• Experienced in Organization Development and Training since 1978;
  • Proven track record for achieving results;
  • Comprehensive services and resources;
  • Customized programs tailored to fit your situation and business needs;
  • Experienced with multiple professions, levels, functions and industries.

Biographical Summary

Mr. Ryden is a Human Resources professional concentrating in Organization Development, Leadership Coaching, Career Management, and human resource management systems since 1978.
He has been a successful independent consultant since 1985 and his experience includes areas such as management development, supervisory training, organizational change and strategic planning, team building, employee engagement, performance management, career development, and recruitment ~ selection ~ interviewing processes.

Steve has been a staff consultant for several management/human resource development consulting firms and transition counseling centers.
He also has served as an instructor for the Center for Management Development at Rutgers University and the Corporate Relations and Training Departments at several NJ/PA Community Colleges.

Steve is also President of Compustar, LLC, a software development firm dedicated to providing online resources for management development. COMPU Systems for Training Applications and Reinforcement, is the original developer of the Management Feedback System™ and is an online coaching process that enables managers to improve their productivity and the performance of their work groups.

Before working as an independent consultant, Steve served six years with two Fortune 100 corporations as an internal consultant and training specialist with primary responsibility for supervisory training and management development, needs analyses, program design and delivery, and organization development. His other experience includes small business operations, line manufacturing, and clinical medical technology.

He is a member of various professional organizations including the Society for Human Resources and American Society for Training and Development. He has also served various community organizations and Boards such as the Association of Retarded Citizens and Homesharing, both of Somerset County, NJ.

Steve holds a Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, both from Rutgers University, and various program certifications.
He currently resides in Bluffton South Carolina, near Hilton Head and Savannah, Ga.

Approach with Clients

Define outcomes, diagnose current situations, and develop appropriate, effective change strategies
Match specific solutions to needs and develop implementation plans

Collaborate with appropriate people to plan and design solutions
Produce tailored methods and materials to fit the situation, the audience and their needs

Facilitate learning with experiential activities and interactive processes
Develop individual or group change strategies and application plans to achieve results

Follow-up to reinforce application plans and measure results
Debrief with managers to develop support systems to sustain change

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