Shizuka Modica 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology 2019

Shizuka Modica

Dr. Shizuka Modica is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Leadership at the Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics and Adjunct Faculty at the University of Virginia (UVa) Darden School of Business. She is an expert on high performance, meaningful work, leadership, and change management. She integrates mindful/contemplative practices into her work. She earned her master’s in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and her PhD in higher education from UVa. As a learning facilitator, she also offers workshops and coaching in leadership and management through her company, i.m.i. institute, LLC and helps individuals and organizations perform optimally and grow in a sustainable manner. Previously, Shizuka was an international higher education administrator and publicist at the International University of Japan. At UVa, she managed a world-class cardiology research center and academic programs; researched and wrote business cases on leadership, organic growth, and entrepreneurship; and taught organizational behavior.

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