Dr. George Benson

Department Chair & Associate Professor


  • George S. Benson is Chairman of the Department of Management and an Associate Professor. Dr. Benson previously served as Director of the MSHRM Program 2010-2018.

  • Dr. Benson is Affiliated Researcher at the Center for Effective Organizations in the USC 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, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal, and International Journal of Human Resource Management among others.

  • Dr. Benson’s practice writing has appeared in outlets including WorldatWork Journal, Workspan, Training and Development, Compensation and Benefits Review, and Technical Skills Training.

  • Dr. Benson’s work with companies has included performance appraisal systems, HR analytics, job design, compensation, employee engagement and retention programs, employee attitude surveys, and training design and evaluation. He has consulted with a wide range of organizations including Alcon Laboratories, ADESA Corporation, Aetna, Frito-Lay, Huawei, HKS Inc., KFC-Yum Brands, Pratt & Whitney, and PriceWaterhouse Coopers. Dr. Benson has supervised student HR analytics projects with more than 30 local DFW organizations including all the largest employers in Tarrant County.

  • Dr. Benson authored with Ed Lawler and Sue Mohrman, Organizing for High Performance: The CEO Report on Employee Involvement, TQM, Reengineering, and Knowledge Management in Fortune 1000 Companies. 2001. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

  • Dr. Benson previously worked as a researcher at the Association for Talent Development in Alexandria, Virginia.


  • Education:

    • Ph.D. in Business Administration
      University of Southern California - 2002

    • Masters of Public Policy
      Georgetown University - 1994

    • Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Philosophy
      Washington and Lee University - 1992


               Dr. George Benson
      Curriculum Vitae
Mailing Address Department of Management,
University of Texas at Arlington
701 S.West
Arlington, TX 76019
Phone (817) 272 3412
E-mail benson@uta.edu
Fax Room: 210
Fax (817) 272 3122