Paul Hersey, '56
Chairman of the Board, Leadership Studies, Inc.
Dr. Paul Hersey, a graduate of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, is a behavioral scientist whose ideas have been used to train well over 10,000,000 managers in over 1,000 of the world’s leading organizations for more than three decades. Currently over 3 million managers annually are exposed to his “Situational Leadership model through his Center for Leadership Studies network.
He first published the Situational Leadership Model in articles in the early 1960s and it remains as one of the most widely accepted approach to managerial philosophy in the world today. In 1969 he wrote a textbook containing the Model, Management of Organizational Behavior. This classic text has been translated into 14 languages and has sold more than a million copies worldwide. He has written 21 books to date.