Change Experts Bill Pasmore, Mike Manning, to Introduce New Change Management Assessment

Center for Values-Driven Leadership Article, Change, Press Release

Free change management workshop
Friday, February 7, 2020

Identifying & Measuring the Behaviors for Leading Change

Organizational change can be difficult, but that’s no excuse for doing it poorly.

A team of scholars, led by Dr. Bill Pasmore of Columbia University and including Dr. Mike Manning, of Benedictine University’s Center for Values-Driven Leadership, have created a new assessment to help change leaders evaluate their skill.

The Change Leader Behavior Inventory© (CLBI) measures the behaviors that contribute to effective change. After taking the CLBI, individuals receive a detailed report that identifies growth opportunities: areas where they can target their learning in order to become more skilled at leading change.

Pasmore and Manning will introduce Chicago-area change leaders to the CLBI during a free workshop hosted by the Center for Values-Driven Leadership, the CLBI regional partner. In addition to introducing the assessment, the facilitators will outline new workshop content designed to help managers build their competency in the specific change management and change leadership behaviors identified by the inventory.

Who should attend this event? While the public is invited to attend, this workshop is best suited for training, OD, coaching, or HR professionals interested in either becoming a trained facilitator of the CLBI and its workshops, or licensing the assessment and workshops for use in their own company.

Use the form below to RSVP for this event.

CLBI Workshop with Pasmore

More about the facilitators:

Bill Pasmore is Senior Vice President at the Center for Creative Leadership with responsibility for the organization’s global Organizational Leadership business. Bill also holds the position of Professor of Practice at Teachers College, Columbia University, in which he helps link scholarship in the field of organization development & leadership to practice. He teaches in the College’s doctoral and master’s degree programs and conducts research in leadership and organizational change. He is the author of Leading Continuous Change: Navigating Churn in the Real World, and other books and articles on leadership and change management.

Mike Manning is Professor of Leadership, Strategy & Change at Benedictine University. He earned a Ph.D. from Purdue University and has held faculty appointments at New Mexico State University, Case Western Reserve University, Fielding Graduate University, and SUNY-Binghamton. He currently serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science and is active in the Academy of Management, where he is a former Chair of the Organization Development and Change Division. Dr. Manning has dedicated his professional career to educating and developing executives, designing effective organizations, and creating applied action research processes and intervention techniques. He teaches and consults throughout the U.S. and internationally in Mexico, Europe and the Baltic States, the Middle East, and the Far East.


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