Stephen D. Steinhaus, PhD
Stephen D. Steinhaus, PhD
Dr. Steinhaus has held a variety of positions as an industrial psychologist in business for approximately 25 years.
He has held key positions as Corporate Industrial Psychologist for Ameritech and as Managing Director for Saville & Holdsworth.
As a consultant, Dr. Steinhaus has worked in many different business environments reflecting different industries and size businesses.
A sample of clients he
has worked with include: Ameritech
, U.S. West
, United Airlines
, Northwest Airlines
, Borg Warner
, Proctor & Gamble
Johnson & Son
, BP, Ascension Health, Baxter, W. W. Grainger, Hyatt International, Classic Residences, U.S. Department of Defense, Career Education Corporation and Chicago Public Schools
has also worked with numerous mid-size companies.
In the area of executive coaching, Dr. Steinhaus
has worked with high potential leaders who have development needs and/or are being groomed for advancement.
Key characteristics of his
coaching are as follows: 1) optimizing both professional development and business impacts; 2) building innovative, strategic and highly practical visions to drive transformational change; 3) maintaining the delicate balance between straightforward feedback as needed and ample support; 4) focus on both insightful understanding and concrete behavioral change; and 5) a facilitated, collaborative process of "self-discovery.
3D Coaching approach is particularly effective for fostering self awareness, meaningful insight, ownership, integration and intentionality.
In the area of executive assessment, Dr. Steinhaus
uses a very strategic approach to assure a good match with position requirements.
executive assessments are among the most in-depth in the industry.
This is based upon his
belief that leadership employment decisions truly warrant extensive data collection and analysis.
As such, he
collects and systematically triangulates information from numerous divergent sources.
reports and follow-up are so thorough, they are not only used for selection decisions but also further leveraged for professional development and on-boarding.
has worked with corporations to develop a variety of HR processes and systems - most having assessment and coaching components.
has developed processes and systems for employment, promotion, performance management, succession planning and workforce management.
As a process architect, he builds cutting edge, state-of-the-art solutions that are intensely practical.
In purely analytic engagements, he
works in areas such as job and organizational analysis, competency modeling, culture audits and cost-benefit analyses.
Regardless of the engagement, his
analyses are highly sophisticated, rigorous and holistic.
Dr. Steinhaus holds several professional degrees, including a doctorate in industrial psychology and a masters degree in psychology.
has published and presented on a variety of topics related to human resource management and industrial psychology.
He is a member of the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association.
has long been deeply committed to optimizing human resources and is passionate about the following: