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About Me

Dr. Linda A. Liang has provided services in leadership development and talent management

Dr. Linda A. Liang has provided services in leadership development and talent management, including leadership assessment, coaching, training and development, for over 30 years. She holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology.  She has the wisdom to identify patterns of behavior and provide insight to leaders. She is down-to-earth and designs practical solutions for thorny leadership problems.  She has taught courses in the areas of leadership theory, human resources, compensation, assessment, and performance management for over the last 15 years.  She has worked and consulted in Fortune 100 companies, higher education and non-profit institutions.  Following are her primary areas of expertise:

What Organizational Resources Does:

  • Organizational and individual leadership assessment
  • Climate, sexual harassment and employee engagement surveys and customized approaches
  • Workplace conflict and hostile work environments
  • Teambuilding
  • Individual and group coaching and training on leadership skills
  • Diversity and inclusion research and analytical skills

Organizational Leadership Assessment

When workplace conflict exists amongst the leadership team, Dr. Liang has designed customized leadership assessment 360-degree systems including, individual interviews with the leadership team, sharing information, then creating strategic planning sessions to develop the workforce of the future.  She has also conducted individual leadership assessments, assessment centers, developmental exercises, quizzes to measure power and influence and other types of assessments. She believes that when there is a good fit between talent and jobs, and that when people are supported and valued, a high performance culture will be fostered.

Individual Leadership Assessment

Linda is certified in the following assessments:

  • DiSC profile, measures leadership communication style
  • Leadership Effectiveness Analysis 360-degree assessment, measures leadership competencies
  • EQi-2.0 360, Emotional Intelligence quotient which measures using the emotional signals of yourself and others to be an effective leader
  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), which measures your leadership style.
  • Power and presence, measures you ability to get what you want
  • Team assessment(s)
  • Conflict style assessment
  • Clifton Strengths finder, measures your leadership strengths

Coaching and Training

She is an expert coach, having coached many senior leaders in a variety of organizations on accountability, power and influence, strategic thinking and developing leadership competencies.  She has designed individual development plans, and provided a variety of feedback at all levels of organizations.  She has designed and conducted training programs in the areas of:

  • Strategic thinking and problem solving
  • Setting goals and strategic alignment
  • Accountability and achieving business results
  • Power and influence and building relationships
  • Leadership assessment and development
  • Leadership competencies for diverse leaders
  • Support, commitment, building trust
  • Teambuilding
  • Being a star at work
  • Respect in the workplace

Research and Analytical Skills

Dr. Liang has conducted company-wide analyses in Fortune 100 companies of career paths, identifying and promoting top talent, succession planning for women and diverse leaders, and the utilization of talent in organizations. She has developed analytical systems for measuring the effectiveness of hiring practices, succession plans, compensation and reward systems, and talent management processes.  She has designed behaviorally-based performance appraisal systems.  She has also conducted customized 360-degree feedback systems for top executives, developed personal coaching and development plans, and measured their effectiveness related to company strategy and the achievement of strategic goals.

Other Accomplishments

Linda most recently spoke at The Diversity MBA annual conference on September 20, 2018 on “Power and Presence.” She has also spoken at the Kenilworth-Winnetka Chamber of Commerce, “From Peppermint Patti to Priscilla the Hun, finding and accessing your personal power,” in March, 2017.  She was featured in 2010 on Channel 2 news speaking on “Negotiating Knowhow.”  She has presented at conferences on the topics of executive coaching, power and influence in organizations, and how to build visibility at work.  Please see the Resources tab for more information on her speeches and publications.

Any Questions?

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Dr. Liang has conducted company-wide analyses in Fortune 100 companies of career paths, identifying and promoting top talent, succession planning for women and diverse leaders, and the utilization of talent in organizations.

Let’s Talk

Our services:

Organizational and individual assessments

  • Workforce climate and employee engagement surveys
  • Workforce conflict and hostile work environment
  • Teambuilding for positivity and productivity

Workforce composition research

Contact Info

Phone: 1-847.712.9002

Web: www.orgresources.com