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Dr. Michael J. Marquardt

Dr. Michael Marquardt is Professor of Human and Organizational Learning and International Affairs, as well as Program Director of Overseas Programs at George Washington University and Program Director, Certificate in Global Leadership in Teams and Organizations. Mike also serves as President of the World Institute for Action Learning. Prior to becoming a professor at GWU, he held a number of senior management, training and marketing positions with organizations such as Grolier, American Society for Training and Development, Association Management Inc., Overseas Education Fund, TradeTec, and U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Mike is the author of 24 books and over 100 professional articles in the fields of leadership, learning, globalization and organizational change including Optimizing the Power of Action Learning, Leading with Questions, Building the Learning Organization (selected as Book of the Year by the Academy of HRD), The Global Advantage, Action Learning in Action, Global Leaders for the 21st Century, Global Human Resource Development, Technology-Based Learning, and Global Teams. Over one million copies of his publications have been sold in nearly a dozen languages worldwide. Dr. Marquardt also served as the Editor of the UNESCO Encyclopedia volume on Human Resources. He has been a keynote speaker at international conferences in Australia, Japan, England, Philippines, Malaysia, South Africa, Sweden, Singapore, and India as well as throughout North America. He has received honorary doctoral degrees for his work in action learning from universities in Asia, Europe and North America.

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