Speakers » Nancy Adler
Nancy Adler is the S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She received her B.A. in economics, M.B.A. and Ph.D. in management from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
Dr. Adler conducts research and consults on global leadership and cross-cultural management. She has authored over 125 articles, produced the films, A Portable Life and Reinventing Our Legacy, and published 10 books and edited volumes, including From Boston to Beijing: Managing with a Worldview, International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior, Women in Management Worldwide, and Competitive Frontiers: Women Managers in a Global Economy.
Dr. Adler consults to private corporations and government organizations on projects in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and the Middle East. She has taught Chinese executives in the People’s Republic of China, held the Citicorp Visiting Doctoral Professorship at the University of Hong Kong, and taught executive seminars at INSEAD in France, Oxford University in England, and Bocconi University in Italy. She received McGill University’s first Distinguished Teaching Award in Management. Honoring her as one of Canada’s top university professors, she was selected as a 3M Teaching Fellow.
Dr. Adler has served on the Board of Governors of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the Society for Human Resource Management’s International Institute. She received ASTD’s International Leadership Award, SIETAR’s Outstanding Senior Interculturalist Award, and the Sage Award for scholarly contributions to management. She was elected to the Fellows of the Academy of International Business and the Academy of Management Fellows, as well as having been inducted into the Royal Society of Canada.
Dr. Adler is also a visual artist working primarily in water-based media. Her exhibition "Reality in Translation: Art Transforming Apathy into Action" was held at The Banff Centre and her most recent Montreal exhibition opened in August 2010. Her paintings are held in private collections worldwide.
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