Eli Broad Professor of Management John R. Hollenbeck was recently named a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor by the Board of Trustees.
He was selected, along with nine other MSU professors, in recognition of his achievements in the classroom, laboratory and community. This is among the highest honors that can be bestowed on a faculty member by the university. Those selected for the title have been recognized nationally and internationally for the importance of their teaching, research and outreach achievements.
Hollenbeck received his PhD in Management from New York University. He has published over 60 articles and book chapters on the topics of team dynamics and work motivation, as well as two best-selling textbooks in the areas of organizational behavior and human resource management. His research interests and expertise lie in team decision making and performance, self-regulation theories of work motivation and employee separation and acquisition processes. Along with Daniel R. Ilgen, he founded the Michigan State University Team Effectiveness Research Laboratory, a facility that has been dedicated to conducting large sample team research since 1991.