Amy Cooper Hakim

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Amy Cooper Hakim
Born (1977-04-29) April 29, 1977 (age 42)
OccupationAuthor, public speaker, and industrial-organizational psychology practitioner

Dr. Amy Cooper Hakim, Ph.D. (born April 29th, 1977) is an author, public speaker, and industrial-organizational psychology practitioner in South Florida.[1][2] She is the principal consultant for the Cooper Strategic Group, a management consulting firm.[3][4] She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.[5][6]

Career[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

From 2002 until 2006, she worked for Office Depot as a Manager of Training Projects, and later as a Manager of Employee Programs.[7] In these roles, she served as an internal organizational consultant to vice presidents within the retail and human resources divisions. She managed the development of selection tools for the company. She also managed the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of training for company-wide programs and initiatives.[8][9] And, she designed and implemented data gathering and analysis for a four-level evaluation plan for a company-wide customer service training pilot.[10][11]

In 2006, Dr. Amy founded a management consulting practice, The Cooper Strategic Group.[12][13] She served as an external consultant for Office Depot, Telemundo, A.C. Moore, and MedVance Institute.[14]

In 2012, she authored a children’s book, Shabbat is Here. In 2016, she co-authored the book, Working with Difficult People, with Muriel Solomon through TarcherPerigee, a Penguin Random house imprint.[15][16] In addition to her work as an author and consultant, Dr. Amy also serves as a public speaker for organizational meetings and professional speaking engagements.[17]

Personal background[edit | hide | edit source]

Dr. Amy was born in Bethesda, Maryland in 1977 to parents Dr. Louis Cooper and Ms. Susan Solomon. She has an older brother, Steven, and a younger sister, Erin. She graduated with a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from Florida International University in 2002. She is married to Elad Hakim, and they have 3 children.[18]

References[edit | hide | edit source]

  1. Cooper-Hakim, Amy; Viswesvaran, Chockalingam (1 March 2005). "The construct of work commitment: testing an integrative framework". Psychol Bull. 131: 241–259. doi:10.1037/0033-2909.131.2.241. PMID 15740421. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  2. "Two Ways To Handle A Hopelessly Indecisive Boss". Fast Company (magazine). 21 November 2016. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  3. "In the Workplace: When you're mad at work, and don't know what to say, try these". Reading Eagle. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
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  7. Feinstein, Sara (24 October 2016). "Create a positive workplace". Metro New York. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
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  9. "Working With Difficult People". Psychology Today. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
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  11. "Navigating Your Office Enemies". KERA-TV. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  12. "5 office policies that would benefit American workers". Mother Nature Network. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
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  14. "When you're mad or hurt at work, here's what you can say". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
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  16. "When you're mad or disrespected at work and don't know what to say, try these". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
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  18. "Jewish Networking Set Up". Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 29 November 2016.