Lawrence D. Brenninkmeyer
BiographyLAWRENCE D. BRENNINKMEYER is the Director of Family Leadership and Development at COFRA Holding. Reporting to the Chairman and CEO, Lawrence is responsible for guiding and developing family talent to ensure continued successful stewardship of the group. From July, 2015 to December, 2016 Lawrence served as the CEO of C&A China. Previously, Lawrence served as Vice President of Operations and Retail Financial Services for C&A Brazil. From January, 2006 to December, 2011, Lawrence led C&A's entry into the Turkish market as Managing Director. Prior to moving to Turkey, Lawrence worked as a regional manager in C&A Germany. Lawrence holds a Ph.D. from the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, where he focused on the cognitive underpinnings of successful leadership. His dissertation is entitled "Expert and Typical Principals: A Comprehensive Look at Expertise through Problem Solving". He grew up in Japan and has lived in China, Germany, the USA, Turkey, and Brazil. He speaks fluent English and German and is conversant in Dutch, Portuguese and French.
|2009||PhD, Learning Sciences||Northwestern University|
|2001||BA, Cognitive Science & Philosophy||Northwestern University|
|2009||Expert and Typical School Principals: A Comprehensive Look at Expertise through Problem Solving|
Selected PublicationsBrenninkmeyer, L.D., Spillane, J.P. (2008). Problem Solving Processes of Expert and Typical School Principals: A Quantitative Look. School Leadership & Management: 435-468.
Selected PresentationsBrenninkmeyer, L.D., Sherin, B.L., Spillane, J.P. (June, 2004). Representing a Problem Space: Towards a Deeper Understanding of the Practice of Instructional Leadership.. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Santa Monica, CA.
- organizational learning and innovation
- problem solving expertise
- cognitive modelling
- instructional leadership
- knowledge management
Lab AffiliationsDistributed Leadership Study
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