‘Emotional Intelligence as a Key to Effective Government Leadership’ Proves a Hot Topic at ASTD

Almost 200 public sector learning professionals attend AMA Enterprise session at leading training conference in Orlando

Online PR News – 30-June-2011 – – ARLINGTON, VA – June 28, 2011 - The American Management Association (AMA) Enterprise Government Solutions, the global leader of talent transformation dedicated to providing workplace learning for government organizations, had standing room only at its educational session at the recent ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) International Conference in Orlando, Florida. ASTD is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals; their recent conference was attended by 8,000 participants from more than 70 countries.

Almost 200 public sector learning professionals attended the AMA session on Emotional Intelligence as a Key to Effective Government Leadership, held at the ASTD Government Pavilion. This session was led by Harry White, one of AMA Enterprise’s most popular leadership development facilitators, and Sam Davis, VP, AMA Enterprise Government Solutions.

White noted: “Emotional Intelligence is being embraced by government human capital management officers because they recognize that they must focus efforts on retaining good talent and improving employee morale as well as training the leaders of tomorrow – and emotional intelligence supports both priorities.”

“We were impressed with the excellent participation at this session,” added Davis. “It reinforced our belief that government organizations are eager to learn more about innovative leadership development training programs.”

About AMA Enterprise
With more than 85 years of experience and headquartered in New York, American Management Association (www.amanet.org) is a global leader of comprehensive talent development. AMA Enterprise, a specialized division of AMA dedicated to building corporate and government solutions, transforms enterprise-wide talent to fuel a culture of innovation, high performance and optimal business results. For more information on AMA Enterprise Government Solutions, please visit www.amaenterprise.org/gov.