Member - Dr. C. Otto Scharmer

 

Dr. C. Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. An international action researcher, he authored the forthcoming book Theory U: Leading from the Emerging Future , and co-authored a book with Peter Senge, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers, Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future (2004)







Dr. C. Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He also is a Visiting Professor at the Center for Innovation and Knowledge Research, Helsinki School of Economics. An international action researcher, he is a co-founder of The Society For Organizational Learning and has consulted with multinational firms, international institutions and NGOs in the United States , Europe , and Asia .

Scharmer holds a Ph.D. in economics and management from Witten-Herdecke University , Germany . His article "Strategic Leadership within the Triad Growth-Employment-Ecology" won the McKinsey Research Award in 1991. His most recent work has included research in the form of dialogue interviews with 150 eminent thinkers on leadership, strategy, and knowledge creation. A synthesis of this research has resulted in a theoretical framework and practice called presencing, which he elaborates in his forthcoming book, Theory U: Leading from the Emerging Future , as well as in a co-authored book with Peter Senge, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers, Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future (2004). With his colleagues, Otto has used presencing to facilitate profound innovation and change processes both within companies and across societal systems. He lives with his wife and their two children in Boston , Massachusetts .

Links:

www.ottoscharmer.com | www.presence.net | www.dialogonleadership.org