Michael Beer is Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School, Chairman of TruePoint, a management consulting firm, and Chairman of the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership, a not for profit organization dedicated to helping leaders build firms that do well by doing good. He has authored many articles and authored or co-authored eleven books, among them Managing Human Assets and The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal. The latter received the Johnson, Smith & Knisely award and was a finalist for the Academy of Management’s Terry Book Award. His most recent books are High Commitment, High Performance and Higher Ambition. Professor Beer is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, National Academy of Human Resources the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and winner of the prestigious Michael Losey Research Award from the Society of Human Resource Management.