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Linda Florence, Ph.D.

Senior business leader with more than two decades of experience in strategic operations and higher education; recognized thought leader in enterprise security risk management with global reach. Ethical, effective management of staff and budgets adept in developing and launching programs that improve performance and support organizational success. Successful enterprenous, experienced leader, Team builder, capable of implementing best practices in a matrixed, environment. Published author and frequent speaker regarding emotional intelligence, leadership, workplace violence, global workforce, ethics, loss prevention. Excel in managing stakeholder communications and expectations. Maintain advanced professional credentials in Security, and earned Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with research interests in Violence Prevention & Leadership

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Scholarship & Research



Journal of Leadership Studies-Symposium Piece-Relational Leadership: Perspectives of Key Constructs on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Equity in Higher Education

Psychology Today
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American Psychological Association Conference-Utilizing Clinical Hypnotherapeutic Intervention with CBT to Treat Pandemic-Aug. 13-2021 Symptomology

ILA Conference Geneva Switzerland 2021
Presenter -Topic-"The Stress Arc in Leadership and 3 Powerful Disciplines for Mitigating Major Stress Impacts in a New Era"-Upcoming
Presenter -Topic-“Improving Higher Education’s Role in Diversity and Social Equity through Relational Leadership in the New Era”-Upcoming
Presenter-Topic-"Healthcare Leadership-Using Virtuous Leadership in Chaos to Reimagine Beneficial Practices of Employee Cognitive Psychology"-Upcoming
2021-Knowledge Without Boundaries National Summit-College of Doctoral Studies Research Conference-University of Phoenix-Panel Discussion-"Exploring Emergent Trends in Leadership and Education"-Based on published symposia article from the Journal of Leadership Studies-


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College of Doctoral Studies