INSTITUTE FOR CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT

Board of Advisors

Richard Griffith, PhD

ICCM Executive Director

  Richard Griffith, PhD

Dr. Griffith is a Professor in the Industrial Organizational Psychology program and the Director of The Institute for Cross Cultural Management at the Florida Institute of Technology. He received his doctoral degree in I/O Psychology from The University of Akron in 1997. He is the co-editor of the book "A Closer Examination of Applicant Faking Behavior" and the upcoming book "The Age of Internationalization: Developing an International Organizational Psychology Curriculum." He is the author of over 75 publications and presentations in the area of selection and the co- editor of the recent special edition of Human Performance, Uncovering the Nature of Applicant Faking Behavior. Dr. Griffith is a member of the International Association of Applied Psychologists, the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, and the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology, where he serves on the International Affairs Committee. His work has been featured in Time magazine and The Wall Street Journal.

Agnes Flett, BA (Hons), MSc, Grad. BPS, FCIPD

ICCM Business Director

Agnes Flett, BA (Hons), MSc, Grad. BPS, FCIPD

Ms. Flett is Business Director for ICCM. She is also Managing Director of Interims for HR Ltd., in the UK, providing HR consulting and Interim HR solutions for medium and large sized businesses with international operations. Ms. Flett has over 20 years extensive experience in I/O psychology/HR working in multiple industry sectors; oil and gas, manufacturing, not for profit, retail and professional services, in senior national, regional and global leadership roles and has worked at board level. She has traveled extensively and lived and worked in the Middle East as well as the UK. Prior to founding her own Company, she worked for KPMG, one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four. She held 3 senior HR leadership roles with them over a 10 year period, all with a focus on change transformation. As Global Head of Talent/Performance Management with a reach of over 110,000 employees in over 150 countries, she was accountable for leading global strategic change. She is currently a PhD student in I/O Psychology with an international concentration at Florida Institute of Technology in the USA. She is a graduate member of the British Psychological Society, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel of Development, a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists and a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

Jessica L. Wildman, PhD

ICCM Research Director

Jessica L. Wildman, PhD

Jessica L. Wildman, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Industrial Organizational Psychology program and the Research Director of the Institute for Cross Cultural Management at the Florida Institute of Technology. She earned her PhD in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2011 under the direction of Dr. Eduardo Salas. Since 2007, she has co-authored eleven book chapters and ten refereed journal articles and has personally presented over twenty times at professional conferences on topics including cultural competence, trust development and repair, global virtual teams, team cognition, and team effectiveness. Dr. Wildman has experience designing and managing international research as a part of a federally funded multidisciplinary university research initiative (MURI) and developing training for the calibration of trust in military swift starting action teams for a small business innovative research (SBIR) project. She was awarded the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) doctoral scholarship in 2010 and the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) best conference poster award in 2009 for her work on measuring trust and distrust as separate attitudes. Dr. Wildman and Dr. Griffith are currently co-editing a book entitled “Leading Global Teams: Translating the Multidisciplinary Science to Practice.” Her current research interests include interpersonal trust dynamics across cultures, multicultural work performance, and global virtual team processes and performance.

Jose M. Peiro, PhD

Jose M. Peiro, PhD

Dr. Peiró is currently Professor of Work and Organizational (W&O) Psychology of the University of Valencia. He is Director of the Research Institute of Human Resources Psychology, Org. Development and Quality of Working life (IDOCAL). He is also senior researcher at the IVIE (Instituto Valenciano DE Investigaciones Económicas). Dr. Peiró is President elect of International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). He served as President of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) and is Fellow member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP). He is the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master Program of Work, Organization and Personnel Psychology taught by a consortium of five Universities: Barcelona, Bologna, Coimbra, Paris and Valencia. He has been member of the Europsy project. He was former Associate Editor of the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.

Richard O. Hope, PhD

Richard O. Hope, PhD

Dr. Richard O. Hope recently served as Vice President of Higher Education Fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Princeton University, and continues to serve as with the Foundation as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Hope joined the WW Foundation’s leadership team in 1990 following a distinguished career in sociology, public policy, and the academy. Programs under his charge included the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowships, and the Public Policy Partnership Program in South Africa, as well as the Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellows Dissertation and Travel/Research Grants and the Career Enhancement Fellowship. He has previously served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Professor of Sociology and Director of National Science Foundation Project at Morgan State University, and the Director of Research and Evaluation for the Defense Race Relations Institute (Now DEOMI).  He is the recipient of the Mellon-Mays Achievement Award for Leadership, The Gandhi-King-Ikeda International Peace Award, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Leadership in the Advancement of Minorities in International and Diplomatic Service.

Scott Erker, PhD

Scott Erker, PhD

Dr. Erker is the Senior Vice President of DDI's Selection Solutions. Scott’s global perspective of workforce selection comes from his work with organizations around the world on talent acquisition strategies ranging from large-volume hiring for start-ups to steady-state selection system operations. Scott has developed extensive international experience defining competencies, developing and implementing assessment programs, and measuring program return on investment. Dr. Erker’s overseas experience includes his role as General Manager of Consulting within DDI’s Australian operation, and Director of Assessment Technology within DDI’s European operation. He received his Doctorate and a Master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Akron, and is a member of SIOP and APA.

Sharon Glazer, PhD

Sharon Glazer, PhD

Dr. Glazer is a Research Professor at University of Maryland, Professor at San Jose State University (SJSU), Department of Psychology, Treasurer of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), and Editor of the International Journal of Stress Management. Her areas of expertise revolve about organizational stress identification, intervention, management, and evaluation, as well as cross-cultural organizational issues. Dr. Glazer was a Fulbright scholar, postdoctoral fellow with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Erasmus Mundus Scholar, and SJSU's International Studies Fellow and Global Studies Fellow, and recipient of numerous domestic and international grants. Dr. Glazer has been a visiting professor in Hungary, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, and Israel. She also serves as a coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Winter School (WS) program, connecting U.S.-based graduate students with the WS program headquartered at University of Valencia. In addition to academia, Dr. Glazer has provided consulting services in the non-profit and for-profit sectors throughout the USA, Europe, and Israel as well as government sectors in the USA. Dr. Glazer speaks six languages (fluent: English, Hebrew, good: Hungarian, fair: Italian, French, and Russian). Dr. Glazer’s enthusiasm for internationalizing I/O programs began in the early 1990s and is very excited to be a part of this advisory board.


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