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David McKinnon, PhD
Areas of Instruction
Scholarly & Professional Interests
Honors and Awards
Areas of Instruction:
Evidence Based Coaching Program
Scholarly & Professional Interests:
Executive & Individual Coaching
Leading Organizational Change
International Coach Federation
Honors and Awards:
Exxon Education Foundation Scholar
Understanding Organizational Innovation: A Naturalistic Approach. Doctoral dissertation; The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. 1987.
"Three Steps to Increasing Supervisory Success," Management Solutions, a publication of the American Management Association, Vol. 32, No. 1, 1987.
"Using the Employee Attitude Survey to REALLY Increase Organizational Effectiveness." Presentation made at the 24th annual National Conference of the National Society for Performance and Instruction, San Francisco, California, 1986.
"Avoiding the Pitfalls in Conducting a Culture Audit," Performance & Instruction, Journal of the National Society for Performance and Instruction, Vol. 24, No. 10, 1986.
"Reaping the Real Rewards of Employee Surveys," TRAINING, The Magazine of Human Resources Development, Vol. 22, No. 11, 1985.
"Appreciative Coaching: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Increase Executive Coaching Effectiveness," presentation made to ICF Phoenix Chapter, January, 2012.
"Training: the $10Billion Waste (or 'How to Use Executive Coaching to Significantly Increase the Effectiveness of Training')," presentation to SHRM Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, September 2004.
"The Changing Role of Human Resources." Arizona State University West, "Executives in Residence Program," Phoenix, Arizona, fall 1999.
"Managing Organizational Change: The Human Side." Presentation made to American Productivity & Quality Center, San Antonio, Texas, 1998.
"Strategic Approaches to Cultural Change." Presentation made at Infocast's Utility Cultural Change Institute, San Diego, California, 1997.
"Leadership and Culture Change." Presentation made at the annual Human Resource conference of the Western Electric Power Institute, Park City, Utah, 1996.
Corporate Leader/ Executive – Intermountain Health Care; Hughes Aircraft Company; Pinnacle West Capital Corporation
OD/Leadership Development Consultant – experience with clients in various sectors: utilities, health care, pharmaceutical, insurance, government
Executive Coach – experience working with business leaders in numerous organizations
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