Stay Metrics hires research scientist for driver turnover

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Updated Apr 23, 2018

Stay Metrics, a provider of evidence-based driver engagement, training and retention solutions for the transportation industry, has hired Kamalika Ghosh, Ph.D., for a newly created Research Scientist position.

Dr. Ghosh will be conducting analysis and research for the individual motor carrier clients of Stay Metrics. She also will conduct periodic reviews and revisions of the company’s standard driver surveys and questions.

Stay Metrics administers a suite of Driver Survey products on behalf of motor carrier clients. The products gather feedback from drivers at critical periods of the employment lifecycle and include a 7-Day Orientation, 45-Day Onboarding, and an in-depth annual Driver Satisfaction survey.

Dr. Ghosh will be enhancing the standard reporting of Stay Metrics’ survey results and assisting with new product development such as a Pulse Survey and Driver Retention Index. She will also conduct research benefitting the entire trucking industry and increase the understanding of the relationship between driver feedback, driver engagement and driver retention.

“We are thrilled to have Dr. Ghosh on our team,” said Tim Hindes, co-founder and chief executive officer of Stay Metrics. “Our clients and the trucking industry at large will benefit tremendously from having new research and insights that will help carriers develop strategies to retain valuable employee and contractor drivers.”

Dr. Ghosh will report directly to Timothy A. Judge, Ph.D., director of research for Stay Metrics who is the executive director of the Leadership Initiative in the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

“I am excited for the opportunity to join Stay Metrics to help our motor carrier clients solve workplace challenges and to improve driver retention,” said Dr. Ghosh. “I also look forward to positively contributing to our new products, services, and publications that will benefit the trucking industry.”

Dr. Ghosh completed a master’s and Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from Rice University in Houston, Texas. She earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from the University of Calcutta in India.

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