Tipping Expert
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Tipping Bibliography  (last updated  May 2014)

Lynn, M. (forthcoming). Negative perceptions of Christian tippers: How widespread are they? Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 18 (2), ??.

​Lynn, M., Giebelhausen, M. Garcia, S., Li, Y. & Patumanon, I. (forthcoming). Clothing color and tipping: An attempted replication and extension. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research.

​​Lynn, M. (forthcoming). The contribution of norm familiarity to race differencesin tipping: A replication and extension. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research.

Lynn, M. & Wang, S. (2013). The indirect effects of tipping policies on patronage intentions through perceived expensiveness, fairness and quality. Journal of Economic Psychology, 39, 62-71.

Lynn, M., Flynn, S.M. & Helion​​, C. (2013). Do consumers prefer round prices? Evidence from pay-what-you-want decisions and self-pumped gasoline purchases. Journal of Ecomic Psychology, 36, 96-102.

​Lynn, M. & Katz, B. (2013). Are chrisitian/religious people poor tippers? Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 928-935.

Lynn, M. (2013). A comparison of Asians', Hispanics' and Whites' restaurant tipping. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 834-839.

Lynn, M., Pugh, C.C. & Williams, J.  (2012). Black-White differences in tipping: Moderated by socio-economic status? Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 53 (4), 286-294..

Lynn, M. & Williams, J. (2012).Black-White differences in beliefs about the U.S. restaurant tipping norm: Moderated by socio-economic status? International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31, 1033-1035.

Lynn, M., Jabbour, P. & Kim, W.G. (2012). Who uses tips as a reward for service and when? An examination of potential moderators of the service-tipping relationship. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33, 90 - 103.

Lynn, M., Kwortnik, R. & Sturman, M. (2011). Voluntary tipping and the selective attraction and retention of service workers in the United States: An application of the ASA Model. International Journal of Human Resources Management, 22 (9), 1887-1901.

Lynn, M. (2011). Race differences in tipping: Testing the role of norm familiarity. Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 52 (1), 73-80.

Lynn, M. & Sturman, M.C. (2010). Tipping and service quality: A within-subjects analysis. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 34 (2), 269-275.

Saunders, S.G. & Lynn, M. (2010). Why tip? An empirical test of motivations for tipping car guards. Journal of Economic Psychology, 31 (1), 106-113.

Lynn, M. & McCall, M. (2009). Techniques for increasing tips: How generalizable are they? Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 50, 198-208.

Lynn, M. (2009). Individual differences in self-attributed motives for tipping: Antecedents, consequences, and implications. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 28, 432-438.

Kwortnik, R.J., Lynn, M. & Ross, W.T. (2009). Buyer monitoring: A means to insure personalized service. Journal of Marketing Research, XLVI, 573-583.

Lynn, M. (2009). Determinants and consequences of female attractiveness and sexiness: Realistic tests with restaurant waitresses. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38, 737-745.

Lynn, M. & Withiam, G. (2008). Tipping and its alternatives: Business considerations and directions for research. Journal of Services Marketing, 22 (4), 328-336.

Lynn, M., et. al. (2008). Consumer racial discrimination in tipping: A replication and extension. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38, 1045-1060.

Lynn, M. (2008). Personality effects on tipping attitudes, self-reported behaviors and customs: A multi-level inquiry. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 989-999.