BA, MA, PhD (Western); CPHR

Dr. Blake Jelley is a professor of management in the University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty of Business. Dr. Jelley also serves as Vice Chair of the PEI Employment Standards Board and a Board Director of CPHR (Chartered Professionals in Human Resources) PEI and CPHR Canada. He holds a PhD in industrial-organizational psychology from Western University and the CPHR designation, having earned the top score in Canada on the October 2012 National Knowledge Exam in human resource management. Dr. Jelley is a Fellow of the Center for Evidence-Based Management, a former Chair of the Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (CSIOP), and recipient of the Joan Finegan Award for Outstanding Contributions to CSIOP. His professional practice experience includes five years in applied research and consulting at the Ontario Police College where he completed training design, test development, and human resource management projects.

Dr. Jelley’s scholarly work includes 140-plus publications and presentations, more than 20 of which appear in peer-reviewed journals. His work has appeared in prestigious outlets in applied psychology and management such as the Academy of Management Learning & Education, Human Resource
Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology. His interests include evidence-based management; management education; and the appraisal, prediction, and improvement of human performance.

Recent Publications

Using personality feedback for work-related development and performance improvement

Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science / Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, 2021

Types, traits, and personality feedback for performance improvement

LinkedIn, 2021

“Psychologist” advocacy

The Canadian Industrial and Organizational Psychologist, 2020

Applications of an evidence-based approach to case competition

Canadian Psychological Association 80th Annual Convention, Halifax, NS, 31 May-2 June 2019, 2019

Test-taking motivation in promotional employment re-examinations.

Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science / Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, 2018

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