During this CoP meeting, we'll hear about the research that Ed Cook, PhD is undertaking on Joy at Work, with a focus on the personal engagement of leaders in making an important change happen in their organizations. We'll examine a case study of managing through the change of leadership in the Federal Government such that there is an increase in Joy at Work. This will include some practical steps that have come from his research as well as a discussion of the issues that are unique to leadership transitions in the Federal Government.
Registration: Free to ACMP DC members; $10.00 for non members
About the Speaker: Ed Cook, PhD
Ed is a former Navy pilot who flew the C-2A, a carrier-based cargo plane. After earning an MBA, Ed left active service to work for Corning and Capital One as an analyst and executive. In 2007, Ed was mobilized by the Navy and went to Iraq for a year to work on the staff of General Petreaus. Given his Capital One experience, Ed worked on rebuilding the banking system and economy of Iraq. Ed received his PhD in Systems Modeling and Analysis from VCU and is now the President of the Change Decision, a change and culture consultancy focused on growing Joy at Work as well as a Visiting Professor at the University of Richmond teaching analytics in the MBA and undergrad business programs.
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