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David (Kim) McKinnon

David (Kim) McKinnon

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office:BA 352J
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874006
Tempe, AZ 85287-4006

Phone: 480-965-4736
Fax: 480-965-8314
Email: david.mckinnon@asu.edu

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Clinical Assistant Professor

PhD, Educational Psychology; Master of Organizational Behavior

Research Areas
Organizational Change; Executive Coaching as a Leader Development Strategy; Strategic Human Resources.

Background Summary
PhD educated OD/ HR leader and consultant with a strong record of partnering with senior management to improve leader, team and organizational capability. Experience working in a variety of industries (aerospace, high technology, health care, energy, pharmaceuticals, government, higher education) providing leadership coaching & development, talent management, change management and consultations for improving performance.

Academic Positions Held
Adjunct Teaching: ASU, Fielding Graduate University,  UC Santa Barbara.

Recent Consulting

  • Training of Executive Coaches - Keystone Group Limited, Shanghai, PRC
  • Leadership Development - National Specialty Pharmacy
  • Leadership Development - City Government

Representative Presentations
“Appreciative Coaching: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Increase Executive Coaching Effectiveness,” presentation made to Talent Management Conference sponsored by Keystone Group, Shanghai, China, September, 2011.

“Principles and Theory of Evidence Based Coaching,” presentation made to Talent Management conference sponsored by Keystone Group, Shanghai, China, March, 2011.

“The Competencies of Executive Coaching,” presentation made through Business Coaching Center/ ICF Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, August, 2008.

“Training: the $10Billion Waste (or ‘How to Use Executive Coaching to Significantly Increase the Effectiveness of Training’),” presentation to SHRM Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, September 2004.





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MGT 300 - Org & Mgt Leadership
Analyzes strategic, behavioral, and human resource management perspectives, including principles of strategic management and leadership of human resources.

MGT 420 - Human Resource Management
Development of skills and knowledge to lead associates effectively: hiring, developing, evaluating, retaining, and rewarding employees. Preparation for leadership roles.

MGT 591 - Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.