Chris Agada, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Business

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Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Strategic Human Resources
  • Talent management & Employee Development
  • Talent acquisition & Corporate Strategy
  • Recruitment Technologies
  • Organizational Development
  • Design & change
  • Career Coaching and development
  • Corporate and Higher Education Curriculum & Course development

Education:

  • ​PhD in Business Organizational Management with a specialization in Human Resources Management (December 2013), Capella University, Minneapolis MN

Dissertation:

  • ​Agada, C. (2013). The relationship between job satisfaction and intent to turnover among software engineers in the information technology industry (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 3607435)

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Strategic Human Resources
  • Talent management & Employee Development
  • Talent acquisition & Corporate Strategy
  • Recruitment Technologies
  • Organizational Development
  • Design & change
  • Career Coaching and development
  • Corporate and Higher Education Curriculum & Course development

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • ​Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

Select Publications:

  • ​Dennis, M., Halbert, J., DiMatteo-Gibson, D., Agada, C., & Fornero, C. (2020). 
  • Implementation of a faculty evaluation model. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics.

Select Professional Experience:

  • Principal Talent Acquisition Partner-Executive Recruitment (May 2014 to August 2018)
    • GE Healthcare, North Richland Hills TX
    • Full-Time
  • Human Resources Talent Solutions Consultant- Project Manager (April 2013 to May 2014)
    • LinkedIn, Chicago IL
    • Full-Time
  • Human Resources Talent Solutions Consultant (January 2012 to April 2013)
    • LinkedIn, Chicago IL
    • Full-Time
  • Human Resources Recruitment Sourcing Strategist (May 2008 to May 2009)
    • HSBC Bank, Lake forest IL
    • Full-Time
  • Technical Recruiter (January 2007 to December 2007)
    • Sapphire Technologies, Chicago IL
    • Full-Time
  • Human Resources Intern (January 2005 to July 2005)
    • Youth Services of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
    • Part-Time
  • Sales Leader (December 2000 to July 2006)
    • Office Max, Irving TX
    • Full-Time