Building Workplace Trust to Improve the Bottom Line: Interaction Associates Chief Innovation Officer Andy Atkins to Speak at 2014 Training Industry Conference

April 29, 2014, Raleigh, NC – How does workplace trust affect bottom line performance? And what can leaders do to build trust for stronger business results?

Those questions and others are the focus of Interaction Associates Chief Innovation Officer Andy Atkins in a presentation at the 2014 Training Industry Conference and Expo in Raleigh, NC. Atkins will deliver a workshop titled “Building Trust- The Formula for High Performance: How Top Companies Drive Business Results with Trust, Leadership and Collaboration.” The session will cover insights from recent research on workplace trust, plus practical strategies to improve employee engagement and performance by building trust.

The annual Training Industry Conference and Expo is presented by Training Industry, Inc., to connect learning leaders from all over the globe, to help create new relationships, share ideas and explore innovative ways to drive results for learning organizations. Andy Atkins presents , from 3:40 – 4:40 pm on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

“Trust is one of the top ten CEO concerns worldwide, according to the latest survey by The Conference Board. Building trust in the workplace, as well as involving employees at the right level for better business results, continue be vital for success,” said Linda Stewart, President and CEO of Interaction Associates. “Andy Atkins will present significant insights from our five years of Trust research into how organizations can successfully build trust, and succeed financially,” she added.

Atkins is a noted Trust expert, recently named to Trust Across America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business. His article, “A Matter Of Trust,” published in Rotman, can be read here. Atkins has held executive positions in human resources and in leadership and organizational development. Andy holds a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University, and is a member of the OD Network.

The Training Industry Conference and Expo takes place May 19-21 at the Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC. For details, visit the Conference website, here.

About Interaction Associates
Interaction Associates (IA) is a 44-year innovator of methods that drive superior workplace results. We help global organizations build high-involvement, collaborative cultures by developing their leaders, teams, and change agents. IA’s clients achieve a new measure of ROI – Return on Involvement – where employees go “beyond engagement” to share responsibility for business success. IA’s services include customized consulting, learning and development, and coaching services. It was named was named one of Training Industry’s top 20 Leadership Training Companies from 2012-2014.