Overview

Offering Global Expertise in People-Centered Leadership

Companies looking to improve their bottom line by bringing out the best in their most valuable asset – their people – can look to The Forum: Business Results Through People for solid research and expert help.

The Forum: Business Results Through People, formerly Forum for People Performance Management and Measurement, is a is a not-for-profit trust affiliated with the Medill Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) graduate program at Northwestern University. Established in 2002, a key objective of The Forum is to research, develop and share knowledge about communications, motivation and management so that businesses can better design, implement and manage people-based initiatives inside and outside an organization. Among its activities, The Forum:
  • conducts and coordinates research in the area of people-centered leadership.
  • is developing a corporate education program leading to an eventual textbook on people-centered leadership.
  • keeps track and serves as a global clearinghouse for research on all aspects of the people management field.
  • has established the basis for a formal educational curriculum in the area of people-centered leadership, to equip tomorrow’s business leaders with the skills needed to maximize organizational performance through people.