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Workplace Recovery after Major Organization Transition: Best Practices in Leading Organizational Change
Lunch, 12:45 p.m., Lecture, 1:15 p.m.

Mitch Marks leads in San Francisco and is a consultant to a broad variety of organizations in the United States and abroad. Dr. Marks is a renowned expert on the processes and impact of mergers and acquisitions. He has worked extensively with firms to plan and implement mergers, restructurings, strategic changes, downsizings, alliances, large scale change and other major transitions. His areas of expertise include corporate culture, team building, organizational effectiveness, leadership development, executive coaching, senior team development, human resources management, and the strategic planning and implementation of organizational change. Clients have included firms in the financial, manufacturing, health care, entertainment, high technology, government, publishing, consumer products, and communications industries.

Reports of Mitch's work have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, The Economist, U S. News and World Report, Business Week, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. He is the author of five books, including Joining Forces: Making One Plus One Equal Three in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances (1997). He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan and has lectured at the Harvard Business School and Smithsonian Institution.