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Company Overview

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 made their Content Development Watch List in 2012 and 2013.

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.

Fast Facts

  • 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.
    • Facilitation.
    • 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.

 

NEWS ITEMS

 

Training Industry Names Interaction Associates to its Top 20 Leadership Training Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Feb 5th, 2013

Interaction Associates is again among top firms selected by Training Industry, Inc. for its 2013 list of the top 20 Leadership Training Companies.

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Lyle Mattson Joins Interaction Associates in Northern Virginia

Jan 25th, 2013

Lyle Mattson has joined Interaction Associates as Director, Client Solutions, based in Northern Virginia, and serving the Washington, D.C. area.

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Interaction Associates to Sponsor the 2012 HCI Learning & Leadership Development Conference

Nov 6th, 2012

Interaction Associates will sponsor and exhibit at the HCI Learning & Leadership Conference, November 8-9, 2012 in New York. 

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Interaction Associates Announces Free Webinar on Virtual Leadership October 17

Sep 12th, 2012

Interaction Associates has announced a free webinar called "Leading Virtually: Three Keys to Success."

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Interaction Associates to Present at the 2012 HCI Employee Engagement Conference

Sep 7th, 2012

CEO Linda Stewart and Chief Innovation Officer Andy Atkins will present original 2012 research on involving employees and building trust.

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Interaction Associates Named to Prestigious 2012 Training Industry, Inc. Watchlist of Top Content Development Companies

Jun 20th, 2012

Interaction Associates is among top firms selected by Training Industry, Inc. for their 2012 Training Content Development Companies Watch List.

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2012 Building Trust in Business Media Coverage

Jun 13th, 2012

Summary of media coverage IA has received for IA's fourth annual "Building Trust" research, including Fast Company and Forbes.

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2012 Building Trust in Business Study Released

Jun 13th, 2012

"Building Trust to Drive Business Results: New Research Defines What Leaders Need to Do Now – and What Happens When They Don’t." Annual survey from Interaction Associates details the formula for success at high pPerforming companies — and cautions organizations to heed trust indicators.  

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Interaction Associates Sponsors ICCO Coaching Symposium

Apr 18th, 2012

The challenges of growing talent and leading in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world is the focus of an international coaching symposium that Interaction Associates will sponsor and participate in over two days in May in Boston.

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2012 Trust in Business Webcast Announced

Apr 5th, 2012

The Human Capital Institute (HCI), in partnership with Interaction Associates (IA) will present a free webcast exploring IA’s new "Building Trust in Business" research findings.

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Related Insights

Research

Building Trust 2013: Workforce Trends Defining High Performance

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

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