Elissa Tucker is APQC’s principal research lead for human capital management. With more than 15 years of experience researching HR, Tucker has completed numerous research studies on topics such as leadership, strategic HR partnerships, performance management, and talent management. Prior to APQC, she worked as a senior research consultant at Aon Hewitt. Tucker co-edited and contributed to the book Workforce Wake-Up Call: Your Workforce Is Changing, Are You? (John Wiley & Sons, 2006).