Benjamin Schneider is Affiliated Research Scientist at the USC Center for Effective Organizations and Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Maryland where, for many years he was the head of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology program. He was previously with CEB Talent Management Labs from 2003 – 2016.
Ben has also taught at Michigan State University and Yale University and for shorter periods of time at Bar-Ilan University (Israel, on a Fulbright); University of Aix-Marseilles (France); Peking University (PRC); and at the Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.
His academic accomplishments include more than 175 professional journal articles and book chapters. He has also written or co-written and co-edited 12 books. Ben’s research interests concern service quality, organizational climate and culture, employee engagement, staffing, and the role of manager personality in organizational life. Ben has won numerous awards for his research including distinguished research contributions awards from the Organizational Behavior as well as the Human Resource Management divisions of the Academy of Management, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Services Interest Group of the American Marketing Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management. Over the years, Ben has consulted with numerous organizations on organizational climate and culture and employee engagement. Most recently he has consulted with Allstate, Eli Lilly, State Farm, INGAA, and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ben holds a Ph.D. in psychology (University of Maryland, 1967) and an MBA (C.U.N.Y., 1964).