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H. Michael Boyd, Ph.D.                                                              

Michael Boyd is an internationally recognized expert in the field of management and human resources with over 30 years of corporate experience, and is professionally active as an educator, consultant, writer, and speaker. 


Dr. Boyd is a full-time professor of Human Resources Management at Bentley University. He also teaches International Management at Stonehill College and has lectured at Cambridge College.  He has been a Research Consultant to Salary.com and served on the advisory board of BrassRing, Inc.. He was an expert panelist for the Human Capital Institute, hosted a discussion board on Monster.com, faculty for the Thought Leadership Institute,  and consults to enterprises from Fortune 100 companies to startups.


Dr. Boyd was the creator and Practice Manager of the Human Resource Strategies program at IDC where he concentrated on critical workforce factors including hiring, retaining, developing, and managing. Previously, he was at Quantum Corporation as the Corporate Manager of Technology Education and the Libraries; Digital Equipment Corp. where he held a number of Senior HR positions (Worldwide Manager Technical, Management, Quality and Distance Education; Senior Human Resources Organization Consultant; Corporate Human Resources Consulting & Projects Manager; Group HR Business and Employment Manager; HR Transition Management Manager; HR Planning & Development Manager; HR Systems Manager; and Staffing and Placement Manager); and HR and  Sales roles at Honeywell Inc; The Foxboro Company; GTE Sylvania (Defense Systems Group); Union Carbide Corp.; and, the U.S. Army (Medical Corps).


He is professionally active in HR as an instructor, lecturer, consultant, and contributing author. He is a founder of the Association of Employment Professionals (AOEP); was President of the New England Region of the Employment Management Association, and founder of the New England Personnel Network (NEPN); served as President of the Norfolk County Personnel Association; executive committee member of the Electronics Industries Personnel Association; Vice-President of the Association of Human Resource Systems Professionals; Chairman of the Massachusetts area public welfare advisory board; and, an arbitrator for the Industry/Agency Arbitration Committee. In addition, he is a member Northeast Human Resources Human Resources Association; Society for Human Resource Management; American Society For Training and Development; Human Resource Planning Society; Human Resources Council; and American Sociological Association.


He received a BA in Pre-Law from The Pennsylvania State University, a MS in Management from Lesley University, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from Northeastern University.


Professional Accomplishment Areas:


  • Organizational Assessment and Effectiveness:
    Using OD/OC HRM, and quality principals and tools determined improvement strategies, designed programs, and consulted to organizations and senior line management. Accomplishments included:
    · ·Created, implemented and managed practice to research, analyzes, publish, and consult on human resources and organizational issues and practices.
    · ·Consulted with clients on aspects of organizational, enterprise, and business strategy, effectiveness and partnerships.
    · ·Developed, Implemented, Maintained worldwide technology learning function and programs, training, seminars, Executive Education; University programs; skills training. Vendor and customer seminars.
    · Human Resources Transition Management Group Manager responsible for Policy, Practices, Procedures, generated systems supporting organizational and operational changes caused by business changes - plant closing, downsizing, layoff.
    · Designed and implemented HRP process for 1200-person manufacturing division.

  • Organizational and Employee Development:
    Accomplished programmatic capacity and outcomes to meet business goals and objectives by focusing on workforce competency and capacity.
    · Managed Technical, Management, Quality and Distance Education for Fortune 100 companies
    · Developed, Implemented, maintained programs methodologies and tools; satellite classrooms, knowledge transfer programs, and knowledge management support.
    · Developed, implemented and supported TQM, Six Sigma, process analysis & design, and benchmarking programs. 
    · Improved and managed client, service, and vendor resources, programs, and results.
    · Accomplished creation and management of physical & electronic technical research & library services

  • Human Resources Functional Management:
    Through excellent business and functional management HR was integrated as a part of the business management team and objectives. Outcomes included:
    · Long-range business plan and organizational design for 234-person human resources organization. 
    · Management of $3.2 million budget with year end result less than 1% of budget..
    · Designed compensation system for 600-Person Public Workforce.
    · Negotiated and managed public service sector labor contracts.
    · Provided employee relations consultation to employees and managers creating multi-cultural sensitivity & support infrastructures.
    · Used various delivery methodologies and tools, including satellite and multimedia education to meet training objectives.
    · Provided employee development, performance management, total compensation, workforce planning & forecasting, employment, tools, technology, consulting for a 1200 person division
    · Accomplished Human Resources management program development and delivery for a 12 - location Northeastern US marketing, sales and systems group.

  • Staffing and Placement:
    By partnering with all levels of organizational management created staffing plans and strategies that met organizational goals and objectives:
    · Developed and implemented guidelines, processes, and standards for 12-location business group.
    · Implemented and managed high volume, critical needs, high tech staffing programs and activity including strategy, development, and implementation with world-class results.
    · Managed planning, process, systems, sourcing, recruiting, training, EEO, employee relations, department and functional management at division and at group level.
    · Managed all aspects of Staffing, College Relations, Vendors, EEO, Diversity, Assimilation, HRP
    · Provided internal and external assessment and placement, employment, compensation and benefits, systems, policy and practices development, program and training to line clients.
    · Recruited executives and scarce technical experts.

  • Human Resources Use of Technology:
    Pioneered, advocated, implemented and consulted on the use of technology to improve the performance of the Human resources function and the organization's ability to hire and manage their workforce.
    · Developed and integrated HR systems (HRIS & OA) across a 12-division organization.
    · Developed and implemented integrated multi-functional HR Systems.
    · Conceived, created, implemented, and evolved globally recognized electronic learning capacity and programming.


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