As an independent consultant, Bill Tuggle's work experience covers a wide range in the human resource field including the unique combination of internal and external experience in project management, negotiating, facilitation, diversity, sexual harassment, EEO/AA, strategic planning and organization development.
Bill's consulting expertise is in designing, developing and delivering customized training programs in diversity, sexual harassment, EEO/AA, facilitation, project management and negotiating. His consulting practice encompasses partnering, teambuilding, strategic planning and change management. Organizational assessment and the facilitation of organizational change are the cornerstones of his work. His workshops and interventions have enabled organizations to more effectively utilize the talents of diverse individuals and employee groups for superior organizational performance. Bill has lead organizations across the United States and Canada towards a more positive position in an ever-changing diverse workplace.
His corporate experience includes heading the EEO/AA organization at Western Electric, Hawthorne Works (AT&T). After several years with Western Electric, as a senior trainer, Bill joined AT&T's Corporate Management School of Business. As an internal consultant he headed the central region, training and certifying instructors and conducting management courses. He designed, developed and delivered training programs that are still in use at AT&T and Lucent Technologies today. His direction and implementation of organization development technology effected long term positive changes for the organizations he served. He has presented and consulted to a wide range of Fortune 100 audiences, organizations and community groups across the country.
Prior to joining Wolf Management Consultants, his clients included such notable firms and organizations as Bell Laboratories, AT&T, Motorola, Lucent Technologies, IBM, U.S. Department of Energy, Ford Motor Company, Ameritech, The Fails Management Institute, CNA and the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw (specializing in labor and employment law). His clientele includes the municipalities of the Village of Matteson, Illinois, Village of Barrington, Illinois and educational institutions such as Loyola University, the Chicago Historical Society and the Du Sable Museum of African American History.
Bill designed, developed and delivered the Facilitation Workshop that is still used in the AT&T and Lucent Technologies training curriculums today and received the distinction of "Subject Matter Expert" in the area of Project Management. In addition he is "Master Trainer" in the area of diversity for Motorola. Throughout his career in corporate and private practice he has certified and coached new instructors across the U.S. and Canada. He is certified in Development Dimensions International (DDI) and has certification pending on Meyers Briggs. His certifications from Lucent Technologies include: Facilitation Workshop, Generating Leadership, At Issue Confronting Sexual Harassment, Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Supervisory Training, Diversity in the Workplace, Supporting Workplace Diversity, Leading a Diverse Workforce, Introduction to Project Management, and Accomplishment through Teamwork, Creating high Performance Teams, Negotiation to Yes, Managing People & Performance and Communication Workshops. He is also certified for Facilitation Workshop as well as a host of other workshops through AT&T. Bill has provided one-on-one coaching in the areas of diversity, anti-harassment and managing within the law.
He has spoken and presented at the Chicago Minority Business Development Council's opportunity fair on building business through building relationships, Synergy as guest speaker to the AT&T minority employee symposium for personal and career growth and at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Business as a panelist for diversity discussions. Bill has co-authored and published the following: Ways We Experience Difference (WWED) - An Inventory of Cultural Diversity, Ways We Experience Difference Facilitators Guide, and Benchmarking: The Fundamental Questions - Marketing Management Journal, Vol.2, #3, and Building Bridges Partnering for Success.
He has served as a consultant and Board Member for the Citizens School Committee and Board Member for Loyola University's Masters of Organizational Development Program.
Bill attended Chicago State and Northwestern Universities. He graduated and received his commission from the United States Army, Artillery and Missile Officers Academy.
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