Managing Partner, Principal TeamLMI

Kent-Frese-r

Kent is a creative problem solver providing organization development consulting, including leadership development, coaching, business planning and recruiting. The focus is to bring fresh ideas and best practices to solve problems and improve performance.

He is a recognized expert in organizational development and talent management, with over 25 years of practical experience in leadership and development. Additionally, he specializes in the design of organizational continuity programs, leadership development, and succession strategies for executives and business owners.

His clients have the advantage of Kent's proven track record of working with clients across the U.S. and also benefit from his experience in leadership positions at both local and national firms. He has held positions from front-line manager to the c-suite, and has founded several successful companies.

As a lifelong learner, Kent is an adjunct faculty member at Capella University. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University with MS and PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Capella University.

He also has a broad array of experiences and specialized training as a Member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology; Certified Strategic Knowledge Mapping (SKM) Coach; Catalyst graduate; Rotary Leadership Institute graduate; Hogan HBRI Certified; Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst; Certified Professional Values Analyst; Certified facilitator for both Leadership Management International and Teleometrics International; Certified for high and low ropes experiential learning; and served as a skiing instructor and coach for over 18 years. Kent is active in the community and has served as a volunteer on boards for a variety of non-profit organizations.

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What the heck is Industrial-Organizational Psychology?

SIOPThe Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology was established in 1982 and its 8,000 members are dedicated to applying psychology to people in the workplace. No, they are not "shrinks." Rather, their field of psychology tries to understand and measure human behavior to improve employees' satisfaction in their work, employers' ability to select and promote the best people, and to generally make the workplace better for the men and women who work there. They do this by creating tests and by designing products such as training courses, selection procedures and surveys.

Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is the scientific study of the workplace. Rigor and methods of psychology are applied to issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, performance, and work-life balance.

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