George Banks

George Banks
Department: 
Management
Friday 340A
704-687-8412

Dr. George C. Banks (PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University) is an assistant professor in the department of management within the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte. He is also a faculty member of the Organizational Science program (http://orgscience.uncc.edu/). His research and teaching interests include strategic human resource management, leadership and team development, as well as research methods and statistics.

Dr. Banks has more than 30 publications, including journal articles in top-tier outlets, such as Science, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Journal of Applied Psychology. His work has been featured by popular media outlets, such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, as well as National Public Radio (NPR). Currently Dr. Banks is an editorial board member of Journal of Business and Psychology, Human Resource Management Review, and The Leadership Quarterly.

Prior to becoming an academic, Dr. Banks worked as a consultant for HRinterax, Inc. (Shelton, CT) and Human Technology, Inc. (McLean, VA). He has provided services for diverse clients, such as the Missile Defense Agency, the Forest Service, the Transportation Security Administration, the Patent and Trade Office, as well as the Foreign Agriculture Service. Dr. Banks has also been an independent consultant and collaborator with organizations such as, Food Lion, LLC (Salisbury, NC), Work Skills First (Richmond, VA), and The Center for Open Science (Charlottesville, VA).

Education:
Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University

Curriculum Vitae

Favorite Articles:
Locke, E. A. (2007). The case for inductive theory building. Journal of Management, 33, 867-890.

Hambrick, D. C. (2007). The field of management’s devotion to theory: Too much of a good thing? Academy of Management Journal, 50, 1346-1352.

Research Interests:
My research and teaching interests include strategic human resource management, leadership and team development, ethics, as well as research methods and statistics.