Associate Professor

BA, MA, PhD (Western); CPHR

Dr. Blake Jelley is an Associate Professor of management teaching in the areas of organizational behaviour, human resource management, research methods, and evidence-based management. He is a Certified Human Resources Professional and earned the top score in Canada on the October 2012 National Knowledge Exam set by the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations. He holds a PhD in industrial-organizational psychology from Western University and is a former Chair of the Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Prior to joining UPEI, Dr. Jelley worked in an applied research capacity with the Ontario Police College. Dr. Jelley’s scholarly work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including prestigious outlets such as the Journal of Applied Psychology and Personnel Psychology.

Recent Publications

The licensure issue in consulting and I-O psychology: A discussion paper

Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2017

Leadership’s effects on employee well-being

Workplace Review, 2016

How important is personality in the selection of medical school students?

Personality and Individual Differences, 2016

Leadership’s effects on employee well-being

Atlantic Schools of Business, 2015

The case for competition

Academy of Management Learning & Education, 2014

Research Classification

  • No classification given

Research Interests

  • Performance appraisal and management
  • Candidate reactions to selection procedures
  • Job analysis
  • Evidence-based management
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