Dr. Joshua Kuehler

Consultant and Analytics Manager

Dr. Kuehler brings extensive survey measurement, statistical analysis, and analytics expertise to FMG Leading. 

He has designed various employee surveys including employee engagement, 360° assessment, and training needs assessment, as well as psychometric diagnostics that help clients determine proficiency levels across competencies, resulting in targeted training solutions.

Dr. Kuehler earned a Master of Science degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from St. Cloud State University, and his Ph.D. in Industrial /Organizational Psychology from Capella University.

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EXPERIENCE

Dr. Joshua Kuehler is a Consultant and Analytics Manager for FMG Leading, a group of coaches, researchers, and educators that create breakthrough performance by improving the quality and effectiveness of executive leaders. He brings deep survey measurement, statistical analysis, and analytics expertise to the firm. Whether conducting a job analysis, a psychometric evaluation of a survey, or analyzing survey results, Dr. Kuehler enjoys not only sifting through data, but also working with people to obtain and interpret the key data points that drive positive change. Since serving as a teaching assistant for a graduate level statistics course, Dr. Kuehler has used his statistical know-how to explain complex analyses and results in an easy to understand manner. He keeps his statistical edge by tutoring statistics students of various levels from entry-level through doctoral students. This has helped him hone his ability to explain not only the concepts but also the results to those who are uncomfortable or new to statistics. Dr. Kuehler has designed various employee surveys including employee engagement, 360° assessment, and training needs assessment. He has led efforts in the design of survey instruments, the evaluation of instruments’ reliability and validity, and reporting survey results to leaders.

The design, administration, and interpretation of quantitative psychological evaluations, known as psychometrics’, is a strong suit for Dr. Kuehler. He has developed diagnostic tests with clients that help determine proficiency levels across competencies, resulting in targeted training solutions. Additionally, he has psychometrically reviewed training evaluations to determine question-category placement, category and survey reliability, and content validity.

Not only a “numbers guy”, Dr. Kuehler has a creative side as well. He has designed day-to-day employee recognition platforms and enjoys creating interactive dashboards that visually display the data. When creating a product or data visualization, he seeks to create ‘aha’ moments with end users and ultimately put the data in their hands, enabling data-driven decisions.

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS

Dr. Kuehler earned a Master of Science degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, and his Ph.D. in Industrial /Organizational Psychology from Capella University. His doctoral dissertation examines the impact of performance coaching on both 360° ratings and on leader-member exchange ratings.

PERSONAL

Dr. Kuehler resides in San Diego, CA with his wife, and their dog and cat. He enjoys the outdoors, whether riding his motorcycle, hiking, or spending the day at the beach.