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Kohlrieser, George

Visiting Leader, CEIBS
Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior, IMD
Organizational and Clinical Psychologist

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Ph.D. in Ohio State University, U.S.A.

 

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Professor Kohlrieser completed his doctorate at Ohio State University where he wrote his dissertation on cardio vascular recovery of law enforcement leaders following high stress situations. His research has made significant contributions to understanding the role self-mastery and social dialogue has in helping leaders sustain high performance through lifelong learning. He is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at IMD

In addition, Professor Kohlrieser is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, adjunct faculty member of Union Graduate School, Antioch, Ohio, adjunct faculty member of Fielding Institute San Francisco, California, adjunct faculty member of Zagreb University, Croatia.

Professor Kohlrieser’s research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on high performance leadership, high performance teamwork, conflict management, change management, dialogue and negotiation, coaching, stress management, work life balance, and personal and professional development.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:

Professor Kohlrieser is author of the internationally bestselling book, Hostage At The Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance, which received the "Best Business Book Award 2007" from DCF (French Association of Business Leaders) and "Best Management Book 2008" in Germany by Managementbuch.de.

 

Professor Kohlrieser is a notable media commentator on issues related to leadership, conflict, aggression management and hostage negotiation, and had his own highly acclaimed radio call-in talk show in the US for over 10 years. He has consulted for the BBC, CNN, ABC, and CBS and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, and other leading newspapers and magazines.

 

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE:

Professor Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist. He is also a Police Psychologist and Hostage Negotiator focusing on aggression management and hostage negotiations. He has worked in over 100 countries spanning five continents and consultant to several global companies including Accenture, Alcan, Amer Sports, Barclays Global Investors, Cisco, Coca-Cola, HP, IBM, IFC, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, Nestlé, Nokia, Roche, Sara Lee, Tetra Pak, and Toyota.