Paul Gustavson

Paul W. Gustavson is a leading management consultant specializing in strategy and organization design, business process improvement, leadership development, the design of high performance teams and work systems, change management and knowledge management. In the early 70’s, he began an in-depth study of high performance teams and the systemic design of high commitment work systems.

Paul received his Master’s in Organizational Behavior in 1975 from Brigham Young University. He has served for over19 years as a member of the Marriott School of Management’s OB/HR Advisory Board and as a past chair for 8 years.   In April 1999, he received the Marriott School of Management’s William G. Dyer Distinguished Alumni Award for his contribution in the field of strategy and organization design, leadership development, knowledge management and change management.  In 1999 he was selected as a member of Work in America’s National Advisory Council focusing on identifying best practices in creating and sustaining high performance teams.  In 2004 he received the Herrmann International Big Thinker Award for his contribution to the field of whole brain thinking. He served on President Kim Clark’s BYU Idaho President’s Advancement Council from 2007-2010.

Paul specializes in helping organizations develop a clear and compelling differentiating strategy.  Then helps them identify and prioritize those processes necessary to deliver their strategy. Finally he helps them align their organization’s structures and various systems to the organization’s processes and strategy. 

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