Elena Lvina, Ph.D.
Discipline Taught: Managing Human Capital
Office: Mandeville 354
Phone: (610) 660-2240
Fax: (610) 660-1229
PhD in Business Administration from John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal Canada
Post doctoral researcher at HEC (Hautes Etudes Commerciales), Montreal, Canada. Funded by FQRSC (Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture).
Research associate at Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Canada.
External grants facilitator for Office of the Associate Dean, Research (JMSB, Concordia).
Head of the International Office, Samara State Pedagogical University, Russia.
Part-time faculty, teaching Organizational Behavior at Concordia University, John Molson School of Business and Cross-Cultural Management at McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Member of Dissertation Committees, awarding PhD degrees in Social Psychology at Samara State Pedagogical University (Russia).
Assistant and Associate professor of Psychology, Psychology Department, Samara State Pedagogical University (Russia).
Founder and consultant, Center of Personnel Management, Ltd. Supervised and conducted psychological assessment of more than 1000 financial crisis-prevention managers across Russia. License granted by the Federal Service of Financial Health, Russian Federation.
Founder and consultant at MPIKO, Ltd. (Medicine, Psychology: Research, Consulting, Education), a research and consulting center of the Psychology Department at Samara State Pedagogical University, Russia.
Visiting scholar at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA.
Research Methods in Social Psychology
Lvina, E., Johns, G., Treadway, D., Blickle, G., Atay, S. & Liu, Y., Liu, J., Zettler, I., Solga, J., Noethen, D., & Ferris, G. Measure invariance of the Political Skill Inventory (PSI) across five cultures. (2012). International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 12 (2), 171-192.
Ratiu, C., Lvina, E. & Berte, E. (2011). Matchmaking and the multinational enterprise: How individual motivation and international strategy interact to affect expatriate adjustment. International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management: 11, 274-289.
Boies, K., Lvina, E. & Martens, M.L. (2010). Shared leadership and team performance in a business strategy simulation. Journal of Personnel Psychology: 9(4), 195-202.
Lituchy, T.R., Reavley, M.A., Lvina E. & Abraira, R.J. (2006). Success factors of Aboriginal women entrepreneurs: A study of Mohawk community in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business: 3(6), 760-778.
Moghaddam, F.M., & Lvina, E. (2002). Toward a psychology of societal change and stability: The case of human rights and duties. International Journal of Group Tensions: 31, 31-51.
Lvina, E., Johns, G., Treadway, D., Blickle, G., Atay, S. & Liu, Y., ... Ferris, G. (2011). Measuring political skill across borders. Eastern Academy of Management proceedings, Boston, MA.
Lvina, E. (2011). When individual political skill matters for teams. ASAC (Administrative Sciences Association of Canada) proceedings, Montreal, Canada.
Lvina, E., Johns, G., & Bobrova, T. (2009). Cross-cultural generalizability of the political skill construct: A validation of the PSI in Russian. Proceedings, best paper on Emerging Markets Finalist at the 69th annual national meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, USA.
Sur S., Lvina E., & Magnan, M. (2008). Why do boards differ? Because owners do! ASAC best paper proceedings, Best paper in strategy award, Halifax, Canada.
Martens, M.L., Hecht, T., Lvina, E. & Casey-Campbell, M. (2007). A latent growth model examination of group cohesion and performance. ASAC (Administrative Sciences Association of Canada) proceedings, Ottawa, ON.