Publications


ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

Khavul, S., Benson, G., & Datta, D. (2010). “Does internationalization influence HRM investments?  A study of entrepreneurial firms from emerging markets.” Human Resource Management.

Benson, G., Nordtvedt, L., & Datta, D. (2009) “Managerial characteristics and willingness to send expatriates abroad.” Human Resource Management.

 Payne, G., Benson, G., & Finegold, D. (2009). “Inside the black box: Corporate board attributes, effective governance and financial performance.”  Journal of Management Studies. 46:4, pp. 704-731.

Benson, G., & Pattie, M. (2009). “The comparative roles of home and host supervisors in the expatriate experience.” Human Resource Management, 48:1, pp. 49-68.

 Benson, G., & Pattie, M. (2008). “Is expatriation good for my career? The impact of expatriate assignments on perceived and actual career outcomes.”  International Journal of Human Resource Management. 19:9, 1636-1653.

Gibson, C., Porath, C., Benson, G., & Lawler, E. (2007). “What results when firms implement practices: The differential relationship between specific practices, firm financial performance, customer service and quality.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 92:6, pp. 1467-1480. 

Finegold, D., Hecht D., & Benson G. (2007). “Corporate boards and company performance: Review of research in light of company reforms.” Corporate Governance: An International Review, 15:5, pp. 865-878.

Pattie, M., G. Benson, and Y. Baruch. (2006). “Tuition-reimbursement, graduate business education and career transitions.” Human Resource Development Quarterly, 17:4, pp. 423-442

Benson, G., S. Young, and E. Lawler. (2006). “High involvement work practices and analysts’ forecasts of corporate earnings.” Human Resource Management, 45:4, pp. 519-537. 

Benson, G. (2006). “Employee development, commitment and intention to turnover: A test of ‘employability’ policies in action.” Human Resource Management Journal, 16:2, pp. 173-192. 

Benson, G., D. Finegold, and S. Mohrman. (2004). “You paid for the skills, now keep them: Tuition-reimbursement and voluntary turnover.” Academy of Management Journal, 47:3, pp. 315-333. Finalist, Academy of Management HR Division Scholarly Achievement Award

 Benson, G. (2003). “Examining employability: The effects of employee development on commitment and intention to turnover.” In D.H. Nagao (Ed.), Proceedings of the Sixty-third Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (CD), ISSN 1543-8643.

 Benson, G. (2003). “Beyond skill development: The effects of training and development on the attitudes and retention of employees.” In S. Lynham, (Ed.), Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development (CD), 4.

 Finegold, D., G. Benson, and S. Mohrman. (2002). “Harvest what you grow: How You Can Get a Return on Your Investment in General Skills.” Organizational Dynamics, 31:2, pp. 151-164.

 Lawler, E.E., D. Finegold, G. Benson, and J. Conger. (2002). “Corporate boards: Keys to effectiveness.”  Organizational Dynamics, 30:4, pp.310-324.

 Lawler, E.E., D. Finegold, G. Benson, and J. Conger. (2002). “Adding value in the boardroom” Sloan Management Review, 43: 2, pp. 92-93.

 Conger J., E.E. Lawler, G. Benson, and D. Finegold D. (2000). “CEO appraisal: Keys to Effectiveness.” Global Focus, 12, 2, pp. 35-44.

  

BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS AND PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS 

Benson, G. & Lawler, E. (forthcoming).  in.  “Raising Skill Demand: Generating Good Jobs,” in Transforming the U.S. Workforce Development System: Lessons from Research and Practice. Finegold, D., and Wells, P. (Eds.). Champaign, IL: Labor and Employment Relations Association.   

 Benson, G. “Popular and Influential Management Books,” in Useful Research: Advancing Theory and Practice. S. Mohrman and Lawler, E. (Eds.). San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler.

 Benson, G., & Lawler, E. (forthcoming). “Employee Involvement: Research Foundations,” in The Psychologically Healthy Workplace ,  Gratwich, M.  (Ed.). Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Levenson, A., Fenlon, M., and Benson, G. (forthcoming). “Rethinking Retention Strategies: Work-life Versus Deferred Compensation in a Total Rewards Strategy.” Work at Work Journal, World at Work: The Total Rewards Association. 

Benson, G. (2006). “Tuition-reimbursement.” in Encyclopedia of Career Management. J. Greenhaus and G. Callanan (Eds.). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Benson, G and E.E Lawler, (2002). “Employee Involvement:  Utilization, impacts, and future prospects”, in The New Workplace: People, Technology and Organization: A Handbook and Guide to the Human Impact of Modern Working Practices. Holman, D., T. Wall, C. Clegg, P. Sparrow, and Howard, A. (Eds.).  

Lawler, E.E., S. Mohrman, and G. Benson. (2001). Organizing for High Performance: The CEO Report on Employee Involvement, TQM, Reengineering, and Knowledge Management in Fortune 1000 Companies. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Benson, G. (1997). “Measuring Informal Training Time: How Does it Compare?.” Training & Development, ASTD.

Benson, G. (1997). “A New Look at EPSS [Electronic Performance Support Systems].” Training & Development, ASTD.

Bassi, L., G. Benson, and S. Cheney. (1996). “The Top Ten Trends: Position Yourself for the Future.” Training & Development, ASTD.

Benson, G. (1996). “How Much Do Employers Spend on Training?” Training & Development, ASTD.

Benson, G. and S. Cheney. (1996). “Best Practices in Training Delivery.” Technical Skills Training, ASTD.

Day, L. O., and G. Benson. (1996). “Training Success Stories: Best Practices of the ASTD Benchmarking Forum.” Training & Development, ASTD.

  

PRESENTATIONS 

Moses, A., Benson, G., and Levenson, A. (2010). Exploring the Nature of Person-Job Fit in Jobs  with Multiple-Distinct Roles. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

 Benson, G. (2010). “Popular and Influential Management Books.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

 Levenson, A., Zhogi, C., Gibbs, M. and Benson, G. (2010). “Getting what you pay for: The productivity impacts of incentive pay optimization.” 9th IZA/SOLE Transatlantic Meeting of Labor Economists, Ammersee, Germany.

 Benson, G. (2009). “Popular and influential management books.” Doing Research that Useful for Theory and Practice Conference.  Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Benson, G., Levenson, A. & Boudreau, J. (2009). “Strategic management of human capital: A case study of task differentiation.” People and Organizations Conference, Wharton Center for Human Resources, Philadelphia PA.

Khavul, S., Benson, G., & Datta, D. (2009). “Investments in human resource management in response to internationalization of entrepreneurial firms in emerging markets.” Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Wellesley, MA.

Benson, G., & Levenson, A. (2008). “Career goals and perceived developmental support as drivers of turnover in a professional services firm.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. 

Casper, W., Benson, G., & Levenson, A. (2008). “Contextual antecedents of work-family conflict among non-professional workers.” Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA. 

Benson, G., Nordvedt, L., & Datta, D. (2007). “Managerial characteristics and willingness to send expatriates abroad.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 

Pattie, M., & Benson, G. (2007). “Expatriate performance and intention to turnover: The importance of the relationship between expatriates and sending supervisors.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 

Benson, G., Levenson, A., & Boudreau, J. (2006). “Informal developmental experiences and career success.”  Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.  Best Paper Nominee, Careers Division.

Levenson, A., and G. Benson (2005).  “Occupational skills, job changes and wages: A study of former employees of a professional services firm.”  Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Chan, S., and G. Benson. (2005). “The comparative influence of employee involvement and consciousness on helping behavior.” Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Henley, A., G. Benson, and G. McMahan. (2004). “Creating salary inequity: An investigation of the impacts of pay compression.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Finegold, D., D. Hecht, and G. Benson. (2004). “Corporate boards and company performance: Review of research in light of company reforms.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Chan, S., G. Benson, and L. Jensen-Campbell. (2004). “Employee involvement moderating the relationship between conscientiousness and helping behavior.” Society of Personality and Social Psychology Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. 

Benson, G., and S. Young. (2003). “Accounting for human resources:  Employee involvement practices and the accuracy of financial analyst forecasts for the Fortune 1000.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Benson, G. (2003). “Examining employability: The effects of employee development on commitment and intention to turnover.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.  Best Applied Paper, Careers Division.

Benson, G. (2003). “The effects of employee development on the commitment and retention of employees.” American Society for Training and Development Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Benson, G. (2002). “You paid for the skills, now keep them:  Tuition-reimbursement and voluntary turnover.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Best Student Paper, Human Resources Division.

Benson, G. and D. Finegold. (2001). “A model of the effects of employee development on commitment and retention of employees.” Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Sun Valley, ID.

Benson, G. (2001). “The effects of training and development on commitment and retention of employees: Comparing employee outcomes across the Pacific Rim.” Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Doctoral Student Conference, Auckland, NZ.

Finegold, D., A. Majchrzak, A. Levenson, M. Van Buren, and G. Benson. (2000). “Measuring the psychological contracts of temporary workers:  Preliminary findings and key issues.”  Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON.

Finegold, D., A. Majchrzak, A. Levenson, M. Van Buren, and G. Benson. (1999). “Are contingent employees really contingent?:  The varied psychological contracts of employees in the temporary staffing industry.”  Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Benson, G., and D. Finegold. (1999). “Inside the black box:  Corporate board practices, effective governance and financial performance.”  Western Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI, Best Paper Nominee.

Finegold, D. and G. Benson. (1998). “Inside the black box:  Factors that lead to effective corporate governance.”  Academy of Management Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Bassi, L., and G. Benson, (1997). “Data for HRD Research and the ASTD 1997 Human Performance Practices Survey.” Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Benson, G. (1996). “Lessons Learned: The Process for Identifying Best Practices.”  Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH.

Day, L.O., and G. Benson. (1995). “The Benchmarking of Training: Challenges and Lessons Learned.” Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC.

 

 INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Benson, G. (2009). “HR Metrics and Analytics: Practices and Prospects.”  Mid-Cities Human Resource Association, Grand Prairie, TX.

Lawler, E. and Benson, G. (2008). “Built for Talent.” IBC Human Capital Management Learning Event, Scottsdale, AZ.