Dr. Rick Hackett is a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Organizational Behaviour and Human Performance with the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, and Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association. He specializes in executive/managerial assessment, leadership, HR recruitment, testing, selection, work attitudes, absenteeism and performance assessment, and is a member of the McMaster’s Health Leadership Academy. Rick is past President of the Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, is Associate Editor of the Journal of Business & Psychology, and past Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. Over the past 30 years Rick has provided consulting to a variety of companies, including Hatch, RCMP, Marion Merrell Dow, General Motors, ABB, AFG Glass, IBM China and Hong Kong Post. He has also led a number of global executive workshops and presentations around leading effective teams, HR management best practices and HR resources planning and utilization.