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Liz Warren-Pederson
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Eller Scholar in Residence Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Academy of Management

TUCSON, Ariz. – March 15, 2013 – Benjamin Schneider, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the UA Eller College of Management, has been recognized with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. Schneider is a senior research fellow at CEB Valtera and professor emeritus at the University of Maryland.

Benjaim SchneiderSchneider joined the Department of Management and Organizations at the Eller College this year.

He was head of the Industrial and Organizations Psychology program at the University of Maryland from 1982-2003. His scholarly achievements include more than 125 professional journal articles and book chapters, twelve books, and appointment to the editorial review boards of seven major professional journals. Schneider has also won a number of other awards, including lifetime achievement awards from the Academy of Management Human Resources Division, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Service Marketing Group of the American Marketing Association. 

Recent consulting clients have included 3M, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc., and Allstate.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program No. 11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program No. 48 in the U.S. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the No. 25-ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 800 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and on its satellite campus in downtown Phoenix.

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