December 14 Meeting

December 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

EVENT: Holiday Networking Event & Speaker Presentation

LOCATION: Edward Jones Training Facility, 8333 South River Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85284

COST: All meetings are free and open to the public

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TOPIC: Influence and Power in the Modern Organization – From the 2016 World Conference on Quality & Improvement

Abstract:  In the modern organization, the ability to develop and use influence and power is essential to the success of every quality professional. In this entertaining and thought-provoking one-hour seminar, award-winning public speaker John Baranzelli will discuss exciting new research on the art and science of influence and power in the modern organization.

Speaker Bio: John Baranzelli is the Engineer of Design and Environment for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the author of the book Making Government Great Again: Mapping the Road to Success with ISO 9001:2008. Mr. Baranzelli is a registered professional engineer and a second generation IDOT employee with over 22 years experience in the public sector. John graduated in 1990 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. In 2006, John coordinated the first successful ISO 9001 certification in the nation of a state transportation agency. John is an award-winning public speaker who has spoken at locations throughout the United States and Canada on the subjects of change management and leadership. John has been a member of the American Society of Quality since 2005 and is currently the Chair of the ASQ Government Division