Jim Cannon specialises in organisation development and has consulted with organisations in UK, North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Jim works as a coach to individual executives, as well as facilitating events designed to improve the effectiveness of teams and organisations. He runs an extensive range of training courses for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) as well as other organisations.
He is a fellow of two Institutes (CIPD and CMI), former special adviser to the CIPD, past Manpower Society prize-winner, BPS member and Chairman of Yeldall, a charity concerned with homelessness and drug addiction.
With a degree in Behavioural Science, a Masters degree in Manpower studies and a doctorate in Organisational Psychology, his career has included director appointments in large organisations in Organisation Development, Human Resources, Information Technology and General Management. In 1989 he started his own consultancy as well as co-founding Cavendish Partners, now merged with Right Coutts, a firm specialising in career counselling and coaching.
Jim has written several books including Cost Effective Personnel Decisions, the Database Directory and Giving Feedback, Making the Business Case, and the recently published Talent Management and Succession Planning and workbooks such as Team Based Problem Solving and the Career Review workbook.