Leading & Managing Positive Change
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Location: Buchanan Hall – Advanced Technology and Business Center
Do you have the skills necessary to make change happen from the ground up? Changing workplace and societal culture is one of the largest challenges we face today. Learn to effectively lead and manage positive change both in your professional and personal life. Gain tools and insights how to make positive change a reality. Research has found that whether you are an entry-level manager, middle manager, or executive manager you need different sets of skills. However, no matter what level you’re at today or you strive to be at in the future, you must be able to cultivate change.
Facilitator: Daniel Bumblauskas
Daniel Bumblauskas is an Assistant Professor of Management and the Hamilton / ESP International Fellow of Supply Chain and Logistics Management at the University of Northern Iowa, a visiting professor at the University of Washington, and holds a courtesy appointment at the University of Missouri where he previously held a faculty appointment.
Dan conducts research, teaches, consults, and has published upwards of 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings. He earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Economics from Iowa State University, a master of liberal arts in general management from Harvard University, and received his M.S. and Ph.D., both from Iowa State University, in Industrial Engineering.
Prior to his faculty appointments, Dr. Bumblauskas was previously employed in industry by ABB Inc. and Sears Holding Corporation. He consults with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies on business development, operational excellence, creating positive change, and many other topics.