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ArLyne Diamond Instructor Information

Owner - President

Diamond Associates

ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D. Professional Biography – May, 2015

ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized Leadership, Management, Professional Development and O-D consultant specializing in people and processes in the workplace. Multifaceted, Dr. Diamond has extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines (business, education, management, marketing, business ownership, psychology – and some economics and law as well.) This enables her to see things from a variety of angles and to cleave to the essence of a problem quickly, offering her clients creative and practical solutions.

As the President and Founder of her consulting firm, Diamond Associates, which was established in 1981, Dr. Diamond’s clients range from boards of directors and upper management to support staff in many industries, both public and private. This includes small business and professional practices, corporations, associations, service/charity organizations and government agencies (including police and fire.) She works with individuals, teams and large groups. Dr. Diamond trains Boards of Directors and teaches several courses to board members and those striving for board appointments.

She is well known for her skill in large and small group process, including workshops in strategic planning, change management, conflict resolution, system streamlining, communication, management of people and projects, as well as board of directors development, committee and team training.

Her executive consulting/coaching and mentoring of individuals includes helping new CEOs grow into their position and learn how to create and work with executive teams, stakeholders, and others in their organization.
Dr. Diamond teaches a wide range of MBA university courses in Business, Organizational Development, Quality, Change Management, Persuasion/ Negotiation, Marketing and Leadership.

Born into a family and culture of service to others, ArLyne has been involved with many associations, service and charity organizations. A listing in available under Community Service on her website: www.DiamondAssociates.net.

She is currently active in politics, Rotary, and ProMatch, an organization dedicated to helping those out of work, where she offers workshops and a weekly drop-in helping people with finding themselves, resumes, interview skills and landing the job.

A prolific writer, she has published hundreds of articles and four books. (A listing of published articles can best be found by Googling her.) In addition, Dr. Diamond publishes a monthly newsletter, “Diamonds to You” and is a guest writer for several newspapers.

Dr. Diamond is offering on-line courses through Proformative’ Academy.

Her published books are:

Training Your Board of Directors: A Manual for the CEOs, Board Members. Administrators and Executives of Corporations, Associations, Non-Profit and Religious Organizations.
The “Please” and “Thank You” of Fund-Raising for Non-Profits
Conflict in the Workplace: Causes and Cures
Leading and Managing a Global Workforce

She is currently completing two other books, one will be Roles and Responsibilities in the Workplace – which will accompany employee handbooks and the other is Understanding the Culture of Company and Country. She has completed the research for a third book, Managing for Creativity.

ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D. appears on radio and television and speaks to associations and community organization on a wide range of topics. Her style is informal, friendly, and informative.

Like a Diamond, using ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D. as your consultant will prove to be a wise investment that appreciates in value over time.

 

Experience

Founder/Consultant : Diamond Associates - [1981-10 to Current]
Leadership, Professional and Organizational Development Consultant - working with many organizations in many industries.

President - Founder - Consultant : Diamond Associates - [1981-10 to Current]
I am a Leadership, Management, Professional Development and O-D Consultant. I work with individuals, groups, companies, government agencies and associations. My background is multi-faceted and includes business, management, psychology, marketing, and some economics and law - thus bringing a varied and diverse approach to my work. Known to be practical, insightful and having the ability to cleave to the essence of a problem, my clients appreciate and gain great value from my specializing in people and processes in the workplace.

I founded Diamond Associates in 1981 and have consulted to dozens of companies and individuals since that time.

In addition to consulting and training, I have extensive experience teaching at the university level and have taught a wide range of courses especially those considered "soft skills" to MBA students.

A partial listing of clients and industries served can be found on my website: www.DiamondAssociates.net

 

Education

Ph.D., Psychology : Pacific University (formerly PGSP)