Ramon Henson

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Ph.D., University of Michigan; Industrial and Organizational Psychology
B.S., De La Salle College; Accounting
B.A., De La Salle College; Social Science


Executive Leadership, Global Leadership, Global Management Strategy, International Business, Human Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, Strategic Management, Team Development

Dr. Henson is an organization and management consultant with deep expertise and over 30 years of international experience in executive leadership development and global organization development.  His consulting practice focuses on helping clients with solutions to identify and develop leaders; engage and retain employees; improve performance management and succession planning processes; redesign and restructure their organizations; select, assess and coach managers and executives; build high-performance teams; and ensure effective change management.  He currently heads Henson Consulting International and teaches at Rutgers Business School, both in the MBA Program in New Jersey and in Rutgers’ international executive MBA program in Singapore.  His course on Global Leadership is a core course in Rutgers’ international executive MBA program.

Ray received his Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan, and has worked as an executive or consultant for several global companies, including Citibank, Merrill Lynch, Avon Products, Panasonic Corporation, Pfizer, Thomas & Betts, DSM Dyneema, Thomson Reuters, Colgate-Palmolive, and Merck & Co.  He has lived and worked in over 15 different countries, including a three-year stint in Japan.  

Dr. Henson has published in several academic journals, and has served on the editorial board of the journal Group and Organization Studies.  His comments have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business Week.  He has participated in numerous panels in professional meetings, is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (where he has led and participated in several committees) and the American Psychological Association.  He is a licensed psychologist, and is certified in a number of programs, such as the Hogan Assessment System, Myers-Briggs, DiSC, Balanced Scorecard, and Targeted Selection.

He has a blog where he writes about organizational behaviour and global management topics.  His blog was recently named by onlinemba.com as one of the top 50 blogs by business professors.  He can also be found on LinkedIn.


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Rutgers Business School News

Leading global virtual teams

Friday, July 20, 2012

Ramon Henson writes about how to effectively manage global virtual teams. Henson's blog "Organizational Behavior and Global Management" was recently named one of the "50 Best Blogs by Business Professors" by Online MBA.com. More ›

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The Leadership of Steve Jobs

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

By now, many of us have read, watched, and listened to many accounts of Steve Jobs’ many contributions can achievements. There is a passion from consumers about Apple and Steve Jobs that is rare in the corporate world. Not long ago, I walked past an Apple store in Soho and saw hundreds of Post-It notes and flowers from so many thanking Steve Jobs. As his biographer Walter Isaacson and others have pointed out, however, Steve Jobs was far from perfect. More ›

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