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