John R. Turner, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the University of North Texas for the Department of Learning Technologies in the College of Information. He began his career in engineering after receiving a bachelor’s degree from Maine Maritime Academy. His career in engineering spanned over 15 years including four years international experience (China, South Korea, Argentina). After leaving engineering he completed a second bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, followed by a master’s degree in human resource development from the University of Texas at Tyler. He completed his doctorate from the University of North Texas in Applied Technology & Performance Improvement (ATPI).
His research interests are in teams, team cognition, knowledge management, performance improvement, leadership, theory building, complexity theory, multilevel models, and meta-analysis techniques. He has published articles in Advances in Developing Human Resources; European Journal of Training and Development; Human Resource Development Review; Journal of Information and Knowledge Management; Journal of Knowledge Management; Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management; New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development; Performance Improvement; Performance Improvement Quarterly; Systems; The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, & Society; and The Irish Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning.
He is the co–developer of The Flow System, the co-author of The Flow System Guide [free online version], The Flow System Guide, The Flow System: Key Principles and Attributes, and The Flow System: The Evolution of Agile and Lean Thinking in an Age of Complexity (Hardcover, Kindle).
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