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Texaco Press Release - Texaco Management Institute Focuses On Leadership Development For Executives


HOUSTON, May 17 -- Texaco announced today that the fourth Texaco Management Institute (TMI), a management development workshop for key national and international executives of non-profit organizations was held from May 12-14, in Houston.

The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management has partnered with Texaco to bring together 22 local, state and national non-profit organization leaders for an enlightening and interactive three-day learning experience designed to enhance leadership skills.

Commenting on Texaco's commitment to leadership, Peter I. Bijur, Texaco Chairman and CEO said, "Texaco's active participation in such programs is a natural extension of the company's focus on leadership. Leadership development is necessary at all levels of effective organizations. The Institute develops leaders who provide services to our communities and we appreciate the difficulty of their task. The Texaco Management Institute is an active expression of our support."

Senior management from the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, the National Urban League, Organization of Chinese Americans and the American Indian Science and Engineering Society are among the representatives participating in the Institute.

The course curriculum provides highly focused learning modules that include feedback on the conferee's leadership style, a review of their organization's mission statements and business plans. The third day includes a workshop that highlights diversity and aims to maximize effective working relationships.

Frances Hesselbein, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Drucker Foundation and Marshall Goldsmith, founding Director of Keilty, Goldsmith and Company and member of the Drucker Foundation Board, will be two of the four nationally known management consultants leading the three day training session. These experts, along with Nadir Muwwakkil, President of Vision Group International and Victor Rouse, President of EDA Systems Inc., have developed a course agenda that will equip these managers with the heightened expertise necessary to cultivate high performance organizations.

Updated: May 1999