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Dave Ulrich's Mug ShotProfessor of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and Partner at the RBL GROUP, USA.

Main Topics: organizational competences as a competitive advantage; transformational leadership, human resources strategic management

Professional Profile: Dave Ulrich is considered a leading authority on Human Resource Management. Prof. Ulrich is a 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 speed, learning, collaboration, accountability, talent, and leadership through leveraging human resources. He has helped generate multiple award winning data bases that assess alignment between strategies, human resource practices and HR competencies.
Prof. Ulrich was the editor of the Human Resource Management Journal from 1990 to 1999 and served on the editorial board of four other Journals. He is on the Board of Directors for Herman Miller, the  Board of Trustees at Southern Virginia University and is a Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources.
He has published over 100 articles and book chapters and 23 books:

Asian Leadership (2010, Robert Sutton), The Why of Work (2010, Wendy Ulrich), Leadership in Asia (2009), HR Transformation (2009  Justin Allen, Wayne Brockbank, Jon Younger, Mark Nyman), Leadership Code (2008 Norm Smallwood, Kate Sweetman), Companion for Strategic Human Resources (2008 John Storey, Pat Wright), HR Competencies (2008 Wayne Brockbank, Dani Johnson, Kurt Sandholtz, Jon Younger), Leadership Brand (2007 Norm Smallwood), Human Resource Value Proposition (2005 Wayne Brockbank), The Future of Human Resource Management (2005 Michael Losey, Sue Meisinger), Human Resources Business Process Outsourcing (2004, Ed Lawler, Jac Fitz-enz, James Madden). 100 Things You Need to Know  (2003, Robert Eichinger, Michael Lombardo), Competences for the New HR (2002, Wayne Brockbank); Why the Bottom Line Isn’t  (2003, Norm Smallwood), GE Workout (2002, Steve Kerr, Ron Ashkenas), HR Scorecard (2001, Brian Becker, Mark Huselid), Results Based LeadershipLearning Capability  (1999, Arthur Yeung, Mary Ann Von Glinow, Steve Nason); Tomorrow's (HR) Management (1997, Gerry Lake, Mike Losey); Human Resource Champions  (1997); The Boundaryless Organization (1995, Ron Ashkenas, Steve Kerr, Todd Jick); The Boundaryless Organization Field Guide  (2002, Ron Ashkenas, Todd Jick, Katy Paul-Chowdhury); Organizational Capability (1990, Dale Lake).  (1999, Norm Smallwood, Jack Zenger),



Dave Ulrich received many honors, which include:

2010:  *Ranked #1 most influential international thought leader in HR by HR Magazine

            *Kirk Englehardt Exemplary Business Ethics Award from Utah Valley University

               *Why of Work (published with Wendy Ulrich) was #1 best seller for Wall Street Journal and USA Today

2009:   *Listed in Thinkers 50 as a management thought leader

               *Ranked #1 most influential person in HR by HR Magazine

2008:   *Ranked #1 most influential person in HR by HR Magazine

2007:   *Lifetime Achievement Award from American Society of Training and Development (ASTD)

               *Honorary Doctorate from University of Abertey, at Dundee Scotland

2006:   *Ranked #1 most influential person in HR by HR Magazine in vote by influential HR thinkers

               *Dyer Distinguished Alumni Award from Brigham Young University, MarriottSchool of Management

2005:     *Ranked #2 management guru by Executive Excellence

               *Named by Fast Company as one of the 10 most innovative and creative thinkers of 2005

2002-2005:President, Canada Montreal Mission, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

2001:     Ranked #1 management educator and guru by Business Week

2000:     *Lifetime achievement award from World Federation of Personnel Management

               *Listed in Forbes as one of the "world’s top five" business coaches

1998:     *Society for Human Resource Management award for Professional Excellence for lifetime contributions

*Lifetime achievement (PRO) award from International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruitment, and Employment Management Association

1997: *Warner W. Stockberger Lifetime Achievement Award from International Personnel Management Association

1995:  *The Pro Meritus Award from Employment Management Association for "outstanding contribution to the human resources field,"


He is listed in Forbes as one of the "world's top five" business coaches and has consulted and done research with over half of the Fortune 2000.