Building a responsive, transformational workplace culture utilising the Evidence-Based Leadership framework

Lorene Flanders

University of West Georgia

Lorene Flanders has served as Dean of Libraries at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia since 2005. The university has over 13,000 students. In April, 2017, she will assume the position of Executive Director of University Libraries at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama.

Janet Pilcher

Studer Group

Dr. Janet Pilcher, Managing Director/Senior Leader and creator of the education division of Studer Group, has a Ph.D. in Measurement and Evaluation. She previously served as Dean of the College of Professional Studies and professor of research and evaluation methods at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.

Elijah Scott

Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative

Elijah Scott joined Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative in 2016 as Executive Director. FALSC operates the automated library system for Florida’s public colleges and universities. Its forty institutions and 156 libraries serve more than 1.3 million individuals. He was previously Dean of Libraries at Georgia Highlands College in Rome, Georgia.


Purpose: The workplace of choice is characterized by motivated employees and built by purposeful leader engagement with employees. This paper will discuss best practices for building cultures of excellence and accountability... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lorene Flanders (University of West Georgia)
  2. Janet Pilcher (Studer Group)
  3. Elijah Scott (Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative)

Topic Areas

Organisational issues , Relationships , Staff , Culture , Performance Indicators , Innovative Methods , Methods , Frameworks


PA-6A » Culture (15:30 - Tuesday, 1st August, Main Hall)



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