Barry Johnson, Ph.D.
Barry Johnson, Ph.D. is an author, thought leader, and President of Polarity Management Assoc. For 35 years, Barry has helped to create organizations that are good places to work, to own, to do business with, and to have in your community. The Polarity Map® and initial set of principles emerged out of his work as a Gestalt Therapist in 1975. Since then, he has continued to develop the map and principles with a variety of organizations across the globe. He’s written two groundbreaking books Polarity Management, Identifying and Managing Unsolvable Problems (HRD Press 1992) and Managing Polarities in Congregations, Eight Keys for Thriving Faith Communities (Alban Press 2009). Barry co-founded Polarity Partnerships in 2011. Through this consulting and training organization, Barry has worked with numerous organizations on four continents. He has worked in large and small systems in both the public and private sector. He is committed to making Polarity Thinking™ available to everyone.