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Abram Walton, Ph.D.

headshotAbram is an author, consultant, and researcher specializing in Strategic Innovation, Human Capital Management, and Leadership Development with a focus on developing business models that create sustainable competitive advantage. He takes a unique systems-thinking approach, which has cultivated multi-disciplinary collaborations, generating innovative organizational strategies and best practices. Dr. Walton is a Partner in Indian River Consulting Group (IRCG), and is a Full, tenured Professor of Management and the Director of the Center for Innovation Management and Business Analytics at the Florida Institute of Technology.  He is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a Job Task Analyst, a Project Management Professional, and as a Certified Professional Innovator.  He is the Co-Founder of the International Association of Innovation Professionals and is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Innovation Science. He is a U.S. Delegate and Working Group Chair for the International Standards Organization’s (ISO) Technical Advisory Committee on Innovation Management Standards.

029 Leading for Innovation: Systematically Identify Areas Ripe for Meaningful Change

036 Increasing Engagement & Motivation: Keys to Bridging the Intergenerational Divide

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In Search of the Perfect Customer

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As wholesaler-distributors operate in today’s economy, they must protect their most profitable, high-growth potential customers and avoid squandering their precious resources. If your sales compensation plan and other policies encourage your staff to misspend their time and your resources on the wrong customers, now is the time to act. If your company is overlooking opportunities to make money and stop profit leakage, this is the book for you!

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