Michael Hein, Ph.D.

Dr. Hein is a Professor in our I/O program and serves as the Director of MTSU's Center for Organizational and Human Resource Effectiveness (COHRE). He received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology in I/O Psychology. He also served as a reviewer for Human Factors and for Human Resource Development Quarterly.  

Dr. Hein has over twenty years of consulting experience in a variety of industries. He has consulted on projects regarding job analysis, employee surveys, training needs analysis, onboarding new employees, leadership development, performance appraisal and organizational performance measurement. Some of his past clients include Toshiba, Eaton, Square-D, SSR, TSBDC, Ingram Books, Jack Daniel's, Rutherford County, Kroll Background America and Murfreesboro Police Department. Dr. Hein is a licensed Implications Wheel™ Facilitator and is certified as a trainer in the Center for Leadership Studies Situational Leadership® Program.


Program Courses Taught

  • Advanced Industrial Organizational Training and Development
  • Factor Analysis and Related Methods
  • Human Factors Psychology

Contact Information

Office: Jones Hall 323
Phone: (615) 898-2127
Email: Michael.Hein@mtsu.edu




Research Interests*

  • Leadership
  • Best Use of Training/Practice Time
  • The Determinants of Skilled Task Performance
  • Development of Expertise

*Please note this is not an all inclusive list of research interests