Dr. Clinton Longenecker

A Leader’s Guide to Building a High-Performance Workplace

Getting better results on an ongoing basis is becoming a leadership mandate in nearly every organization around the world. This seminar is designed to help business leaders develop a framework with which to systematically increase their personal effectiveness and ability to achieve higher levels of performance. This dynamic, interactive and hands-on learning experience will: provide specific tools to help leaders better understand the causes of managerial failure; equip managers to better focus their people and themselves on desired outcomes; help leaders effectively equip their people to perform at higher levels; demonstrate the importance of creating a working environment that fosters better results; encouraging managers to maximize people power and will make a strong case for developing both people and processes in your quest for better results. Leaders attending this program will walk away knowing how to improve their performance and deliver better results when they go to work the very next day. NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED!


Dr. Clinton Oliver Longenecker, is an award winning educator, is one of “America’s leaders in the area of rapid performance improvement” and is a Distinguished University Professor and the Director of the Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence in The College of Business and Innovation at The University of Toledo. His teaching, research and consulting interests are in high performance leadership and creating great organizations. He has been the recipient of over forty (40) outstanding teaching, service and research awards and numerous industry awards including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Toastmaster International Leadership Award, and The Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, and numerous “Best Professor” recognitions. In addition, he has also been recently recognized by The Economist as one of the Top Fifteen Business Professors in the World. He has published over 180 articles and papers in leading academic and professional journals including the Sloan Management Review, Industrial Management, Business Horizons, European Business Review, and Organizational Dynamics among others. He is a frequent media source and his research has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, MSNBC, NPR and a wide variety of media outlets. Clint is also a featured critically acclaimed professor in The Great Courses Critical Business Skills Series – Organizational Behavior Course released in 2015. His best-selling book, Getting Results: Five Absolutes for High Performance (Jossey-Bass Inc., 2001) describes the best practices of over 2,000 high performance managers and how they achieve outstanding performance and has been translated into nine languages. His latest book, published with Greg Papp and Tim Stansfield, Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America’s Greatest Game (Jossey-Bass Inc., 2007) chronicles the keys to rapid performance improvement from their research on over 1,000 organizational improvement initiatives. Clint is also featured in a number of educational videos including the award winning CRM training film “Effective Performance Appraisal” and “Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing” based on his research.