- Developing Front Line Leaders
- Hispanic Immigrant Workers – Preferred Leadership Style
- Defeating Unions
- Creating High Performance Work Teams
- Dealing with Change
- Retaining Top Talent
- Fourteen Things Successful Organizations Do Well
- Meat and Poultry Processing Workforce
- Leadership in a Near Minimal Wage Agricultural Production
Edward Shelton’s experiences bring leadership examples to light in a way that is entertaining and real.
He is unique in that he has studied leadership as a military officer, an assistant professor at a University, a senior executive in manufacturing and meat processing and from the lens as a civic leader within his community. Leadership experiences in the military include serving as an Infantry Platoon Leader as an Infantry Company Commander. Dr. Shelton developed and taught leadership courses that included team building, leadership for young emerging leaders and skills based training programs. His research in Hispanic immigrant labor preferred leadership style is regarded as essential literature in meat and poultry organizations and in cultural leadership development. Dr. Shelton’s greatest contribution has been in industry and meat processing plants throughout the United States. Working as an executive in organizations such as Simmons Foods, Excell Beef Company (Cargil Meat Solutions), Vlasic International, Smithfield Foods, Fleetwood Manufacturing of Texas and Bar-S Foods.
His expertise and programs have elevated many plants to best overall status within their organizations. Edward Shelton’s ambitious nature and fascination with leadership manifests itself in his personal interests. He is an acclaimed expedition leader to the San Blas Region of Caledonia Bay.