George Banks

Assistant Professor of Management

Dr. Banks specializes in human resources and organizational behavior. He is an active researcher whose research projects include the “evil genius” phenomenon; workplace stress leading to “emotional exhaustion” and “counterproductive work behaviors”; and how research in journal articles is sometimes manipulated by questionable practices.

He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of New Haven and the College of William & Mary.

Publications / Media References

He has published research articles in the International Journal of Stress Management, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Research in Personality. Other research was presented at the conference of the Academy of Management, where it received a “best paper” award in the research methods division. One of his papers was highlighted in Business Week and in an interview with WCVE Public Radio in Richmond. He has co-written chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Personnel Assessment and Selection, the Oxford Handbook of Work and Aging, and the Handbook of Workplace Assessment: Selecting and Developing Organizational Talent.

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