Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a partner at The RBL Group, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value. He studies how organizations build capabilities of leadership, speed, learning, accountability, and talent through leveraging human resources. He has helped generate award winning data bases that assess alignment between strategies, organization capabilities, HR practices, HR competencies, and customer and investor results.

Dave has published over 200 articles and book chapters and over 25 books. He edited Human Resource Management 1990-1999, served on editorial board of 4 Journals, on the Board of Directors for Herman Miller, and Board of Trustees at Southern Virginia University, and is a Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources.

Recent Honors

HR Magazine 2010: Ranked #1 most influential international thought leader in HR by HR Magazine
Thinkers 50 2011: Listed in Thinkers 50 as a management thought leader
Business Week 2001: Ranked #1 management educator and guru by Business Week
Forbes 2000: Listed in Forbes as one of the “world’s top five” business coaches

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