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Jeffrey M. Saltzman is the CEO of OrgVitality and an Associated Fellow at the Center for Leadership Studies, School of Management at Binghamton University. Prior, Mr. Saltzman served as East Coast Practice Leader for Kenexa and as CEO of Sirota an employee survey firm. He is credited with driving technological improvements now commonly seen in the survey industry, creating a business model focused on scientific rigor and business practicality while aiming for bottom-line results.

Mr. Saltzman has over 25 years’ experience in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, working in the areas of survey research, strategic planning, organizational development, selection and assessment, training and succession planning. He is a pioneer of new concepts such as Variance Optimization, the application of six-sigma principles to organizational culture and most recently he invented the concept of Employee Confidence, how to measure it, its impact on performance, and how to utilize to improve organizational performance.

He has extensive experience in diverse settings, consulting with industry, financial services, retail, media, high technology, service companies, not-for-profits and government agencies on how to improve organizational performance. Based in New York, he has traveled and worked extensively in Europe, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific.

The author of several books and book chapters including “A Moose in the Distance” (2007) “Well, I Don’t Think that is Going to Grow Back” (2008), “My Jeans are Irregulars” (2009), “Five Global Truths” (2008), appearing in Building High Performance People and Organizations, and “Strategic Surveying in the Global Marketplace” (coming 2010). He is a regular blogger writing on Organizational Performance, Management and Research topics.

Written by Jeffrey M. Saltzman

October 14, 2009 at 10:41 am

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