Contextual Intelligence – Smart Leadership For A Constantly Changing World

Contextual Intelligence
242 Pages
LuLu Press
ISBN 978-1300219774

Build contextual intelligence into the core of your leadership behavior. The world is experiencing an unprecedented pace of change. These dynamic conditions mean that leaders and top performers must intelligently navigate and adapt to constantly changing environments. This reality requires a new understanding of leadership, one that includes flexibility, adaptation, and resilience.

Matthew R. Kutz

About Matthew R. Kutz (Toledo, Ohio Author)

Matthew R. Kutz

Matthew R. Kurtz is a Fulbright Scholar, award-winning professor, award-winning author, and entrepreneur. He is passionate about helping others achieve high-level leadership and outstanding organizational performance. Matt’s desire is to help equip people to lead well in whatever context they are called.

He is a member of the faculty in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University. His teaching, research, and leadership development interests are in reaching the highest levels of organizational performance and facilitating all facets of leadership and change initiatives.

Matt has been the recipient of several honors including faculty award for outstanding research and scholarship, teaching, faculty service and service learning, outstanding alumni, and multiple Who’s Who.

His most recent book, Contextual Intelligence: Smart Leadership in a Constantly Changing World was honored for Innovation and Cutting-Edge Perspective by the 2013 Leadership Book Awards. He is also the author of a widely used textbook within allied healthcare education on the integration of leadership and management. In addition to his books he has published several textbook chapters and dozens of scholarly manuscripts in multiple academic and professional journals.

Matt is the creator of the Contextual Intelligence Profile™ and and is very active in leadership consulting and corporate leadership development with clients from multinational, Fortune 500, NGO’s, and grassroots organizations including: ProMedica Health Systems, Procter & Gamble, Marathon Petroleum Company, Airtel Ltd, and World Relief.

Matt is a Fulbright Scholar with the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and has worked and lectured in a dozen different countries and universities around the world. Matt earned his B.A. from Anderson University, two graduate degrees (M.S. & M.Ed.) from the University of Toledo, and his Ph.D. in Global Leadership with a specialization in Organizational and Corporate Management. He is a charter member of the Ethics and Professional Standards Committee for a national accrediting agency in the USA as well as founding Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor for two academic peer-reviewed journals.

An expert in human performance, Matt leverages his experience with elite athletes to bring practical and real insight to leadership development. Matt has spent two decades working with elite athletes and top performers around the globe, including: Olympic athletes at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, head athletic trainer with USA Track & Field’s international competitions in Balneário Camboriú, Brazil and Seoul, South Korea, and served as a consultant to the Honduran Olympic Committee and Rwandan National Olympic and Sport Committee.

In addition to that, he serves on the pastoral teaching team at Foundation Stone Christian Church in Northwood, Ohio, is a Director for Apostolic Team Ministries International, and is married for over 20 years to his best friend and love of his life Angie (Dunn); together they have two sons and live in Northwest, Ohio.