Dr. Ken Nowack is the research expert of A.A.C.T.P, he is a licensed psychologist (PSY 13758) and President & Chief Research Officer of Envisia Learning. He provides strategic vision/leadership, conceptual product design and development, research, public relations, and advanced client relations.
Ken has over thirty years of experience in the development and validation of human resource systems, assessment tools, organisational climate surveys, questionnaires, simulations, and tests. He has developed 360° feedback systems, assessment centers, employee selection, succession planning, performance appraisal, and management development training programmes for a number of clients in the public, private and not for profit sectors.
Ken has conducted research and published extensively in the areas of 360-degree feedback systems, health psychology, survey research, training evaluation, assessment and personnel testing. He has also authored numerous assessment instruments and interactive software programmes.
Dr. Nowack is an active participant in professional associations and has made numerous presentations to both national and local association conferences and community groups.
Ken also serves as Chief Learning Officer of Organisational Performance Dimensions and is a member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organisations. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Educational Psychology at the University of California, Davis, and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles where he is a lecturer at the Anderson School of Management. Ken also serves as Associate Editor (APA Division 13) of Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research.
Academic and professional qualifications
Member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations
Associate Editor for Consulting Psychology: Practice and Research, a journal of the American Psychological Association.
B.S. and M.S. degrees in Educational Psychology at the University of California, Davis
Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles
Guest lecturer at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Nowack, K. (2016). From Insight to Improvement: Leveraging 360-Degree Feedback. Envisia.
Mashii, S. &Nowack, K. (2014).Clueless: Coaching People Who Just Don’t Get It. 2nd Edition, Envisia Learning, Santa Monica, CA.