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Management Consulting Learning Lab April 10th!

  • 1.  Management Consulting Learning Lab April 10th!

    Posted 04-02-2024 16:42

    The Management Consulting Firm: Exploring its Design-Past, Present, and Future

    Event Date: April 10th   

    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Venue:  https://wmich.webex.com/meet/david.szabla

    Join us on April 10th from 11: 30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a Management Consulting Learning Lab that explores the organizational design of the management consulting firm. Influenced by unprecedented challenges, emerging paradigms, and disruptive technologies, our distinguished panel comprises scholars and seasoned consultants who will deliver insights into the formation of the management consulting firm-past and current forms and future blueprints.

    The format of this learning lab encourages an active exchange of ideas centered on both practice and research. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the panelists, pose questions, and contribute to a constructive dialogue aimed at furthering the field of management consulting.

    The Learning Lab will be hosted by our Scholar in Residence Dr. David B. Szabla.  Dr. Szabla is the Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership, Research, and Technology at Western Michigan University where he also leads and teaches in the MA and Ph.D. in Organizational Change Leadership Programs. Dr. Szabla chooses to engage and lead organizational change scholars and practitioners in initiatives that create books that advance organizational change research and practice. The first and second editions of Dr. Szabla's "Palgrave Handbook of Organizational Change Thinkers" engaged over 150 international contributing authors to profile the backgrounds, contributions, insights, and legacies of over 100 renowned sages of organizational change.

    With his "Handbook of Methods in Organizational Change Research," Dr. Szabla and 40 organizational change scholars developed 20 chapters that detail various methods used to research organizational change, from action research to processual methods to psychoanalytic and socio-analytic approaches. As the newly appointed chief editor of the book series, "Research in Management Consulting," Dr. Szabla has recently launched two volumes: "Digital Transformation: Organizational Challenges and Management Transformation Methods" and "Management Consulting in the Era of the Digital Organization." In addition to his book development efforts, Dr. Szabla is also conducting empirical research and developing theoretical papers that center on organizational change: how it emerges, how to lead it, and how to measure it.

    Dr. David B. Szabla

    Ivory Simms
    Case Western Reserve University
    Westlake OH