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Do you need to prove the ROI behind your human capital investments? Does your organization need to advance its digital readiness capabilities? Are you interested in telling your investors how you will create both financial value and human value?  Then we'd love to connect with you!

Who is Cheryl Flink?

Cheryl Flink works with organizations to develop human-centered leadership systems and capabilities that balance the creation of economic and social value.  Cheryl has held senior executive roles overseeing the intersection of technology, data, and analytics, and recently led leadership development research and analytics at the Center for Creative Leadership. She is a thought leader in crafting measurement systems and analytics, digital transformation leadership, and creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive technology teams.  Cheryl holds a Ph.D. in social psychology and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of North Carolina Charlotte’s Belk School of Management. She is a co-author of the book “Doing Well and Doing Good: Human-Centered Digital Transformation Leadership.”

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Participate in Research!

Click on any of the links below to participate in ongoing research about human-centered leadership.

The New Social Contract Between Employees and Organizations

We are seeking research participants in a study about what employees and employers want in a new social contract for work. We wish to speak to people involved in technology development, at all levels of leadership, from any function. Research participants will be interviewed for 30 minutes and compensation will be provided. If you are interested, please complete the form by clicking the link below.

Human Impact Decision Making & Behavioral Reasoning Theory

We are seeking research participants to provide feedback on a new tool for collaborative decision-making. Research participants will evaluate a quantitative tool in teams of five to 8 people, participating in 30 minute sessions and compensation will be provided. If you are interested, please complete the form by clicking the link below.

Doing Well and Doing Good: Human-Centered Digital Transformation Leadership

Wondering how to lead digital transformation in the face of a technological revolution will fundamentally change the way we live, work and relate to one another? Then take a look at my new book, Doing Well and Doing Good: Human Centered Digital Transformation Leadership, published by World Scientific. I and my co-authors, Liora Gross and Bill Pasmore, introduce a new leadership model that surfaces the critical challenges digital transformation leaders encounter--and the human-centered leadership capabilities that can be used to overcome them.

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"A must-read for those wanting comprehensive perspectives on the human impact of technological change. The value lies in the practical takeaways derived from real world cases, interviews and research — guiding what leaders can do at every point of their journey to create a better, more equitable future."

Chris Ernst
Chief Learning Officer, Workday

"Transform or die! That is the choice most organizations face when they encounter a powerful disruptive force. Digital technologies, for many organizations is a life-or-death disruption. This book comes along at just the right time. It gives us insightful questions and sound practices to lead towards a purposely designed future. Read it, become a people-centered transformational leader, and then go do it!"

Andy Billings
Head of Profitable Creativity, Electronic Arts
Principal, Future Ready

"The authors provide a novel perspective to the change management process in digital transformation projects, providing a framework that widens the scope and depth of what Digital Transformation means, something that — in the 21st century — feels both urgent and relevant."

Caterina Luppi
Chief Information Officer, D C Bar and D C Bar Pro Bono Center

Our Partnerships

Meet our human-centered leadership partners.

Center for Creative Leadership, Digital Transformation Practice

We partner with CCL to deliver world-class digital transformation leadership programs, focusing on a human-centered leadership approach to creating digitally ready organizations.

Make Our Future

Make Our Future is a unique ecosystem of innovators, practitioners, and academics dedicated to transitioning organizations to more sustainable and equitable practices.

University of North Carolina Charlotte: BELK School of Business

The Belk School of Business is one of the largest business schools in the Carolinas, with outstanding programs at the undergraduate, master’s, doctoral and executive levels.