Meet our Expert Speaker, Alexander Alonso, Ph.D., SHRM’s VP for Research

We are pleased to have Dr. Alexander Alonso from SHRM's leadership team present a GMSHRM seminar, "The NEW HR Competencies Model" on Feb. 19th, at Trio on the Bay.

About our Speaker, Alexander Alonso, Ph. D., SPHR
Prior to joining SHRM in 2011, Dr. Alonso worked with numerous subject matter experts worldwide with the aim of identifying performance standards, developing competency models, designing organizational assessments, and conducting job analyses.   Among other assignments, he led a project for SHRM to study the state of HR education and supported the development of assessments for university accreditation. 
Dr. Alonso was part of the team recognized by the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology with the 2007 M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace for the development of the federal standard for medical team training, TeamSTEPPS.  He was also honored by the American Psychological Association with the 2009 Presidential Citation for Innovative Practice for supporting the development of a competency model for team triage in emergency medicine.
  
He has published works in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, Quality and Safety in Health Care, and Human Resources Management Review.  He has also served as the Chairperson for the SIOP International Affairs Committee and as the Vice President for Programs of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington.  Dr. Alonso received his doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Florida International University in 2003.
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