Steve Risavy is an assistant professor in the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University and he teaches and conducts research in the area of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management. Professor Risavy holds a PhD from the University of Guelph and MASc and BA degrees from the University of Waterloo.
Professor Risavy is also a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and prior to joining Laurier, he was the Director of Human Resources for Fusion Homes. Professor Risavy has also been employed as a Human Resources Management Consultant by Organization and Management Solutions, Knightsbridge Human Capital Management, and the Waterloo Organizational Research and Consulting Group. He continues to provide consulting services to organizations and specializes in organizational survey development, analysis, and reporting.
Professor Risavy has researched a variety of topics related to organizational and management issues. The majority of his research endeavours have involved the underlying theme of better understanding the impact of individual differences in making organizations and managers more effective. The quest to better understand personality and its link to improving task-specific performance was the focus of his dissertation.
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