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John Latham

  • PhD, MBA
  • Organization Architect + Researcher
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Recent publications

  • Baldrige CEO attitudes and motivations: Developing a model of excellence

    • Appleby C
    • Harshman C
    • Latham J
  • Baldrige User's Guide: Organization Diagnosis, Design, and Transformation (India edition)

    • Vinyard, J. & Latham J

Professional experience

Organization Architect + Researcher

January 2000 - Present


John Latham is the Founder of the Organization Design Studio, Ltd. He is the former director of the Monfort Institute at the University of Northern Colorado (2006-2014). Dr. Latham has more than 35 years of experience working in and with a variety of commercial, nonprofit, and government organizations from Asia to Europe. He has had a wide variety of work experiences, from consulting on organization and management system design and change to vice president of corporate quality and business excellence for a $1.3 billion manufacturing company with operations in 40 countries. He served nine years on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners and as a judge for the Colorado Performance Excellence, VA Carey, and Army Communities of Excellence awards. He earned a doctorate from Walden University in 1997 and an MBA from Chapman University in 1992. He is a Senior member of ASQ, a certified quality engineer, and a past section chair. Recipient of the 2014 and 2013 ASQ Gryna Awards (Quality Management Paper of the Year) for the 2013 CEO paper on leading transformation and the 2012 paper on management system design.

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