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David (Kim) McKinnon

Clinical Associate 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
David (Kim) McKinnon

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Clinical Associate Professor

PhD, Educational Psychology (Organizational Innovation); Master of Organizational Behavior

Research Areas
Leading Organizational Change; Leadership Effectiveness and Development Strategy; Strategic Human Resources; Talent Management.

Background Summary
Functioned for years in executive and leadership roles within corporations. Also worked as Organization Effectiveness consultant focused on 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

Organization Development Consulting - Energy, Insurance, Manufacturing Co's.

Leadership Development - City Governments, Electronics, Government Contracting Co's.

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.





ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

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 502 - Org Theory/Behavior
Understands human side of organizations through management theories and applications. Develops knowledge and skills for successful management of self and others.

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