Robert L. Heneman

Robert L. Heneman, Ph.D., is professor of management and human resources in the FIsher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Dr. Heneman has been a strategic compensation consultant for more than sixty public and private sector organizations throughout the world - including IBM, BancOne, Time Warner, Nationwide Insurance, and The Limited - and his work has been reported in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Money. He is the author of five previous books, including Merit Pay: Linking Pay Increases to Performance Ratings and Staffing Organizations, as well as numerous articles in professional journals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Employee Compensation
  • Performance Management
  • Staffing and Training
  • Work Design
  • Strategic Human Resource Management


  • PhD, Michigan State University
  • MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BA, Lake Forest College

BUSMHR 4326 - Compensation and Benefits Administration

Provides a comprehensive framework and state-of-the art tools for designing compensation systems via assessment of organizational needs, internal and external equity and compensation administration.
Prereq: 3100 (400), or 3200 (701) and BusMgt 2320 (330). Not open to students with credit for 762.

BUSMHR 7310 - Labor Relations

Examination of the basic elements of labor-management relations, including the process and content of collective bargaining. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 861or 864.

BUSMHR 7313 - Total Rewards/Compensation

Introduction to pay systems; including job evaluation, pay surveys, performance appraisals, and benefits. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 865.


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