DIP | Organization Culture: Do you align with it or does it align with you?

Roo Career Radio

07-05-2021 • 43 min

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE. This is a BIG topic to tackle in just 45 minutes. So, we really wanted to focus on was how POCs, LGBTQIA+, and persons with disabilities can identify, combat, and overcome toxic organizational cultures, while finding companies that align with personal values. Dr. Kevin Sansberry, UMKC Alum, Behavioral Scientist, and Founder of KEVRA Consulting, was gracious enough to offer his expertise.

Whether you are internship or professional job searching for the first time or well into your career, Dr. Sansberry offers fantastic detailed advice and ideas for our UMKC students, alumni, and community.

Dr. Sansberry recently launched his own podcast, the Toxic Leadership Podcast, hitting #4 in the United States under the Nonprofit category!


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Dr. Kevin Sansberry II is a behavioral scientist and executive coach whose inspiring work is driven by the need for evidence-based, inclusive and equitable approaches to urgently and proactively transform and coach leaders, eradicating toxic behaviors that threaten profitability, innovation and the overall wellbeing. He is an impactful executive coach, focused on providing providing research-informed solutions in various settings such as higher education, nonprofit, sales, and large complex, corporate organizations. He is also the founder and principle of KEVRA Consulting, a firm that utilized research-based solutions to address organizational challenges such as inclusion, equity and belonging, HR strategy and leadership coaching and development.

Kevin is regularly sought after and consults with leaders around the world related to his expertise in toxic leadership, human capital strategy, and creating inclusive cultures of belonging to enhance organization performance. Kevin has written extensively on topics in various areas such as: CEO narcissism, abusive supervision, workplace authenticity and is currently working on various ventures to further connect the research and best practices to help organizations detoxify and employees thrive.

Kevin earned his doctorate in business administration from The University of Missouri-St. Louis where he focused on the impact of abusive supervision on organizational culture/climate, and employee coping behaviors. Kevin received his MBA from The University of Missouri-Kansas City with an emphasis in leadership & change in human systems and general management and his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Central Missouri.

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