Interaction Associates is a leading global innovator of proven solutions that transform the way people work — to deliver extraordinary business results, or, what we call, Return on InvolvementTM. The firm helps global organizations build high-involvement, collaborative cultures by developing their leaders, teams, and change agents. IA offers customized consulting, learning and development, and coaching services. It was named one of Training Industry's Top 20 Leadership Training Companies 2012 - 2014, and was named to their Content Development Watch List in 2012 - 2014.
Since 1969, we have helped hundreds of global organization build the needed collaborative capability to produce strong business results, improve critical business processes, and create and maintain trusting and productive work relationships.
- Clients include half of the Fortune 500.
- More than 1,200 clients globally.
- Offices in Boston, Massachusetts, and San Francisco, California with consultants and affiliates around the world.
- Industry pioneer in:
- Collaboration as the spark plug for innovation.
- Developing leaders at all levels.
- Building organizational trust.
- Team excellence.
- Managing the people side of change.
- Research in collaborative problem solving/decision making, trust, and teams.
- Top-rated books: How to Make Meetings Work and How to Make Collaboration Work.
- Established 1969 by David Straus.
- Privately held ESOP company, 100% employee-owned and run.
- Founded the Interaction Institute for Social Change (IISC) in 1993. IA supports the IISC with 10 percent of pretax profits and up to 10 days pro bono support annually per employee.
The 5th annual list of top thought leaders around trust and business is out from Trust Across America-Trust Around the World (TAA-TWA). For the second year in a row, the list includes Interaction Associates Chief Innovation Officer, Andy Atkins, among the group of global experts making extensive and positive contributions to building trust in organizations globally.
Interaction Associates Named to Training Industry's Distinguished Top 20 List of Leadership Training Companies for 4th Straight Year
Interaction Associates (IA) has been selected as one of the the top leadership development firms for 2015 in the annual Top 20 ranking by a leading authority on best practices in the training industry, Training Industry, Inc.
IA Takes The Corporate Challenge pledge sponsored by Governor Deval Patrick and Bentley University
In a new infographic based on its recent research, Interaction Associates shows why Trust in the Workplace is important, and steps leaders can take to build trust.
A new partnership between Interaction Associates and LeadEdge Means Better Service to Organizations Throughout India
Interaction Associates Strengthens its client solutions staff with appointment of Diane Johnson in Boston.
Interaction Associates President and CEO Linda Stewart has been named a Bronze winner for "Executive of the Year" by Best in Biz Awards 2014, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
Interaction Associates Releases Annual Workplace Trust Tracker – Building Workplace Trust – Pointing to Challenges and Opportunities at Intersection of Leadership, Trust, and Business Results
Interaction Associates has announced two new highly-interactive and engaging 90- minute live online programs. Using next-generation online learning technologies and processes, “FL Refresher” and “Leading Change” enable leaders to learn and engage in a highly interactive way with a live instructor and peers without leaving their desks.
Interaction Associates Names Online and Virtual Teams Veteran Dana Sednek to Lead the Firm’s Live Online Learning Programs
Interaction Associates (IA), the global workplace performance innovator, has appointed Dana Sednek to lead the firm’s innovations in the live online learning environment. Sednek joins IA as Manager of Live Online with a primary focus on growing the firm’s virtual delivery capabilities.
Our "Building Trust" workplace research exploring the state of trust, leadership, and collaboration inside companies worldwide, demonstrates a strong correlation between financial health, and the leadership culture and behaviors in organizations.
by Andy Atkins