ResearchVOICE: Leadership Assessment - The DOs and DON'Ts

  • Published on:  10/12/2011
  • Dr. Seonaid Charlesworth has spent much of her career with a leading, global organizational psychology consulting firm in the U.S. She has worked with major international companies, including Shell, Allstate, Genentech, Wal-Mart, Lowe's and Barclays Global Investors, in areas such as talent management systems, succession management, and leadership assessment. With a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and extensive experience working with Global 1000 companies, she combines deep professional understanding with practical know-how in real-world application. She currently leads the leadership assessment practice for Western Canada within Leadership Solutions at Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions.

    Speaking at a sold-out PD seminar at the BC Human Resources Management, she discussed why high quality assessment is essential to HR's ability to provide real business value-they improve the accuracy of decisions regarding selection, development and succession.