Dr Helen Chen



Ph.D. University of Missouri, St. Louis, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

B.A. (Honors) McDaniel College, Psychology

Teaching and Scholarly Interests:

Human Resource Management, Leadership Development, Managerial Skills Development, Communication & Interpersonal Skill, Recruitment & Selection, Training & Development, Group Dynamics;

Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Personality Psychology;

Dr. Helen Chen received the doctoral degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from University of Missouri, St, Louis. Dr. Chen has been an HR practitioner for nearly two decades. Her consulting practices spans the globe focusing on working with large corporations to address talent management needs such as assessment, executive hiring, succession planning, leadership development, and coaching.

Dr. Chen also serves as sessional faculty at McMaster University, DeGroote School of Business, teaching in both the undergraduate Commerce and MBA programs.

Conducted Conference Workshop at Training World 2003 and Corporate University Week 2003: “Competency-based Learning Program: Key to Successful Results Measurement”
Conducted Conference Workshop at Training World 2002 and Online Corporate University 2002: “Beyond e-Learning: From Competencies to Curriculum Roadmaps to Results”

Conducted Conference Workshop at Corporate University Week 2002: “Linking Learning To Performance: How To Design And Implement An Effective Competency Model”

Presented a research paper at the 14th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), May 1999: “The relationship of recruiting sources and pre-hire outcomes” (Authored by: Breaugh, J. A., Greising, L. A., Taggart, J. W., & Chen, H.)

Presented a research paper at The American Psychological Association conference: Applied Personality Psychology, May 1999: “Relationships among face validity, test-taking motivation, test performance and criterion-related validity of personality tests” (Authored by: Chen, H., and Macan, T.)