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Quast

Louis Quast

Lecturer; Coordinator of Human Resource Development Program; Hellervik/PDI Endowed Chair in Leadership & Adult Career Development


Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Org Leadership, Policy/Dev
210A Wulling Hall
86 Pleasant St S E
Tel: 612/626-4849

Areas of Interest

Leadership development for executives, managers, and administrators
Organization development
Training and development
Adult career development
Measurement of motivation
Team effectiveness/team leadership

Professional Activities and Appointments

  • Hellervik/PDI Endowed Chair in Leadership and Adult Career Development
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Graduate Minor in Integrative Leadership
  • Lecturer, Carlson School of Management
  • Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology
  • Research Fellow, Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research, Michigan State University

Profile

My work in OLPD:

My work at the University of Minnesota Center for Integrative Leadership (faculty profile):

  • I co-teach the Integrative Leadership Seminar, an integrative effort of faculty from CEHD, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, the Carlson School of Management, and the School of Public Health.

My work at Korn Ferry Leadership and Talent Consulting:

  • I continue my work at Korn Ferry in the Leadership and Talent Consulting practice, formerly PDI Ninth House, on a limited basis, designing and deploying leadership development initiatives to support strategic organizational change in large, complex organizations.
  • Korn Ferry LTC is a global leadership solutions provider with distinctive expertise in accelerating leadership effectiveness to maximize organizational results.

My educational background is in human resource development, with supporting work in industrial-organizational psychology. For over 25 years, I have worked as a consultant, designing and delivering large-scale leadership development interventions for client organizations across the United States and in many countries around the world. I joined the faculty in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development in the College of Education and Human Development in 2009.

Selected Publications

  1. Hwang, S., Quast, L., Center, B., Chung, C., Whokittel, J., & Phillips, A.  (2013).  The relationship among leader behaviors, technical expertise, and perceived job performance for managers in ten European countries and the U,S.  Proceedings of the 13th UFHRD International Research Conference 2013: HRD in Turbulent Seas - Continued Global Economic Uncertainty: Challenges and Opportunities.  University of Brighton, Brighton, U.K.

  2. Quast, L., Wohkittel, J., Chung, C., Vue, B., Center, B., & Phillips, A.  (2013)  Behaviors Associated with Managerial Career Derailment: An Exploration of Self-Other Agreement Pattern Groups in Multisource Feedback.  Proceedings of The Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas, Arlington, Virginia.

  3. Wohkittel, J., Quast, L., Center, B., Chung, C., Phillips, A., & Vue, B.  (2012)  Behaviors Associated with Increased Perceived Risk of Career Derailment among Expatriate Managers Working in China, The U.K., and The U.S.  Proceedings of The Academy of Human Resource Development, Asia, Middle East, & North Africa International Research Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

  4. Quast, L., (2012). Prevent top leader derailment. Talent Management, 8(10), 42-43.

  5. Quast, L., Wohkittel, J., Chung, C., & Center, B. (2011). Patterns of self-other rating discrepancies and predictions of managerial career derailment: Comparing Asia to the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Human Resource Development Asia Research Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  6. Quast, L. N., & Helsing, J. (2000). Leading a team: Factors for success. SAMA Velocity, 2(2), 30-33.

  7. Quast, L. N. (1998). Teams and their leaders: A model for effectiveness. In G. M. Parker (Ed.), Best practices for teams (Vol. 2). Amherst, MA: HRD Press.

  8. Quast, L. N., & Hansen, T. L. (1994). The relationship between MBTI Expanded Analysis Report (EAR) scores and leaders' management behaviors. Proceedings of the National Conference on Leadership and Myers-Briggs Type. University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

  9. Quast, L. N., & Hazucha, J. F. (1992). The relationship between leaders' management skills and their groups' effectiveness. In K. E. Clark, M. B. Clark, & D. P. Campbell (Eds.), Impact of leadership. Center for Creative Leadership: Greensboro, NC.

