Karen B. Paul, Ph.D.
Karen B. Paul is currently the head of HR Measurement for 3M. In this role she leads the Measurement Center of Expertise in support of global, regional and local business needs. In addition, Karen also has Business HR Generalist responsibilities for 3M Tax, Real Estate, Treasury, Credit, and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Karen's current research interests include the impact of work place climate on innovation and employee engagement. She has presented her research at national conferences, including the Conference Board, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Academy of Management, American Psychological Association (APA), American Psychological Society (APS), Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS), Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp), and the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). She has also been published in several professional journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology and Training & Development. Her work on Employee Engagement is being profiled as a Best Practice Case in an upcoming Conference Board publication. Karen also has a new book chapter coming out with Paula Caligiuri (Rutgers) on Selection in Multinational Corporations in the Handbook of Employee Selection (eds. Farr & Tippins) published by Erlbaum.
Karen received her PhD in industrial-organizational psychology from Bowling Green State University where her areas of expertise include statistics, psychometrics, and survey measurement.