OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Overland Resource Group announced four new podcasts in its growing series "Profiles in Leadership, Collaboration and Employee Engagement." Each podcast is a candid conversation with leading experts, authors, and researchers in the fields of organizational change, conflict resolution, and leadership, plus leaders of corporations and government agencies, and their representing unions. These are stories about the extraordinary results that diverse organizations achieved by experimenting with alternative approaches to working collaboratively, empowering employees, and leading more creatively.
"Each of the new interviews add richness and depth to our growing podcast archive which lends a voice to the importance of collaboration, leadership and engagement in the workplace. The perspective of these leaders are valuable insights that we hope turn that voice into an ongoing conversation," said Michael Hunter, a partner of Overland Resource Group.
The four newest podcasts available to download at www.orginc.com include:
- Sly James, Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri. A popular and effective city leader, James was re-elected for his second term in 2015 with 87 percent of the vote. He shares his views on collaboration, taking the high road in political life, and the "four E's" of good government.
- Dan Hesse, past president and CEO of Sprint (2007-2014), and current member of the board of directors of PNC Financial Services Corp, discusses what he learned during his successful career about what it takes to be an effective leader.
- Lee Bolman and Joan Gallos, authors of "Engagement: Transforming Difficult Relationships at Work," discuss their SURE model, and how managing difficult people and working effectively with them is a necessary leadership skill-set. Bolman holds the Marion Block/Missouri Chair in Leadership at University of Missouri-Kansas City. Previously, he taught at Carnegie Mellon and Harvard Graduate School of Education. Gallos, currently a professor of leadership at Wheelock College formerly served as director of the Executive MBA Program at the Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
- Sydney Finklestein, the Steven Roth Professor of Management at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and director of Tuck's Center of Leadership, about his acclaimed best-seller "Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent." Superbosses appears on top business books of 2016 in Inc., Forbes, and The Washington Post.
About Overland Resource Group:
For over 30 years, Overland Resource Group has helped joint labor and management clients transform adversarial to collaborative relationships, enabling them to drive and sustain operational and work life improvements. The firm's clients have included The Boeing Company and the United Auto Workers; Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the United Steel Workers; the Federal Aviation Administration, National Air Traffic Controllers Association, the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists union; and many others.
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