George S. Benson is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington and academic director of the Masters in Human Resource Management program. Dr. Benson earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Center for Effective Organizations in the Marshall School of Business.
Dr. Benson’s research focuses on performance appraisal, HR measurement, employee involvement, and strategic management of human capital. Dr. Benson’s writing has appeared in Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Human Resource Management, Organizational Dynamics, Sloan Management Review, and Training & Development among others.
Dr. Benson’s work with companies has included performance appraisal systems, HR metrics, job design, compensation, employee engagement and retention programs, employee attitude surveys, and training design and evaluation. He has worked with a wide range of organizations including Alcon Laboratories, ADESA Corporation, Aetna, Frito-Lay, HKS Inc., KFC-Yum Brands, Pratt & Whitney, and PriceWaterhouse Coopers. Dr. Benson previously worked as a researcher at the American Society for Training and Development in Alexandria, Virginia. He also holds degrees from Washington and Lee University and Georgetown University.