UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Benson, Joy

Joy Benson

Assistant Dean-Assurance of Learning, Professor - College of Business and Economics
member of graduate faculty

Start Year: 2006

Management and Marketing
Office: 320b South Hall
Phone: 715-425-3335

College of Business and Economics
Office: 320b South Hall
Phone: 715-425-3335

Email: joy.benson@uwrf.edu

Education:

D.B.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 1995

Courses Taught:

Decision Making
Management and Organizational Behavior
Managing Workplace Diversity
Organizational Theory and Behavior (MBA)
Special Topics in Management (MBA)

Publications:

Articles in Journals

  • Dresdow, S. & Benson J. (2015). "The Far Side of Critical Thinking: Embedding Abductive Thinking to Expand Understanding." Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice. 15 (6).
  • Benson, J. & Dresdow, S. (2015). "Design for Thinking: Engagement in an Innovation Project." Decision Science, Journal of Innovative Education. 13 (3).
  • Benson, J. & Dresdow, S. (2014). "Design Thinking: A Fresh Approach for Transformative Assessment Practice." Journal of Management Education. 38 (3), 436-461.
  • Pederson, L., Dresdow, S., & Benson, J. (2013). Significant tasks in training of job-shop supervisors. Journal of Workplace Learning, 25 (1), 23-36
  • Benson, J. & Dresdow, S. (2010). "Critical Incidents as Signature Pedagogies for Developing Professional Thinking." Business Case Journal.
  • Benson, J. & Dresdow, S. (2009). "Moder Valley Nursery." Annual Advances in Business Cases.
  • Benson, J. & Dresdow, S. (2008). "Teaching AI to Enhance Students' Understanding of Organizational Behavior." International Journal of Teaching.
  • Dresdow, S. & Benson, J. (2008). "United to Engage: Gaining Collaboration Through Dialogue for Strategic Change." Annual Advances in Business Cases, 27, 585-623. 

Articles in Proceedings

  • Dresdow, S. & Benson, J. (2015) "Beyond Critical Thinking: Embedding Abductive Reasoning to Expand Understanding." MBAA Conference - NAMS Division, Chicago, Ill.
  • Benson, J. & Dresdow, S. (2010). "Framing Critical Incidents as Signature Pedagogies: From Publication to Practice." MBAA Annual Meeting - March 2010. Publication in the SCR Proceedings. Best Paper.
  • Benson, J. (2009). "A Learner's Path: Reflections of a Novice-no-longer Editor." Society for Case Research Annual Meeting. 

Paper Presentations

  • Dresdow, S. & Benson, J. (March 25-27, 2015). "Beyond Critical Thinking: Embedding Abductive Reasoning to Expand Understanding." MBAA Conference - NAMS Division, Chicago, Ill.
  • Benson, J., Onken, M., & Vollmers, S. (2011). Third Generation Assessment. AACSB Assessment Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Benson, J. (2009). A Learner's Path: Reflections of a Novice-no-longer Editor. Society for Case Research Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Benson, J. & Dresdow, S. (2008, June). Teaching AI to Enhance Students' Understanding of Organizational Behavior. 15 International Conference On Learning, Chicago, Illinois.

Honors / Awards:

2012 Recipient of the Keith Wertz Teaching Award
2011 Advisor of the Year - College of Business and Economics (2010-2011)
2009: Faculty Research Award - College of Business and Economics (2008-2009)