Creativity Consortium Mtg LO12964 -Toronto April 30

Walter Derzko (
Fri, 21 Mar 1997 02:37:01 -0500

April Meeting of the Creativity Consortium-Club/Network of Lateral Thinkers

Wednesday, April 30, 1997
The Design Exchange 234 Bay St., Toronto, Ontario
(Reduced parking in the Ernst and Young Tower in the T-D Center, enter
off Wellington St)

Registration 6:45 pm, Lecture & Hands-on thinking workshop 7:00 -9:30 pm

Advance Tickets (prior to April 25)
$20 Creativity Consortium members; $30 guests; $15 Full time students (with
ID) /Bring a new guest-get $ 5 off !

At The Door
$30 for all tickets at the door / Order today, seating limited
Reservations and cancellations will be accepted up to Friday, April 25, 1997

If you reserve and do not attend, you will be invoiced
To register call Walter Derzko (416) 588-1122

Guest Lateral Thinker & Speaker:

Stephen Drew- "Thinking about the Learning Organization"

Stephen is a teacher, writer and consultant. On the faculty of the School
of Business, McMaster University since 1990, he is currently also teaching
executive programmes and MBAs at Henley Management College in the U.K. He
has also taught at the University of Toronto and York University.

Previously, Stephen held senior management roles in the Bank of Montreal,
Ernst and Young, IBM and in the scenario planning group of Royal
Dutch/Shell in London. He has consulted to many major international
organisations. His areas of research include knowledge management,
innovation, fast-changing strategy dynamics, organisational learning,
strategy development, financial services and executive development. He has
published numerous articles and a book "Business Re-Engineering in
Financial Services." Stephen was educated at Cambridge and London
Universities. He is a past President of the Toronto Chapter of the
Strategic Leadership Forum and also on the editorial board of several

His topic -"Creative Approaches to Organizational Change through Knowledge

He will talk about some of his recent work on knowledge development and
transfer through benchmarking and competitive intelligence. This draws on
a database of practices in over 100 firms.

Walter Derzko


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