Tercon Consulting Names Industry Icon Kenneth De Meuse EVP, Research and
Talent Management Pioneer and Downsizing Expert to Counsel International
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vienna, VA-based Tercon Consulting,
an organizational development firm specializing in major capital projects,
today named acclaimed author and expert on talent management and
organizational change Dr. Kenneth De Meuse Executive Vice President, Research
and Product Development, announced Tercon CEO, Jeannette Terry.
De Meuse, formerly VP, Global Research at Korn/Ferry International, has
published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, authored five books,
and delivered numerous keynote addresses on organizational behavior, employee
attitudes and team effectiveness. De Meuse's ground-breaking article in
American Psychologist on team development has been cited in professional
publications over 1400 times and his most recent book, FYI for Total
Engagement: Driver of Best Practice for Managers and Business Leaders, has
been purchased by companies worldwide to enhance employee performance.
"Effective talent management is one of the most important areas in
organizational development today – both for those companies embarking on major
capital projects and those facing downsizing decisions," said Terry. "We can
now offer our clients the counsel of one of the world's leading authorities on
talent assessment and development."
"Joining Tercon enables me to apply my 25+ years of experience and passion
into creating comprehensive new approaches and tools for recruiting,
developing and retaining high potential managers," said De Meuse, who
developed Korn Ferry's viaEDGE and ProSpective - two of the most used client
assessments in the firm's history.
De Meuse, whose research findings have drawn inquiries from more than 100
universities and 200 corporations, plans to support both Tercon's corporate
and federal clients.
"The U.S. government would benefitgreatly from incorporating alearning
agility assessment intoits talent management system," said De Meuse.
De Meuse earned a Ph.D. in industrial/ organizational psychology from the
University of Tennessee and served on the faculties of Iowa State University
and the University of Wisconsin. He has provided consulting and coaching
services to Union Carbide Corporation, Intergraph Corporation, Nestle USA,
Lucent Technologies, Presto Industries, Ayres Associates, Mayo Clinic, and the
US Department of Energy.
Since 1978, Tercon Inc. has been driving measurable improvements in
productivity, cost containment, on-schedule delivery and resource management
for Fortune 50 companies, government agencies and non-profits worldwide. With
offices in Houston, Australia, Singapore and the UK, Tercon specializes in
organizational capability, program and project management, change management
and leadership and team performance.
SOURCE Tercon Inc.
Contact: Kellie Boyle, +1-703-898-6554
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