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About Dow Scott

Dr. Dow Scott is a Professor of Human Resources in the Graduate School of Business and the Institute of Human Resources and Employment Relations at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Scott specializes in compensation, incentive pay and high performance organizations. Dr. Scott has over 100 publications which include his book Incentive Pay: Creating a Competitive Advantage and articles on pay communications, rewards and engagement, alignment of reward programs with business strategy, variable pay and evaluating reward programs. His current research is focused on global reward programs; specifically pay fairness from a multi-country and culture perspective. He also is examining pay issues associated with counter-offers and retaining employees after an economic downturn.
Dr. Scott consults with diverse organizations on pay and other human resources issues including AMICO, Mississippi State University, AT&T, Groendyke Transport, Landstar Systems, Sara Lee Corporation, HNI Risk, Marsh, Inc., Hebrew Home, Xaloy, Hay Group, Alabama Manufacturing Company, and USG. Prior to following an academic career, Dr. Scott was in human resources at the B.F. Goodrich Company.


Present Professor of Human Resources, Loyola University Chicago Quinlan School of Business

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Compensation
  • Incentive Pay and Employee Benefits
  • Human Resource Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Global Reward Programs

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