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Strategic IT: Best Practices for Managers and Executives

Lyle Yorks

Lyle Yorks is Professor of Adult Learning & Leadership in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University where he teaches courses in adult learning, strategy development as an organization learning process, strategic human resource development, and research. He is also a lecturer in the Executive Master of Science Program in Technology Management at in the School of Professional Studies, Columbia University where he teaches a course in Strategic Advocacy. His research interests include action learning, learning transfer, and developing strategic mindsets for addressing the challenges of learning through complexity. He has also served as visiting faculty in various EMBA and Executive Education programs in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Lyle has over 30 years of experience working with organizations in diverse industries worldwide on projects involving action research, action learning, strategic organizational change, and management development. Earlier in his career Lyle was a Principal and Consultant to the Firm of Marshall-Qualtec a consulting firm working in the area of strategic change, organization restructuring and alignment, a Senior Vice President of Drake Beam Morin, a human resources consulting firm, and was an internal consultant on the staff of the Corporate Systems and Methods Department, Travelers Insurance Companies. Articles authored and co-authored by Lyle have appeared in the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Education and Learning, Adult Education Quarterly, California Management Review, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Transformative Education, Sloan Management Review, Teachers College Record, and other scholarly and professional journals. His most recent book, co-authored with Art Langer, is Strategic IT: Best Practices for Managers and Executives, published by Wiley.