Dr. Greg Sears

Associate Professor

Greg Sears is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour at the Sprott School of Business. Prior to joining the school, Greg was as a Personnel Psychologist with the federal Public Service Commission where he worked in the areas of staffing policy, employee selection, and management development. Greg has consulted to a number of public and private sector organizations, including the Department of National Defence, Canadian Space Agency, Canada Revenue Agency, Toronto-Dominion Bank, and Brink’s Canada. Greg’s research focuses on the development of high-functioning leader-subordinate relationships and the role of personality in workplace behaviour.

Publications and Research Files

Sears, G.J. & Zhang, H. (2015, May). The moderating role of negative affectivity on POS – work outcome relationships. Proceedings of the 17th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, Oslo, Norway.

Ng, E.S.W. & Sears, G.J. (2015). Toward representative bureaucracy: Predicting public service attraction among underrepresented groups in Canada. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 35(4), 367-385

McPhee, D.M., Sears, G.J., & Wiesner, W.H. (2014). Independent and joint effects of personality on intentions to become an active participant in local union activities in Canada. Journal of Psychology, 148(2), 145-159

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