Best Practices in Leadership Development and Organization Change offers a practical resource for organizations that must become more effective, productive and profitable in an increasingly challenging economy. Based on an extensive research study performed by the Best Practices Institute, this book draws on the findings from 18 of the world's best organizations that have used leadership development and organizational change program design and development to achieve their strategic business objectives. Edited by Louis Carter, Marshall Goldsmith and Dave Ulrich, this book includes a dedicated chapter by John Nelson. (To read more or learn how to order a copy of this book from the Best Practices Institute, download the PDF file at the bottom of this page.)
John Nelson is a principal in HR Dimensions, LLC. He has 15 years' successful experience in a variety of entrepreneurial, general management and strategic human resource and organizational development leadership roles. He is particularly passionate about culture change, business strategy/HR strategy alignment and business performance systems. He focuses on leading change initiatives that accelerate values and results based growth by rapidly building long-term organizational capabilities. John has served in highly diverse corporate leadership and consulting capacities in a variety of industries, in both union and non-union environments, and in companies ranging in size from emerging growth to Fortune 100, Dow 30.
He most recently held an Executive and Officer position with Emmis Communications, a high growth media mid-cap company. As a Results-Based Leadership Senior Consultant, he most recently engaged in an extensive Organizational Effectiveness Review and $200M restructuring for a Top 3 global hotel company headquartered in London. He holds a bachelor of science degree with honors, Individual Major in Industrial Relations from Iowa State University and a master of arts degree with honors in Human Resources/Industrial Relations from University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
HR Dimensions is the largest independent consulting firm in Indiana specializing in human resource management, design and administration. HR Dimensions is a Career Partners International firm. The staff of HR professionals serves clients throughout the Midwest in the areas of: