Herb Heneman is the Dickson-Bascom Professor (Emeritus) of Management and Human Resources in the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also serves as a senior research associate in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. Herb has been a visiting faculty member at the University of Washington and University of Florida, and was university distinguished visiting professor at The Ohio State University. His research is in the areas of staffing, performance management, union membership growth, work motivation, and compensation systems. For the past decade, Herb has been studying the design and effectiveness of compensation, performance management, and strategic human resource systems for teachers and principals in public schools.
Herb also served as the director of research for the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation Board. Herb is the senior author of four textbooks: Managing Personnel and Human Resources: Strategies and Programs (1981), Perspectives on Personnel/Human Resource Management, 3/e (1986), Personnel/Human Resource Management, 4/e (1989), and Staffing Organizations, 6/e (2009). Herb is a fellow of the Academy of Management, former chair of its Human Resources Division, and recipient of the Division Career Achievement Award. Herb is also a member and fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Herb received the Michael R. Losey Research Award from the Society for Human Resource Management for his lifetime of research contributions.
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Office: 1152A Ed Sciences
Current ProjectsHelping the Nation Redesign Teacher Compensation: Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Information
Completed ProjectsConsortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE)
Study of Innovative School Leadership Performance Evaluation Systems
Creating and Implementing New Forms of Teacher Compensation
Human Resources Management and Improved Student Achievement: The Emerging Linkages