Robert Easton, current PhD in Management student, selected as one of 2016's Top Thought Leaders in Trust

Posted 2.5.2016

Robert EastonRobert Easton, PhD in Management: Designing Sustainable Systems candidate, was recently named to Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TAW)'s list of 2016 Top Thought Leaders. The awards program is in its sixth year of celebrating professionals who are transforming the way organizations do business.

Easton joins other well-known CEOs, authors and leadership advisors including Steven Covey (author of The 7 Habits) and Bill George (former CEO of Medtronics and author of True North) as well as other teachers and researchers committed to building organizational trust and trustworthiness, including another of Weatherhead's own, David Cooperrider, PhD, Fairmount Santrol - David L. Cooperrider Professor of Appreciative Inquiry and professor of organizational behavior.

"The release of this year's list coincides with the beginning of the fourth year of the formation of our Trust Alliance, a growing group of global professionals committed to learning about and advancing the cause of organizational trust," says Barbara Kimmel, CEO and co-founder of TAA-TAW.

Easton is Senior Managing Director at Accenture, well known for the contributions he has made in building trust-based relationship through his Ways of Working program.

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