In our workplaces, as in society at large, we try hard to create open, transparent, meritocratic structures. Our increasing success can blind us to some … Read more
Dr Mark Powell is a business writer, consultant and entrepreneur. He spent 10 years as an Associate Fellow of the Oxford Saïd Business School where he specialized in executive coaching and designing and directing senior executive leadership programmes. Mark read Economics and Management and gained a PhD in Organizational Behaviour, both from the University of Cambridge. As a business and strategy consultant for over 30 years, he has held senior executive and partner roles in a number of large organizations including Accenture, Fujitsu, Aon, KPMG, A.T. Kearney and Capgemini, in addition to running several start-up businesses.
He is the co-author with Jonathan Gifford of My Steam Engine Is Broken: Taking the Organization from the Industrial Age to the Age of Ideas; Perform to Win: Unlocking the Secrets of the Arts for Personal and Business Success; and Machiavellian Intelligence: How to survive and rise in the modern corporation.