Ben Wigert, Ph.D., is the Director of Research and Strategy, Workplace Management. He assesses human capital management needs and designs performance optimization strategies for organizations across the world.
Dr. Wigert is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist and specializes in helping organizations improve their employee hiring, development, engagement, and performance management programs. He is the lead author of Re-Engineering Performance Management, Gallup's evidence-based perspective on how to evolve performance management practices.
Dr. Wigert received his bachelor's degree in psychology and human resource management from Hastings College. He received master's degrees in industrial-organizational psychology and business administration, and a doctorate in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.