Leadership Conference: Creating Win-Win Relationships

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A leadership conference about “Creating Win-Win Relationships” is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 at The Lodge on the campus of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

The cost is $175 per person and includes a continental breakfast, lunch, parking and the program.

The featured speakers are Dr. R. Wayne Boss and James C. Humes.

Boss is a professor of management in the Leeds School of Business Administration at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Brigham Young University and his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.

Boss is the editor of the Organization Development and Change Newsletter for the Academy of Management and serves on the editorial boards of several professional journals. He is the author of four books and more than 100 articles.

His recent clients include organizations in the public and private sectors in the United States, South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. He has also served as a consultant for the People’s Republic of China.

Boss specializes in organization development and the management of organizational change, and he teaches a seven-course sequence in organization behavior and consultation skills to masters and doctoral students. He is married, has four children and lives in Boulder.

Humes, the author of 30 books, and a speech writer for five U. S. presidents, served as director of policy and plans for the U. S. Department of State and has lectured throughout the United States, Asia, Latin America and Europe about American history and government.

He has written books about Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower. His book about William Shakespeare was awarded the Avon Award. The former head of the Philadelphia Bar Association, he was once the youngest member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He is a popular and respected speaker.

The conference will provide information about the following:

  • How to determine if the organization is ready for a major change effort
  • The essential variables that need to be in place for a successful change project to take place
  • How to hold people accountable in ways that motivate them
  • How to gain power
  • How to use power effectively
  • How to keep power
  • What made Lincoln so successful as a leader

To register contact the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at 263-4182.