Theresa M. Welbourne
Affiliated Research Scientist,
President and CEO, eePulse Inc.
FirsTier Banks Distinguished Professor of Business and Director, Center for Entrepreneurship at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. Welbourne's work focuses on human capital and leadership strategies that drive growth, innovation and high performance. She is known for her work on employee energy and how energy, direction and confidence come together to stimulate and sustain high sense of urgency cultures and organizational growth. Theresa does extensive research and consulting with initial public offerings (IPOs) and firms undergoing high change, including mergers and acquisitions. Other areas of expertise include employee engagement, data-driven story telling, Fast HR and entrepreneurship.
Leadership Pulse - join and learn from collaboration with peers
Theresa runs the Leadership Pulse, which is a collaborative learning opportunity. Members engage in dialogue about key business challenges and share benchmarking data. Sign up as an individual member, or you can sign up a team - all at no cost. The goal is shared learning in real time. www.leadershippulse.com
Engagement Intent: Connecting or Disconnecting Employees?
This newly launched consortium is creating innovative tools and perspectives to help member organizations fast track their employee engagement programs to drive measurable business results. Learn more about this initiative here.
Research Partners & Clients
Theresa works with a range of organizations through her research engagements, her business, eePulse, Inc., consulting and executive education (both custom and public programs). The leadership pulse work has led to a number of partnerships with leaders and managers who use the data to drive growth and innovation within their teams. She has extensive experience with smaller, high growth organizations and with large, global Fortune 100 and FTSE 500 businesses in a variety of industries.
BSBA - University of Colorado, Boulder
PhD - University of Colorado, Boulder
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August 2, 2014
Academy of Management PTC Research Center Impact Award
November 6, 2008
National Academy of Human Resources Honored Organization
Center for Effective Organizations
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