Tom Devane is an author and a principal at WorkplaceDynamics LLC. He specializes in helping companies develop an organizational culture that amplifies their strategy AND leads to higher employee engagement and retention. Prior to focusing on the cultural aspects of organizational performance Tom was a programmer and system architect with Accenture. He is the author of Integrating Lean Six Sigma and High-Performance Organizations (Wiley & Sons, 2003), the co-author of The Change Handbook (Berrett-Koehler, 1999, 2007), and a contributing author to Business-Driven Information Technology (Stanford University Press, 2003). Tom holds BS and MS degrees in Finance from the University of Illinois.