Michael P. Leiter is Professor of Psychology at Acadia University in Canada and Director of the Center for Organizational Research & Development that applies high quality research methods to human resource issues confronting organizations. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health and Wellbeing at Acadia University. He is a registered psychologist in Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr. Leiter has received ongoing research funding for 30 years from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as well as from international foundations for his work on job burnout and work engagement. He is internationally renowned for his work on job burnout and work engagement.
As a co-investigator with On the Move, he will focus on the impact of mobility on developing and sustaining productive, fulfilling relationships at work.
Leiter, M. P. (2012). Analyzing and theorizing the dynamics of the workplace incivility crisis. Amsterdam: Springer.
Leiter, M. P., Day, A., Laschinger, H. K. S., & Gilin-Oore, D. (2012). Getting better and staying better: Assessing civility, incivility, distress, and job attitudes one year after a civility intervention. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17, 425-434.
Bakker, A., B. & Leiter, M. P. (Eds.) (2010). Work Engagement: A Handbook of Essential Theory And Research. London: Psychology Press.
Leiter, M. P., Laschinger, H. K. S., Day, A., & Gilin-Oore, D. (2011). The impact of civility interventions on employee social behavior, distress, and attitudes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 1258-1274.
Leiter, M. P., Nicholson, R., Patterson, A., & Laschinger, H. K. S. (2012). Incivility, burnout, and work engagement. Ciencia & Trabajo. [Science and Work], 14, 22-29.
Centre for Organizational Research and Development, Acadia University