Robert Bruce Shaw, author of Leadership Blindspots: How Successful Leaders Identify and Overcome the Weaknesses That Matter, assists business leaders in building organizations and teams capable of superior performance. His specialty is working closely with senior executives, as individuals and as groups, on the management of organizational and leadership change. Robert often works with leaders in new positions to help them transition into their roles and with longer-tenured leaders seeking to enhance their effectiveness.
Robert's clients span a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, telecommunications, industrial products, defense, power utilities and consumer goods. Robert holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Yale University. He has authored or co-authored books and articles on organizational and leadership performance including Trust in the Balance: Building Successful Organizations on Results, Integrity and Concern; Discontinuous Change: Leading Organizational Transformation (with David Nadler and Elise Walton) and Organizational Architecture: Designs for Changing Organizations (with David Nadler and Marc Gerstein). Recent articles include Developing Peripheral Vision, Organizational Bystanders and Changing Culture.
Robert is a frequent speaker on leadership and team effectiveness.