Celia Kirwan

Celia Kirwan

Celia Kirwan is an affiliate at Schaffer Consulting and has over 20 years experience in top management consulting firms, including over 13 years full-time at Schaffer. During her consulting career, Celia has worked in a variety of sectors including financial services, healthcare, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, retail, and not-for-profit for clients including Citigroup, ConAgra Foods, Novartis, Syngenta, The Body Shop, The National Trust, and UPS. Her international experience includes work in the US, Asia, the UK, and other European countries. Helping organizations work better to achieve their business results is Celia's primary goal. Celia trains and coaches Schaffer Consulting clients in the Rapid Results approach and the WorkOut process.

Located in Boston, Celia is active in a number of professional development organizations and has presented at the Boston Facilitators Roundtable, the Boston Trainers Roundtable, the Human Resources Leadership Forum's Career Readiness Group, and to graduate students at Emerson College among others.

Celia has co-authored two book chapters: 'Active Facilitation: How to Help Groups Break Through Mutual Stalemate’ in Working with Difficult Groups (Jossey Bass, 2010) and the ‘Rapid Results’ chapter in the second edition of The Change Handbook (Berrett Koehler 2007).

Celia has a BA from the University of Sussex in England and a Master's Degree in Geography from Boston University. She is a trained mediator.



How Cleveland Clinic Tackles EHR Implementation

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For Successful EHR Implementation Focus on the People, Not the Technology

Realizing the full value of electronic health records (EHR) is truly a people-centric mission. This article offers five instrumental strategies for making engagement a catalyst for EHR success -- incl…

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