John Turner

University of North Texas United States of America

Professor Turner began his engineering career, where he was employed for 15 years with Asea Brown Boveri (ABB). He worked in the power generation services division and traveled throughout the United States and internationally (China, two years; South Korea, 1-1/2 years; Argentina, six months). Professor Turner then continued his education where he received; a second bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a master’s degree in Human Resource Development (HRD) from the University of Texas at Tyler, and a Ph.D. in Applied Technology & Performance Improvement (ATPI) from the University of North Texas (UNT). Professor Turner is currently beginning his seventh year at UNT and is an associate professor for the College of Information. Professor Turner is the co-creator of The Flow System and co-author of “The Flow System: The Evolution of Agile and Lean Thinking in an Age of Complexity,” “The Flow System Guide,” and “The Flow System: Key Principles and Attributes.” Professor Turner is the current Editor-in-Chief for Allen Press’ (formerly Wiley) refereed publication titled Performance Improvement Quarterly and has published more than 60 articles in various journals and book chapters.

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