Roger Connors
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Roger Connors

Roger Connors is the CEO of Partners In Leadership and a three-time New York Times Bestselling Author. He and his business partner, Tom Smith, have authored the most extensive body of knowledge on workplace accountability ever written. His books are featured on numerous bestselling lists, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Amazon.com. His company, Partners In Leadership, has thousands of clients and has trained hundreds of thousands of people in more than 50 countries. His books and materials have been translated into numerous languages. Roger has conducted workshops and consulting engagements throughout the world with some of the most successful and prestigious companies. He and Tom are recognized as the worldwide experts on the topic of workplace accountability. Roger brings extensive expertise in helping management teams facilitate large-scale cultural transition through Partners In Leadership's Accountability Training® methodologies and models that he and Tom have developed and authored.

Roger is a highly respected facilitator of senior executive groups and management teams. He has partnered with his clients to help them produce billions of dollars in improved profitability and shareholder value using the Partners In Leadership Training. His clients include 25% of the "Most admired companies in the world," almost half of the Dow Jones Industrial Average Companies, all 13 of the top 13 most admired Pharmaceutical Companies, and nearly half of the Fortune 50 largest companies in the United States, along with many other well-known and highly regarded organizations. In addition, both he and Tom were featured speakers at the Executive Office of the President of the United States in Washington, D.C. where they presented The Oz Principle® Accountability Training.®

Roger co-authored the classic New York Times Bestselling book The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability, ranked year after year as one of the top five bestselling business books in the leadership and performance categories. He also co-authored the New York Times Bestsellers How Did That Happen? Holding People Accountable for Results the Positive, Principled Way and Change the Culture, Change the Game: The Breakthrough Strategy for Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accountability for Results as well as the bestselling book Journey to the Emerald City: Achieve a Competitive Edge by Creating a Culture of Accountability. As a pioneer on the subject of workplace accountability and an industry thought leader, Roger has been published and interviewed extensively. His articles have appeared in many magazines such as Life Science Leader Magazine, Leadership Excellence Magazine, Talent Management Magazine, Personal Excellence Magazine, Chief Information Officer (CIO.com), Journal of Business Strategy, Executive Excellence, and Inside Supply Management Magazine. His radio, television, and webcast appearances include CNBC's Power Lunch, KWHY-TV "Market Talk," OCN-TV's "Prime Story," Soundview Executive Book Summary Live Author Webinars, Leaderview Fortune 100 Executive Teleconference, Business Radio Network, UPI, Voice of America, Business Matters, and numerous other broadcasts.

Roger is a member of the American Society for Training & Development. He holds an MBA with Distinction from The Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University and a Bachelor of Science from the School of Accountancy at Brigham Young University, ranked as the No. 1 Accounting program in the nation by the Wall Street Journal. Roger and his wife, Gwen, have five children.

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Best Sellers

    • The Oz Principle

    • Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman
    • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 598
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 487

    The Oz Principle is the groundbreaking work that demonstrates the vital role of accountability in the achievement of business results and the improvement of both individual and organizational performance....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good read, but repetitive

    • By Samantha on 05-28-15

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Change the Culture, Change the Game

    • The Breakthrough Strategy for Energizing Your Organization and Creating Accountability for Results
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    Roger Connors and Tom Smith show how leaders can achieve record-breaking results by quickly and effectively shaping their organizational culture to capitalize on their greatest asset - their people....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Redundant. Takes forever to get to the point.

    • By John on 02-14-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • How Did That Happen?

    • Holding People Accountable for Results the Positive, Principled Way
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Drawing on case studies, many from client companies, the authors show how to establish clear expectations and manage the unmet expectations that inevitably occur....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • HELP - How Can I Get The Lost Hours Back ?

    • By Mike on 09-23-09

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Wisdom of Oz

    • Using Personal Accountability to Succeed in Everything You Do
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Narrated by: Roger Connors, Tom Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    This book will help listeners take the journey of self-discovery that will win them the courage, brains, heart, and willpower to get everything they want....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Before you buy another time management tool(self help book, app for smart phone, ect.) read this book

    • By GM on 10-31-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Journey to the Emerald City

    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman
    • Narrated by: Wayne Shepherd
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Building on the success of their previous title, The Oz Principle, Connors and Smith explore the direct link between a company's culture and the results it produces....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Every creative leaders go to book

    • By June on 01-08-18

    Regular price: $10.00

    • Fix It

    • Getting Accountability Right
    • By: Roger Connors, Tom Smith, Craig Hickman, and others
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    The authors present the results of their Workplace Accountability Study - conducted over three years, involving more than forty thousand participants from organizations across the globe....

    Regular price: $29.99

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