Paul R. Yost
Seattle Pacific University
United States of America
Education: BA, Seattle Pacific University, 1987; MA, University of Maryland, 1992; PhD, University of Maryland, 1996. At SPU since 1999. Dr. Paul Yost has current research and work focus in three broad areas — strategic talent management, leadership development, and change management. He is the co-author of two books: Real Time Leadership Development and Experience-Driven Leader Development. Before teaching, Dr. Yost served as senior research specialist at Microsoft with responsibilities in talent management, executive assessment, and leadership development. He also managed leadership research with The Boeing Company, where his work focused on leadership training and development, training evaluation, and employee surveys. Other positions include Management Consultant at GEICO, with work in leadership program design, selection, and organizational development; and Battelle Research, where he was a research associate doing work in team development, survey research, and program assessment.
Industrial-Organizational Psychology Applied Learning and Development
McKenna RB, Yost PR. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND CLERGY: UNDERSTANDING THE EVENTS AND LESSONS THAT SHAPE PASTORAL LEADERS. Journal of Psychology & Theology. 2007 Sep 1;35(3).
Yost PR, McLellan JR, Ecker DL, Chang GC, Hereford JM, Roenicke CC, Town JB, Winberg YL. HR interventions that go viral. Journal of Business and Psychology. 2011 Jun 1;26(2):233.
Yost PR, Yoder MP, Chung HH, Voetmann KR. Narratives at work: Story arcs, themes, voice, and lessons that shape organizational life. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research. 2015 Sep;67(3):163.