  10. Quast, L. N., Olson, R. D., & Hazucha, J. F. (1986). Data collection and diagnosis: Organizational analysis profile. Proceedings of the ODN Conference. New York: Organization Development Network.

Selected Presentations

  1. Quast, L., Wohkittel, J., Chung, C., Phillips, A. & Center, B.  (2013, April)  Importance Ratings of Leadership Competencies over Time.  Presented at the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology 28th Annual Conference, Symposium #22.  Houston, Texas.

  2. Davison, M., Center, B., Chung, C., Quast, L. & Wohkittel, J.  (2013, April)  Competency Profiles of Male and Female Managers as Rated by Supervisor Pairs Varying in Gender Composition.  Presented at the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology 28th Annual Conference, Session #107.  Houston, Texas.

  3. Halliburton, L., Center, B., Chung, C., Phillips, A., & Quast, L.  (2013, April).  Building the “Right” Competencies: Focusing on High Priority Competencies in Leadership Development Programs.  Presented at the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology 28th Annual Conference, Session #151.  Houston, Texas.

  4. Quast, L., Wohkittel, J., Center, B., Chung, C., & Vue, B. (2012, May). Managerial behavior associated with managerial derailment in the U.S. and nine European countries. Paper presented at the 13th Annual International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice Across Europe, Famalicao, Portugal.

  5. Bartlett, K., Quast, L., Wohkittel, J., Center, B., & Chung, C. (2012, April). Relationship of management development practices, work engagement, and job performance. In J. Hazucha (chair), Explorations in leader criterion space: Behavior, performance, outcomes. Symposium 287 conducted at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 27th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

  6. Chung, C., Wohkittel, J., Quast, L., & Center, B. (2012, April). Educational leadership and career derailment. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Session 29.080-4, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

  7. Quast, L., Wohkittel, J., Chung, C., & Vue, B. (2012, March). Linking managers’ self-awareness to advancement potential: Exploring a model of self-other agreement. Presented at the 2012 Academy of HRD International Research Conference in the Americas, Denver, CO.

  8. Wohkittel, J., Quast, L., Chung, C., & Center, B. (2012, March). Gender differences in managerial behaviors associated with high advancement potential. Presented at the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas, Denver, CO.

  9. Peterson, S., & Quast, L., (2012, March). Managerial behavior within a strategic organizational culture and the risk of managerial career derailment. Presented at the 2012 Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas, Denver, CO.

  10. Wohkittel, J., Lassiter, A., Congemi, P., Miller, A., & Quast, L. (2011, April). Applicant motivation and withdrawal intentions during online selection testing. Poster presented at the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, IL.

  11. Quast, L., Center, B., Chung, C., Wohkittel, J., & Vue, B., (2011, February). Using multi-rater feedback to predict managerial career derailment: A model of self-boss rating patterns. Paper presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development Americas Conference, Chicago, IL.

  12. Quast, L., Center, B., Wohkittel, J. Chung, C., & Vue, B. (2010, November). Managerial behavior associated with managerial career derailment in the U.S. and several Asian countries. Paper presented at the Academy of HRD Asia Conference, Shanghai, P.R.C.

  13. Quast, L. (2010, September). Job-loss professionals: New tools for new times forum. Produced, moderated, and presented, at the Continuing Education Conference Center, University of Minnesota.

  14. Quast, L. (2010, April). Best practices for leadership development. Presented at the Top Companies for Developing Leaders Forum, sponsored by the Center for Integrative Leadership, University of Minnesota.

  15. Quast, L., Center, B., Wohkittel, J. Chung, C., & Vue, B. (2010, March). Using multi-rater feedback to predict managerial career derailment: A model of self-boss rating patterns. Presented at the Academy of HRD Americas Conference, Chicago, IL.

  16. Quast, L., & McLean, G., (2009, December). Leadership motives and managerial behavior. Paper presented at the Academy of HRD Asia, Middle-East, and North Africa Conference, Manama, Bahrain.

  17. Updated July 2014