2013 CONFERENCE PRESENTER
DR. LINDA L. SMITH
President, Smith Consulting; Professor, University of Maryland University College
Dr. Linda L. Smith teaches leadership, deeper forms of strategy development and international business-cultural communications, to graduate students, University of Maryland University College. Her approach emphasizes practical, professional applications and enables students to build skill for different approaches to strategic, sustainable relationship interactions. Smith is an author, researcher, and consultant for business communication practices, which must address diversity and cultural barriers. Her professional service, Smith Consulting, Washington, DC, works with professional and trade organizations at local, national and international levels. Consultation focuses on helping associations and their leaders integrate purpose and budget, with demands for better member services. Smith has provided services internationally to non-government organizations (NGOs) in South Africa, Italy, Ireland and most recently Tamil Nadu, India (2011). After earning her doctorate with merit, from Columbia University, Smith wrote about the applications of collaborative inquiry as a leader strategy for better decisions and improved team work. The book is Collaborative Inquiry in Practice (Sage, 2000). She led the Washington regional professional association of organizational development consultants in achieving best chapter award (2001), and earlier co-founded a national policy think tank to promote sustainable systems.
Managing Cultures of Deadline Dilemmas
Presenter(s):Anita M. Schmied, President, Image Marketing Inc. Adjunct Professor, International Business/Marketing, Howard University, and Dr. Linda L. Smith, President, Smith Consulting; Professor, University of Maryland University College
Delivery: Skills Workshop
Keyword(s): International Education & Exchange