Researcher Biographies

Dr. Scott Jeffrey

Scott Jeffrey is an assistant professor of management and marketing at Monmouth University. Dr. Jeffrey received his Ph.D. in Managerial and Organizational Behavior from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

He has published articles in top scholarly journals such as Human Performance, The Journal of Management Accounting Review, and the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. Areas of research interests cover employee performance in organizations. His particular focus is on the use of goal setting systems and tangible incentives in organizations.

Dr. Jeffrey has worked with a number of firms on the use of incentives in organizations. This includes large commercial banks, financial services companies, human resource consultants, health care consultants and firms that design and implement incentive systems.

Dr. Alyce Dickinson

Alyce Dickinson is a professor of psychology and a fellow of the American Psychological Association. Her specializations include management reward systems and organizational systems analysis. She earned her master's degree in industrial-organizational psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and her doctoral degree in applied behavior analysis from Western Michigan University.

She has published articles in top journals such as the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, The Behavior Analyst, and Performance Improvement Quarterly. Before beginning her faculty career at WMU in 1984, she served as a personnel selection specialist for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and as a personnel analyst for the New York State Office of Court Administration.