Talent Leadership: Faculty

Mark Huselid, Ph.D.

Mark Huselid is the Distinguished Professor of Workforce Analytics and Director of the Center for Workforce Analytics in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. His research focuses on the linkages between HR and workforce analytics, corporate strategy, and firm performance.

He has published numerous articles and books on these topics, and is one of the most-cited scholars in the field of management. Mark's first book The HR Scorecard: Linking People, Strategy & Performance (with Brian Becker and Dave Ulrich) was published in 2001 by Harvard Business Press (HBP); it has been translated into ten languages and is an HBP bestseller, as is his second book The Workforce Scorecard: Managing Human Capital to Execute Strategy (with Brian Becker and Dick Beatty, HBP, 2005). His latest best-selling book is The Differentiated Workforce: Transforming Talent Into Strategic Impact (with Brian Becker and Dick Beatty, HBP, 2009). His new book Disrupting Workforce Competition: Executing Strategy Through Workforce Analytics is currently in development.

Prior to joining Northeastern, Huselid was Distinguished Professor of HR Strategy in the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) at Rutgers University. He holds a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management, an M.B.A., an M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and a B.A. in Psychology.



Craig Eric Schneier, Ph.D.

Craig Eric Schneier is currently Principal of his own consulting firm, specializing in organization effectiveness, talent management, strategy development/execution, and leading organization change. His clients have included over 70 of the Fortune 100, as well as companies and government organizations in Europe, Asia, and Australia. In 2011, he retired from his role as Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Public Affairs, Public Relations, and Corporate Communications at Biogen. Previously, Dr. Schneier held senior leadership consulting roles at Sibson Consulting and Organizational Dynamics, Inc.

Dr. Schneier’s Personnel Administration: An Experiential/Skill-Building Approach (coauthored with Richard W. Beatty), won the “Best Business Book Award” from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and has been adopted as a text at over 250 colleges and universities in the Americas and Europe. Dr. Schneier also coauthored/edited The Performance Management Sourcebook, Managing Strategic and Cultural Change, Performance Appraisal and Review Systems, and The Training and Development Sourcebook, amongst other books and texts. Dr. Schneier began his teaching career at the University of Colorado, where he received his Masters and Doctoral degrees, with Highest Honors, in Organization Behavior/Psychology, Human Resource Management, and Business Strategy.

He held a tenured professorship at the University of Maryland, and has taught at Columbia University, University of Michigan, and Dartmouth College.