Helping People / Organizations Manage Change
The Westrend Group monitors social, economic and political change in the United States and helps clients adapt successfully to new realities.
Michael H. Annison is President of The Westrend Group. Previously, he was Vice President of the Naisbitt Group whose research was the basis for the 1980’s best selling book Megatrends.
His experience includes the founding and development of an international shrimp company, and work for the Governors of the Rocky Mountain States, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, The Washington Technical Institute, the Ford Foundation and the Superintendent of the Cleveland Public Schools. Mr. Annison has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Denver, the University of Minnesota Business School and the Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Colorado and the University of Maryland.
He has written four books: Trust Matters-New Dimensions of Health Care Leadership (co-authored with Dan Wilford), the award winning Managing the Whirlwind-Patterns and Opportunities in a Changing World. His 2008 book, Organizing for Good, discusses what it takes for leaders and organizations to be effective in a changing world. His most recent book, The Trust Dimension, again co-authored with Dan Wilford, was published in 2013
Throughout his career, Mr. Annison has worked on and written about questions related to social and organizational change.
Michael H. Annison
P.O. Box 200335
Denver, Colorado 80220
The Trust dimension