Meet the Author of TheWEQ

Meet Jamison J. Manion, author of TheWEQ and founder of Workforce Engagement Solutions, LLC

Jamison J. Manion

Passionate about providing economic stability through comprehensive organization health, Jamison J. Manion mentors others to develop their leadership, management, and business acumen.

As an experienced practitioner of applied behavioral economics, Jamison combines relentless drive for improvement with a real-world perspective.  He has a proven track record leading organizational change and performance improvement in dozens of locations domestically and abroad within diverse industries of all sizes and missions including both light and heavy manufacturing, energy and utilities, chemical, pharmaceutical, plastics, military and government agencies, consumer products, and nonprofit agencies.,

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Jamison holds an MBA with a concentration in management operations and finance and is also a Certified Leadership Program Manager and Military Master Training Specialist.

Jamison began his career as a nuclear trained Machinist Mate serving aboard submarines.  He later changed rates to Intelligence Specialist, was commissioned, served with Patrol Squadron VP-92, and retired from the U.S. Navy as the Director of Mobilization, Readiness, and Training – Joint Forces Intelligence Command.

Working in industry, Jamison was the Global Manager for Workforce Development serving 28 U.S. States and 19 countries.

Manion’s unique background in operations, maintenance, and human resources is fused together into a holistic approach to leadership, management, and organizational optimization he communicates with a rare blend of expertise and humor published in the practitioner’s guide, “The Workforce Engagement Equation“.

Universally applicable, TheWEQ explains complex technical concepts, human factors and motivation, and business solutions with contextual examples that transcend theory making them applicable in today’s complex and rapidly changing organizations.

He has helped manage nuclear engineering operations, improve pharmaceutical and production machine efficiency, led cost reduction initiatives, process improvements, organizational redesign, self-directed teams, prepared troops for deployment, drastically improved railroad safety, orchestrated strategic planning for local and regional economic development, helped refine the vision of colleges and nonprofit boards, and has applied his techniques to helping ameliorate chronic poverty and long-term unemployment.


LCDR Jamison J. Manion, USN (Retired)

Guided by his core values of honor, courage and commitment forged through service and sustained through mutual success through mutual respect and reciprocity, Manion educates, inspires, and motivates. Bottom line, Manion’s methods work!


Workforce Engagement Solutions, LLC is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business based in Virginia that offers a suite of solutions that can be delivered “off the shelf” or customized to the needs of our customers.


TheWEQ Solutions

The Workforce Engagement Equation

TheWEQ Assessment Engine

Understanding TheWEQ Reports

Training & Classes

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