By: Interaction Associates  06-Dec-2011

Interaction Associates helps clients develop strategic, collaborative, self-aware leaders at every level of an organization -- through innovative consulting, training and coaching services. 

At Interaction Associates, we are in the business of helping clients achieve greater and more sustainable levels of business Return on Investment by concentrating on a different ROI — Return on Involvement.

We stress a critical principle for achieving excellent ROI: Involved employees share in the responsibility to deliver strong results. In other words, we know that deeply engaged employees and a collaborative culture of shared responsibility for success leads to impressive business results. From the employees' perspective, in highly collaborative and engaged workplaces: We care. We have skin in the game. We deliver results.

Drawing on nearly 40 years of innovation in the people-and-performance side of business, Interaction Associates engages with clients in a variety of ways, ranging from working directly in a consulting capacity with leaders and their teams, to delivering organization-wide leadership development solutions customized to our clients’ unique needs.

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We can help you achieve extraordinary success by dramatically shifting your company's orientation to the achievement of sustainable results, how employees collaboratively manage their work processes, and by increasing trust for productive relationships.

85% of our business is repeat or referral. Our clients tell us that our ability to listen to their needs, accelerate the implementation of key initiatives, and leverage 40 years of tested, practical content is why they return year after year.

Typical questions we help clients answer include:

  • How do I assess and improve our leaders' decision-making, innovation skills, or strategic thinking?
  • How do I keep my teams focused on collaboration, rather than hierarchy?
  • How can we speed up initiatives that require lots of collaboration without losing quality?
  • How can we execute better and without ruining relationships among colleagues?
  • How can we address lagging morale and loss of trust in our leaders?
  • How can we minimize politics and build genuine agreement for strong results?
  • How can I have an impact as a leader in a flat organization?
  • How do I make my matrixed organization work and perform?
  • How can we create a leadership culture that solves problems at every level, preventing escalation of issues?

Interaction Associates is not about pre-packaged solutions. We listen to your assessment of the issue and draw upon our special expertise in collaboration to plan, implement, and evaluate the most strategic solution.

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developing facilitative leaders

They employ collaboration as an essential tool for engaging relevant stakeholders in solving problems collaboratively and working to build a more collaborative culture in their organizations or communities. They know fundamentally that collaboration succeeds when it is based on shared responsibility for success — where everyone feels ownership for achieving outcomes that aren’t attainable individually.


public workshops

You'll also have the opportunity to participate in optional follow-up coaching and best practice sessions online to reinforce what you learned in the classroom. You'll meet and learn from professionals in a variety of industries — people with similar challenges and goals with a wealth of experience to share. Project Managers can earn up to 24 PDU's by attending either Essential Facilitation or Facilitative Leadership.