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Rob Austin McKee

Rob Austin McKee

Assistant Professor

Office: B 457
713-221-5826
mckeer@uhd.edu

​​Discipline: Organizational Behavior

Rob Austin McKee is an Assistant Professor of Leadership and Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston–Downtown. He earned his Ph.D. and MBA from the University of Houston. His research interests include decision-making, leadership, personality, and visceral states. His work has appeared in Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, and Business Horizons. Rob is Vice President for Business Development at Flexios, a medical device startup working in the area of hand tendon repair. He is a former nuclear reactor operator for the United States Navy and an avid rock climber.

University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business – Ph.D. in Management

University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business – Master of Business Administration


Introductory and advanced undergraduate and MBA courses on organizational behavior, management, decision-making, leadership, and stress 

​B​usiness and Professional Experience:

Vice President for Business Development, Flexios LLC – providing streamlined surgical solutions for hand tendon repair that improve strength, smoothness, and patient satisfaction

Former Nuclear Reactor Operator for the United States Navy


​Research and Creative Interests:

Experimental research regarding organizational behavior, including but not limited to:
Decision-making, followership, group functioning, leadership, personality, research methodology, self-other rating agreement, social loafing, visceral states
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Last updated 11/19/2020 3:16 AM