Dept. of Psychology, Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia, Canada
Michael P. Leiter is Professor of Psychology at Acadia University in Canada and Director of the Center for Organizational Research&Development that applies high quality research methods to human resource issues confronting organizations. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health and Wellbeing at Acadia University. He is a registered psychologist in Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr. Leiter has received ongoing research funding for 30 years from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as well as from international foundations for his work on job burnout and work engagement. He is internationally renowned for his work on job burnout and work engagement. His current initiative in research and consulting is CREW—Civility, Respect, and Engagement at Work—that improves collegiality within workgroups.