Jean Hauser

Dr. Jean Hauser has over twenty-five years of experience in executive development and organizational effectiveness. She was both a faculty member and Director of the Center for Custom Programs at the University of N.C., Chapel Hill. Under her leadership the center was rated number one worldwide in a Business Week Survey of business schools.

She also served as Assistant Dean at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and has designed and developed executive programs in many Fortune 500 companies. She was also a Senior Vice President for The Concours Group, an international consulting firm, where she was involved in research and organizational development projects.

Jean is a nationally recognized leader in the techniques of “action learning,” the process by which individuals and/or team move from dialogue and knowledge building to specific measurable behaviors. She has also led numerous field research teams for the purpose of conducting diagnostic and prescriptive analysis of organizational issues. The research reports, their findings and recommendations, generally drive the design of interventions that have significant impact on business results.

Jean has led efforts in the United States, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, England, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and Sweden. Jean’s clients have included organizations such as Johnson & Johnson, Bank of America, Cargill, DuPont, Eli Lilly, GTE, Kaiser Permanente, Marriott, Merrill Lynch, Harley Davidson, GMAC-RFC, Ford, Glaxo Smith Kline, Milliken, Price Waterhouse Coopers, and Barclay’s American.

Jean has served on the boards of both private corporations and non-profits. She earned a B.S. degree in Journalism and Communications from the University of Illinois, and both a masters and doctorate from Northern Illinois University.

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