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Transforming Your Organization: The KONE Story

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Are you trying to drive lasting change in your organization? Are you succeeding? There's a good chance you're not — and you are far from alone. Most organizational change efforts fail. But when they are done right, they can take companies to new levels of performance. Join CCL and top executives from KONE, a leading designer and manufacturer of elevators, to learn about a change effort that's really working.

This session will help you:

  • Understand common reasons why change efforts fail.
  • Learn practical steps to bring about real change.
  • Encourage collaboration among key stakeholders.

Audience: This webinar is for executives and senior leaders who want to introduce lasting change into their organizations - and are skeptical that it can really be done.


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About the Presenters

Vance Tang, CEO

Vance Tang has been a member of the Executive Board of KONE Corporation since February 19, 2007. Previously served as Vice President and General Manager, Honeywell Building Control Systems 2004-2006, as Global Business Leader, Vice President, Trane Global Controls and Contracting 2002-2004, as Vice President, General Manager, Trane Asset Management Services 1999-2002, and as Business Leader and Manager in different divisions of the Trane Company 1990-1998. Current key position of trust: Member of the Board of the National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII).


Chuck Moore Chuck Moore is currently the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for KONE Inc., the US subsidiary of KONE Corporation, the innovative leader in global vertical transport industry. His responsibility is for the human resources, safety and payroll functions, as well as a member of the senior management team in USA. Moore is currently the Vice-Chair for NEII's Trust Committee and a past NEII Board Member.

He took up this role May 1, 2000, upon leaving Whirlpool Corporation in Benton Harbor, Michigan where he was the Director, of Human Resources for the Global Headquarters.

He works from the Americas Headquarters in Lisle, Illinois The U.S. business started 113 years ago on the banks of the Mississippi River. KONE acquired the business, then known as Montgomery Elevator Company, in 1994.

Moore's entry into the human resource arena began in 1977 as a Worker's Compensation Representative for Island Creek Coal Company, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum. His human resource career has spanned some 28 years in progressively responsible positions and diverse industries.


William Pasmore, Ph.D. William Pasmore, an international authority in organizational leadership, joined the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) in January 2008 in the newly created role of Organizational Practice Leader. He leads CCL's efforts to help clients develop the larger organizational leadership systems that increase their overall performance and enable their individual leaders to thrive.

Before joining CCL, Bill had served since 1997 as a partner in the Corporate Learning & Organizational Development Practice of the consulting firm Oliver Wyman Delta. While there, he headed the global research practice and worked personally with top executives of Fortune 500 companies on organizational architecture and development as well as succession planning, talent management and strategic planning. His global clients, spanning numerous business sectors, included Bristol-Myers Squibb, Compuware, United Airlines, Hewlett Packard, Kimberly Clark, Unilever and The New York Times.

Previously, Bill was a tenured full professor from 1976-1997 in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where he taught courses in the school's MBA, Executive MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. programs. He directed the school's Master's Degree program in Organization Development and served as a visiting professor at INSEAD and Stanford University. He also headed his own consulting firm, Pasmore & Associates, which offered public workshops on organization design and supported efforts in organizations to bring about large-scale change. He co-founded the SIGMA program (Social Innovations in Global Management), which provides leadership and managerial training to socially responsible not-for-profit organizations around the world.

As a thought leader in the field of organization development, he has published 21 books and numerous articles, including The Board's New Roles in Succession Planning, How to Make Sure Your Next CEO is a Winner, Choosing the Best Next CEO, Designing Effective Organizations, Creating Strategic Change, Research in Organization Change and Development, and Relationships that Enable Enterprise Change.

He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering/Industrial Management and a Ph.D. in Administrative Sciences, both from Purdue University.


John McGuire John McGuire's diverse work history includes senior business management positions in corporate settings, a leadership and organizational development consulting business, and a practice in counseling psychology.

He has held such senior business positions as U.S. Manager of Technology Consulting at Digital Equipment Corporation, Director of Management and Organizational Development at Fidelity Investments, and recently served as Director of Business Development for the Center for Creative Leadership. In private consultation, John has extensive experience across industries and in private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

John's current work as Senior Faculty Member, focuses on organization-wide change through leadership. He is the research and development practice leader for the Change Leadership team, practicing organization culture transformation through balancing change management with change leadership. This practice focuses on developing corporate cultures, leadership strategies, and core organizational capabilities. A key tenet of this practice is assisting clients in overriding the high failure rates in change management by connecting leadership across the organization in its key tasks of setting direction and achieving alignment and commitment. Research indicates that a balance in change leadership with change management increases and organization's likelihood to achieving a sustainable change-ability.

His results-oriented work with teams and organizations combines over twenty years of practical corporate line and staff experience with research-based approaches to help solve client's business problems. John is interested in providing client's teams and organizations with sustainable solutions while simultaneously providing practical results at each step in the process.

In addition, he is an active member of several professional associations and has served in a variety of community development and corporate oversight positions. John holds Masters degrees from Harvard and Brandeis University, and has received a variety of Excellence Awards for his service in corporate, public and nonprofit institutions.


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