Elissa Tucker

Research Program Manager, Human Capital Management at APQC

Elissa Tucker is a researcher, writer, and speaker who explores human capital management best practices and innovations. With 15 years of HR research, writing, and consulting experience, Elissa heads up APQC’s human capital management research program. Prior to joining APQC, Elissa worked as a senior research consultant at a large HR consultancy.
Throughout her career, Elissa has led many large-scale quantitative and qualitative research studies and authored numerous research reports, white papers, and presentations. Elissa co-edited and contributed to the book: Workforce Wake-Up Call: Your Workforce Is Changing, Are You?, John Wiley & Sons, 2006.
A sampling of research projects and topics that Elissa has been involved in includes:

  • Leadership Skills/Leadership Style
  • Strategic HR/Future of HR
  • Technical Talent Management
  • Performance Management
  • Recruiting Trends and Metrics
  • Employee Engagement and Retention