Greg Benson, SCM Program Coordinator, Asst. Professor, Marketing

SCM Program Coordinator

Office: WSTC 145W   |    Phone: (308) 865-8022   |    Email: bensonge@unk.edu

Greg Benson

Education

EdD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 2013.
Major: Educational Administration
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Educational Leadership in Higher Education
Dissertation Title: Understanding the Barriers Which Prevent Female Students From Enrolling the Industrial Distribution Degree Program

MPA, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1987.
Major: Public Administration

BS, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1981.
Major: Business Administration

Professional Positions

Academic/Post-Secondary

Assistant Professor of Marketing & Supply Chain Management Coordinator, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (May 2014 - Present).
Assistant Professor/Industrial Distribution, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (August 2013 - May 2014).
Lecturer/Industrial Distribution, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (August 2009 - August 2013).

Professional/Managerial

Materials Manager, Eaton Corporation. (2001 - 2009).
Vice President of Purchasing, Precision Industries. (2000 - 2001).
Materials Manager/Purchasing Manager/Buyer, Eaton Corporation. (1988 - 2000).
Buyer, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. (1985 - 1988).
Buyer, Lincoln Public Schools. (1981 - 1985).
Wholesale Sales, Georgia Pacific Corporation. (1981).

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Institute of Supply Management (ISM). (2015 - Present).
Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM). (October 13, 2000 - Present).

Professional Memberships

Institute of Supply Management (ISM). (2009 - Present).
ATMAE, Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering. (August 2011 - July 2014).

Development Activities Attended

Workshop, "CBT Spring Research Seminar," CBT Faculty Development Committee, Kearney, Nebraska. (April 8, 2016)
Workshop, "Case Study Workshop," CBT Faculty Development Committee, Kearney, Nebraska. (November 10, 2015).
Tutorial, "UNK Equity and Title IX Compliance Training," UNK Title IS Office, Kearney, NE. (September 25, 2015).
Self-Study Program, "CPSM Bridge Exam," Institute of Supply Management, Kearney, NE. (March 2015 - May 2015).
Continuing Education Program, "CBT Strengths 2014/15 Cohort," UNK College of Business and Technology, Kearney, NE. (September 2014 - May 2015).
Workshop, "UNK Research Seminar," CBT AoL, Kearney, Nebraska. (March 2015).
Workshop, "UNK Research Seminar," CBT AoL, Kearney, Nebraska. (April 2014).
Continuing Education Program, "Teaching On-Line," UNK eCampus, Kearney, Nebraska. (January 2014 - April 2014).
Conference Attendance, "2013 ATMAE Annual Conference Developing the Future Workforce," ATMAE, New Orleans, LA. (November 20, 2013 - November 23, 2013).
Conference Attendance, "Electronic Distribution Show and Conference," Electronic Components, Assemblies & Materials Association, Las Vegas, NV. (May 2013).
Other Professional Development, Doctoral Program Comprehensive Exam, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2012).
Other Professional Development, Ed.D. Degree Coursework, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2009 - 2012).

Teaching

University of Nebraska at Kearney

ITEC 114, Intro To Ind Distribution, 1 course.
ITEC 188, GS Portal, 4 courses.
ITEC 290, Communicating Through Tech, 3 courses.
ITEC 308, Industrial Mgt, 6 courses.
ITEC 352, Purchasing for Distribution, 5 courses.
ITEC 450, Ind Prob In Manufac, 1 course.
ITEC 453, Purchasing for Distribution, 4 courses.
ITEC 490, Ind Distribution Seminar, 4 courses.
MKT 300, Principles of Marketing, 4 courses.
MKT 300H, Prin of Marketing, 1 course.
MKT 437, Sales Management, 4 courses.
MKT 837P, Sales Management, 3 courses.
SCM 188, GS Portal, 1 course.
SCM 402, Materials Mgt & Procurement, 1 course.
SCM 402H, Materials Mgt & Procurement, 1 course.

Directed Student Learning

Supervised Research - UGRD, Supply Chain Management. (January 2015 - Present). Advised: Maria Gomez
Thompson Scholars. (January 2013 - May 2013).
Advised: Sara Hanson

Awards and Honors

2010 - 2011 Faculty of the Year, UNK Student Body Government. (2011).


Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Articles

Benson, G. E. (in press). Utilizing a Balanced Scorecard to Improve MRO Supplier Performance: A Case Study. Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries & Perspectives, 6(2).
Benson, G. E. (2014). Why Do So Few Female Students Select Industrial Distribution As Their Academic Major? The Journal of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (JTMAE), 31(3/April - June 2014), 1 - 13. atmae.org

Presentations Given

Benson, G. E. (Author & Presenter). 2016: 11th Annual Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education (CALHE), "SCM Applied Learning "Student Business Center" at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK).," Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, Missouri. (April 1, 2016).
Benson, G. E. (Author & Presenter). 2014 Great Plains Economic and Business Conference, "How a Company's Cost Saving Policy Can Impact the Company's Bottom-line Financial Performance," Nebraska Economics and Business Association (NEBA), Kearney, NE. (October 24, 2014).
Benson, G. E. (Presenter), Obermier, T. (Presenter). ATMAE Annual Conference, "Developing an ATMAE Online Accreditation Self-Study," ATMAE, New Orleans. (November 22, 2013).
Benson, G. E. (Author & Presenter). ATMAE Annual Conference, "Qualitative Research Results Related to Lack of Female Students Enrolled within the Industrial Distribution Program at a Midwestern University," ATMAE, New Orleans. (November 21, 2013).
Benson, G. E. (Author & Presenter). NSCA School Counselor Academy, "Understanding Why So Few Female Students Enroll in Industrial Distribution as their Academic Major," Nebraska Department of Education, Kearney, NE. (November 4, 2013).

Media Contributions

Radio

KGFW radio. (September 8, 2015).
KGFW radio. (February 5, 2014).
KGFW radio. (November 25, 2013).

Intellectual Contributions in Submission

Referred Journal Articles

Benson, G. E. Utilizing a Balanced Scorecard to Improve MRO Supplier Performance: A Case Study. Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries & Perspectives. (Accepted for Publication, 2015)


Service

Department Service

Faculty Advisor, Supply Chain Management Student Organization. (2014 - Present).
Faculty Advisor, Supply Chain Management students. (2014 - Present).
Committee Member, Supply Chain Management Faculty Search Committee. (2014 - 2015).
Committee Member, Industrial Distribution Faculty Search Committee. (2013 - 2014).
Committee Member, ITEC Program Coordinator Committee. (2011 - 2014).
Committee Member, ID Program Industrial Advisory Committee. (2010 - 2014).
Faculty Advisor, Industrial Distribution students. (2010 - 2014).
Other Institutional Service Activities, ITEC ATMAE Accreditation Committee. (2010 - 2011).
Committee Member, Industrial Distribution Faculty Search Committee. (2010).

College Service

Committee Chair, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (2015 - 2016).
Committee Member, CBT Academic Affairs Committee. (2014 - 2015).
Committee Member, CBT Student Affairs Committee. (2009 - 2011).

University Service

Committee Member, Faculty Senate Student Affairs Advisory Committee. (2013 - Present).
Judge, UNK Enactus Team's "New Venture Adventure" day, Enactus. (October 15, 1925).
Committee Member, MID Degree Proposal. (2010 - 2011).


Professional

Professional Service

Member, Institute of Supply Management, Kearney, NE. (1988 - Present).
Member, ISM Nebraska, Kearney, NE. (1988 - Present).
Reviewer, Journal Article, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Sussex. (March 2016 - April 2016). 
Reviewer, Journal Article, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Sussex. (February 2015 - April 2015). 

Public Service

Volunteer - Community Service Activities, Kearney Area Animal Shelter, Kearney, Nebraska. (2016 - Present).
Volunteer - Community Service Activities, Feed My Starving Children, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012 - Present).
Attendee, Meeting, Becker Foundation, Kearney, NE. (2010 - Present).
Attendee, Meeting, Collage Center, Kearney, NE. (2010 - Present).
Other Community Service Activities, Host Family For UNK International Students, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012 - Present).
Volunteer - Community Service Activities, Kearney Community Playhouse, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010 - Present).
Other Community Service Activities, Feed My Starving Children Volunteer Program, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012 - 2014).

Consulting

For Profit Organization, The Toro Company, Beatrice, Nebraska. (January 2013).
For Profit Organization, The Toro Company, Bloomington Minnesota. (December 2012).
For Profit Organization, Cargill, Kearney, Nebraska. (2010).