Patrick Hyland, Ph.D., is the Director of Research & Development at Mercer|Sirota. He has over 20 years of experience in organizational research and consulting. At Mercer|Sirota, he has worked with a wide range of clients in both the public and private sector. He is currently conducting research on personal engagement, partnership cultures, senior leadership team effectiveness, and thriving at work. He has published articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including survey actioning best practices, mindfulness at work, employee engagement, and employee turnover. He received his Ph.D. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Teachers College at Columbia University, where he served as an Adjunct Professor for ten years. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Pennsylvania.