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Scott Behson, PhD, is a professor of management and Silberman Global Faculty Fellow at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and a leading expert in work-life, wellness, and flexible workplaces.


He's the author of three books, most recently, The Whole-Person Workplace: Building Better Workplaces Through Work-Life, Wellness and Employee Support, which is based on research, best practices, and interviews with dozens of business and HR leaders right as they were navigating Covid changes to the workplace. His other books are The Working Dad's Survival Guide and We Hate Team Projects!


Scott is an accomplished speaker and consultant who has worked with leading companies on workplace flexibility and building supportive work cultures, He was a featured speaker at the UN’s International Day of the Family and the White House’s Summit for Working Families. 

Scott recently helped launch Flex-Friendly Certification, a user-friendly program in which employers assess and improve their approach to flexible work while earning a valuable credential that helps them attract and retain top talent.


In addition to his many academic publications, his work appears at HBR, Time, Fast Company, Success, Workspan, WSJ, and many other leading publications. He has appeared on NBC, CBS, MSNBC, NPR, and Bloomberg Radio, as well as many leading HR and business podcasts. His LinkedIn newsletter is a must-read for anyone interested in building better workplaces.  


He’s worked with the states of New York and New Jersey and with leading advocacy groups for enhanced parental leave policies. He believes we should all advocate for needed change with our time and money, and vote for those who truly support working families.


Scott co-founded FDU’s undergraduate program in human resources management, has won 8 awards for his scholarship, teaching, and service to students, and has taught in Paris, Zagreb, Lille, and Monaco.

He lives with his wife, son, and cats in Nyack, NY. 

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