management, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Regional

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2013). Fighting Futility IV: Dealing with Defensiveness in Mediation. Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Bultena, C., Ramser, C., & Tilker, K. (2012). Fighting Futility III: Dealing with Difficult People in Mediation. Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K., Ramser, C., & Bultena, C. (2011). Fighting Futility II: More Tools for Mediation Success. Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Tilker, K., Ramser, C., & Bultena, C. (2010). Fighting Futility: Tools for Mediation Success. Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers 

Regional

Bultena, C. (2005, March). Good Soldiers in Bad Times: The Impact of Trust and Perceived Control During Downsizing. Southwest Academy of Management, Dallas, Texas.

Bultena, C. (2003, March). Differential Effects of Communal Orientation and Work Attitudes on Citizenship Behavior Among Nurses. Southwest Academy of Management, Houston, Texas.

Bultena, C. (2002, March). Student Video Experiences: An Eye for Experimental Learning. Southwest Academy of Management, St. Louis, Missouri.

Bultena, C. (2000, March). Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Satisfaction on the Shopfloor: A Test of the AMT Model. Southwest Academy of Management, New Orleans, Louisiana.