John Latham

Email: john.latham@unco.edu

Phone: 970-351-1230

Director, Monfort Institute and Monfort executive professor of Management. Specialist in organization assessment (including Malcolm Baldrige Award), collaborative research and Management System Design. Actively involved in developing the Monfort Institute's capabilities to engage in and lead collaborative research, application and executive learning in the areas of leadership, ethics, sustainability and performance excellence. Latham has more than 30 years' experience working in and with a wide variety of commercial, government and academic organizations from Asia to Europe. He has a variety of experiences from consulting on organization and business system design to serving as vice president of Corporate Quality and Business Excellence for a $1.3 billion in vitro diagnostics manufacturer with operations in 40 countries. He is particularly interested in innovative ways to design management systems and processes that create sustainable value and results for multiple stakeholders & investors, customers, employees, partners and the community.

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Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Served nine years as a national Baldrige examiner; also served as a judge for a variety of Baldrige-based award programs including the Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx) award, Department of Veteran’s Affairs Carey Award and as the chair of the judges panel for the Army Communities of Excellence Award as well as an assessor for the TATA JRD QV Award in India. His clients include four Baldrige winners, and he is the co-author of the "Baldrige User’s Guide: Organization Diagnosis, Design, and Transformation," published by John Wiley and Sons.

Management System Design

Served nine years as a national Baldrige examiner; also served as a judge for a variety of Baldrige-based award programs including the Colorado Performance Excellence (CPEx) award, Department of Veteran’s Affairs Carey Award and as the chair of the judges panel for the Army Communities of Excellence Award as well as an assessor for the TATA JRD QV Award in India. His clients include four Baldrige winners, and he is the co-author of the "Baldrige User’s Guide: Organization Diagnosis, Design, and Transformation," published by John Wiley and Sons.

Collaborative Research

Specialist in collaborative research (researchers and practitioners) in organizations based on real-world management problems.