Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Human Resource Management
Director of Undergraduate Programs in Business Administration
Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor
Faculty Director of the BSBA Undergraduate Program
Department of Management Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Nelson Hall 1346
Dr. Paul W. Mulvey is an Associate Professor in the Poole College of
Management at North Carolina State University. Paul has a Bachelors degree
in Psychology from Lehigh University and Ph.D. in Labor and Human
Resources from The Ohio State University. Prior to his appointment at NC
State he has taught previously at The Ohio State University and the University
Paul’s research, teaching, and consulting focuses on reward systems and
practices, work teams, leadership, recruiting and retention. He has received
several teaching awards including NC State’s Outstanding Teaching Award
and is a member of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers. He has consulted,
conducted research, and instructed executive education with over 60
organizations. Paul’s research has been featured in the national media such as
National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and USA Today.
He has presented numerous papers at national and international conferences
and published articles in management journals such as Academy of
Management Executive, Academy of Management Journal, Compensation and
Benefits Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes,
Journal of Social Psychology, Small Group Research, and WorldatWork
Journal. In addition to his academic publications he is original co-author of
many manager and leader oriented publications including Rewards of Work:
What Employees Value and the Knowledge of Pay study, monographs funded
and published by WorldatWork.
Ph.D. Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior Ohio State University 1991
Area(s) of Expertise
Work team processes: Goal setting, perceived loafing, group efficacy, competition, implementation of teams.
Employee compensation: Pay-for-performance, compensation systems, pay and benefit satisfaction.
Employee recruitment: Organizational culture, high-tech recruiting.
Honors and Awards
- Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching Award (2021)