IEDC Speakers

Edgar Schein

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, Work and Organization Studies, MIT
Ed Schein is Professor Emeritus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (MIT) Sloan School of Management. He was educated at the University of  Chicago, Stanford University, and Harvard University, where he received his  Ph.D. in Social Psychology. He is the author of a number of very influential  books including Psychology (1980), Career Anchors and Organizational Culture  and Leadership. In 2013 he published Humble Inquiry which explores why  helping is so difficult in western culture, and which won the business book of  the year award from the Dept. of Leadership of the University of San Diego. He has just released Humble Consulting which revises the whole model of how to consult and coach and is currently working with his son Peter  on Humble Leadership (2018) which challenges our current theories of  leadership and management. He continues to consult with various local and international organizations on  a variety of organizational culture and career development issues, with  special emphasis on safety and quality in health care, the nuclear energy  industry, and the US Forest Service.

He is the 2009 recipient of the Distinguished Scholar-Practitioner Award of  the Academy of Management, the 2012 recipient of the Life Time  Achievement Award from the International Leadership Association, the 2015  Lifetime Achievement Award in Organization Development from the  International OD Network, and has an Honorary Doctorate from the IEDC Bled  School of Management.

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