Interaction Associates is the 45-year global leader of methods for developing conscious collaboration in the workplace – including ways of working together that allow leaders, teams, and change agents to achieve superior business results. With offices in Boston and San Francisco, Interaction Associates delivers Return on Involvement (TM) to hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of individuals each year. Interaction Associates has been named one of the Top 20 Leadership Training Companies by Training Industry every year since 2012.
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.
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