Master's Student & Senior Project Associate
Areas of Interest: Training & Development, Employee Selection, and Organizatinal Development
Beth Adams is a Senior Project Associate with the Center for Organizational and Human Resource Effectiveness (COHRE). In her time at COHRE, Beth has helped develop and lead interviewer training for the cadet selection process with Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP). Beth also assisted in the computerization of THP's promotional process by adapting pencil and paper in-baskets and situational judgement tests to an online format and proctored the assessments.
In addition to her extensive work with THP, Beth has also supported the development and facilitation of multiple five-session leadership development academies with the Town of Smyrna Government in Smyrna, TN, and has assisted or directly facilitated several independent training workshops with the Tennessee Department of Human Resources. Workshop topics have included Organizational Agility, Strategic Agility, and Evidence-Based Leadership.
Prior to COHRE, Beth served as the Strategic Process Analyst for CI Radar, a small technology company near Atlanta, GA. In her time with CI Radar, Beth collaborated with top executives to develop and implement operational and strategic initiatives including the redesign of the selection, onboarding, and performance appraisal processes.
Beth is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University and plans to graduate in 2018. Beth received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Agnes Scott College where she double-majored in Psychology and Economics & Organizational Management. In addition to her studies, Beth also interned for a wide range of companies including a local non-profit, a venture captial-backed startup, a large consulting firm, and one of the largest independent insurance and financial services companies in the United States. In addition to her internships, Beth also helped lead on-campus organizations and contributed heavily to a student-run consulting project for the DeKalb County CEO's Office.
Beth's undergraduate education, work experiences, and current I/O studies provide the foundation she uses to support COHRE's goal of helping organizations meet their human resources and organizational development needs.