About the Author
Marvin Weisbord is co-director of Future Search Network, an international non-profit service organization. He also is a Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Organizational Dynamics Graduate Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, resource faculty in the Organization and Systems Renewal Program at Seattle University, and a fellow of the World Academy of Productivity Science. During 50 years as a manager, consultant, researcher and teacher he has worked with businesses, NGO's, medical schools and hospitals. He was for more than 20 years a partner in the consulting firm Block Petrella Weisbord and a member of NTL Institute and the European Institute for Transnational Studies. He is the author of Productive Workplaces, 3rd Edition (2012), Discovering Common Ground (1992), Organizational Diagnosis (1978), and co-author with Sandra Janoff of Future Search, 3rd Edition (2010) and Don't Just Do Something, Stand There! (2007). He has a Lifetime Achievement award from the OD Network which voted Productive Workplaces one of the most influential books of the past 40 years.