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About High Performing Systems, Inc.

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High Performing Systems (HPS) is a leader in using a systems approach to help people, teams and organizations improve performance. Founded in 1984, HPS has provided consulting, coaching and training for people and organizations around the world. Clients are Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and a diverse group of public, private and international firms.

Our Vision

To be a world class organizational development system providing assessment, consulting, training and materials that accelerate organizations into their high performance zone and keep them there.


Henry L. Thompson, Ph.D., President & CEO of High Performing Systems, Inc., is a well known consultant, educator, speaker and author. His unique perspective on leadership, teams and organizations integrates a variety of disciplines, including systems thinking, cognitive science, group dynamics, chaos and complexity. He is widely recognized for his ability to translate complex, theoretical concepts into practical, real-world applications that produce measurable results.

Over the past 25 years, he has gained valuable experience developing and leading teams---from the battlefield to the boardroom. From executives to frontline supervisors, he is equally at ease discussing issues of relevance to others or sharing insights with an eager student. Dr. Thompson is a dynamic speaker, skilled at incorporating high tech presentation techniques with a depth of knowledge and insight that only comes from years of experience as a leader and consultant. He is a frequent presenter for business and professional groups around the world on topics related to leadership, teams, systems and high performance. He has also published numerous articles and training manuals on these topics.

Dr. Thompson holds a BA in sociology from Methodist College , an MMAS in Continuous Operations from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and an MS and Ph.D. in psychology from The University of Georgia.

Value Added Focus

We view each client's situation through multiple "lenses" to determine the optimal strategy for achieving the agreed upon outcome. During each phase, we work closely with our client to complement and reinforce programs that are already in place and producing results. Periodic follow-up ensures that the client is achieving the desired outcome. Our clients expect real-world solutions grounded in practical application, and that's what they get from HPS.

Partial List of Clients

AT&T, Acuity Brands Lighting, Certainteed, Clarendon Memorial Hospital, Delta Airlines, Discover Financial, GTE, General Mills, Georgia-Pacific, Jim Beam Brands, Johnson & Johnson, Mohawk Industries, NCR, Norsk-Hydro, Owens-Corning, Royal Bank of Canada, Texas A&M, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service.


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