Chief Research Officer, Activate Human Capital Group
Emily Killham is one of the leading Employee Engagement researchers in the world today. Focused on building better places to work for more than a decade, she has worked closely with organizations in nearly every industry, both global and domestic, ranging in size from a few hundred employees to over 100,000. She is an expert at quantifying the value of engaged employees and engaged work teams in terms of dollars, productivity, turnover, customer loyalty, safety, and absenteeism. Emily has authored several articles on the subject of Employee Engagement and how it relates to organizational performance.
She has a master’s degree in Educational Psychology, with a focus in Qualitative and Quantitative Methods from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
James K. Harter, Frank L. Schmidt, James W. Asplund, Emily A. Killham and Sangeeta Agrawal. “Causal Impact of Employee Work Perceptions on the Bottom Line of Organizations.” Perspectives on Psychological Science 2010 5: 378. DOI: 10.1177/1745691610374589. 18 Jan 2016 <http://pps.sagepub.com/content/5/4/378>.
James K. Harter, Frank L. Schmidt, James W. Asplund, Emily A. Killham and Sangeeta Agrawal. “The Relationship Between Engagement at Work and Organizational Outcomes.” American Association of Managing General Agents. 18 Jan 2016 <http://www.aamga.org/files/hr/MetaAnalysis_Q12_WhitePaper_2009.pdf>
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