Joseph Martocchio

Adjunct Faculty


Professor Martocchio is a professor emeritus of human resource management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Penn State University where he teaches online master's and undergraduate courses in employee compensation, employee benefits, and total reward systems. He also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Bauer College of Business, University of Houston, where he teaches an undergraduate course in compensation and benefits.

His research interests focus on various HR issues, including compensation and benefits, training, absenteeism and generational dynamics in the workplace. Martocchio has published research widely in scholarly journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology. Besides writing scholarly articles, he has written three textbooks in the fields of compensation, employee benefits, and human resource management: Strategic Compensation: A Human Resource Management Approach (10th edition, Pearson Higher Education), Employee Benefits: A Primer for Human Resource Professionals (6th edition, McGraw-Hill), and Human Resource Management (15th edition, Pearson Higher Education).

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