Dae Seok Chai, Ph.D.
Dr. Dae Seok Chai is an assistant professor of Organizational Learning, Performance and Change (OLPC) in the School of Education at Colorado State University. Before accepting a faculty role at CSU, Dr. Chai served as a faculty member of the Organizational Change Leadership program at Western Michigan University. Dr. Chai has been a proactive and passionate researcher with a record of 11 co-authored refereed journal articles, three book chapter, and multiple peer-reviewed conference proceedings, based on his three research interests: expatriation effectiveness, HRD in an international context, and leadership in diverse cultural contexts. Dr. Chai has served the Academy of Human Resource Development, as a track chair for International, Global and Cross Cultural Issues track of its conference since 2013.
Before his doctoral journey at Texas A&M University, Dr. Chai was involved in designing and delivering various training programs, including change management, cultural diversity, global talent development, and leadership, for various types of employees in a large Korean conglomerate. During his doctorate, as a subject matter expert and training designer, he consulted Hyundai Automobile and Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor for the development of several hybrid training programs.
Dr. Chai received a B.S.Ed. in Business Education from the University of Georgia, a M.Ed. in HRD from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in HRD from Texas A&M University.