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Jed Lindholm

Jed’s organizational behavior experience is shaped through 15+ years as a human resource leader.  His experience includes work as a Change Agent, Director/Manger, and Internal and External Consultant.  His consulting services focus on performance management, total rewards, HR analytics, and workplace learning, and his research and teaching experience includes the areas of organizational performance improvement, competency identification, and rewards management.

Jed’s industry experience in human resources includes higher education, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, distribution and software where he has led projects auditing, designing and implementing total rewards programs, designing global job levels, building base and variable salary structures, developing compensation budgets, designing and developing sales compensation programs, and aligning performance management systems. He has extensive experience in developing and conducting workforce training programs in supervisor and manager training, communicating total rewards, and creating performance management systems. His clients have included public and privately held businesses, in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Jed has published articles on competency modeling, leadership behavior, and measuring human resource programs.  He has co-published two books on workplace competency and succession planning, and reviews articles for WorldatWork.  His teaching experience includes work with Penn State and Clark Universities, and brings a global HR view from work in Israel, China, Singapore, and Poland.

Research Interests

  • Organizational Change
  • Global HR Systems
  • Performance Management
  • HR Analytics
  • Total Rewards

Education

  • BS, Northeastern University
  • MA Penn State
  • PhD Penn State

Featured Publications

  • HR Encyclopedia Volume II. Pfeiffer: San Francisco. Editors Lindholm, Jed, Karen Yarrish 2001
  • Building competitive synergy: Integrating career planning and succession planning. Preager: Westport, CT.
    Rothwell, W., Jackson, W., Knight, S., Lindholm, J. 2005
  • What CEOs expect from corporate training: Building workplace learning and performance initiatives
    that advance organizational goals. AMACOM: New York. Rothwell, W. Lindholm, J. E., Wallick, W. J. 2003
  • CEO perception of workplace learning. Training Magazine 2002, November

Professional Highlights

ASTD dissertation award finalist 2000

 
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