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David Bush

David Bush is a principal at Bush Associates LLC, a Philadelphia-based management consulting and analysis firm. He also is a professional business speaker and consultant for The Solutions Network, Inc. Bush specializes in helping CEOs find and keep the MVT© (Most Valuable Talents) needed to create and sustain corporate performance. He is the founding Director of the Graduate Programs in Human Resource Development at Villanova University. Bush earned his Ph.D. from Purdue, his M.A. in psychology from the University of Wyoming and has a B.A. in mathematics and psychology from the University of South Florida.

David began his career in the Guided Missile Range Division of Pan American World Airways at Patrick AFB (Cape Canaveral) where he was a quality control analyst and a project management specialist. He managed process improvement projects for a variety of organizations including Hercules, Smith Kline Beecham, Conrail, and Rhone Poulenc Rohr. He developed the on-line course in Critical Chain Project management for the Villanova-BISK-PMI advanced certificate program in Project Management, teaches two courses in the Masters Certificate in Project Management Program (MCPMP) and teaches a graduate seminar in project management for HR professionals.

Bush is the author of the “Managing the Office: Coping with Alligators and other Difficult Creatures” which deals with toxic relationships that must be managed in business (Toxic Relationship Quotient). He has also written several articles and books on performance, talent and culture change. One of his recent books is ‘”The HR Metrics Toolkit” which is based on a presentation sponsored by the Philadelphia Business Journal and another delivered to the Society for Human Resource Management.