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First Name
Richard
Middle Initial
S.
Last Name
Webster
Suffix
Ph.D.
Current Questions about Leadership & Leadership Development
1. How to make above working definition of excellence a central value and activity for all learning and other leaders?
2. How to find "best" source of support for comprehensive assessment process to add "formative assessment" to current leadership and other pursuit of excellence (POE) activities.
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
Learning from "Current leadership development work" plus teaching and administrative positions in higher education, 1960, ff.
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
"Hitt Models and Assessments Project (Hitt MAP, HMA Project): Co-project Director (2008)
Principal and Co-founder, PRM Institute (1978)
What do you hope to gain from and contribute to the learning community:
Propose "excellence" as overarching goal, making this working actionable, and putting it to work:
"Excellence = Learning leadership + constructive change + making improvements + getting better + measuring progress + repeating cycle."
Phone
614-433-7144
Role in Organization
See "Current leadership development work :"
Favorite Quotes
"What gets measured gets done" (Mason Haire, Professor Emeritus, Organizational Psychology, MIT).
"In God we trust, all others bring data" (W. Edwards Deming, 1900-1993, quality improvement thought leader).
"Higher batting averages are better than lower ones" (attributed to Yogi Berra, "sage of the basepaths").
[MANY useful quotes about "excellence:" Pleased to add if anyone is interested.

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First Name
Marita
Last Name
Jones
Suffix
MPH
Current Questions about Leadership & Leadership Development
How are leadership programs maintaining connection with alumni? What evaluation strategies are you using to assess long term outcomes?
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
Healthy Native Communities Fellowship
Healthy Native Communities Partnership, Inc.
Indian Health Service, Navajo Area, Shiprock, New Mexico
Phone
(505) 368-6567
Role in Organization
Director, Healthy Native Communities Fellowship
Favorite Quotes
May you walk in beauty. Navajo prayer.
Be the change you want to see in the world. Ghandi.
Prefix
Dr.
First Name
Ross
Last Name
Wirth
Current Questions about Leadership & Leadership Development
(1) How can Democratic Governance initiatives be scaled beyond local communities?
(2) How can social media platforms be structured to support transient groupings that morph and bifurcate with changing interests?
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
Doctorate in leadership and organizational change.
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
Hosting a monthly Change Leadership Symposium on campus, networking change leaders across central Ohio.
What do you hope to gain from and contribute to the learning community:
Network with others interested in championing grassroots leadership where everyone feels empowered to self-initiate change leadership.
Phone
614-947-6128
Role in Organization
Probram Chair, Business Administration
Favorite Quotes
"The Answer to the great Question of Life, the Universe and Everything is . . . 'forty-two' . . .
I checked it very thoroughly . . . and that quite definitely is the answer. I think the problem, to be quite honest with you, is that you've never actually known what the question is."
Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"

32 years corporate experience mainly working in planning and organizational change initiatives.  Doctorate in leadership and organizational change.  Currently Program Chair, Business Admi

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