Christopher G. Worley is professor of strategy and entrepreneurship and Strategy Director for the Center of Leadership and Organization Effectiveness (CLEO) at NEOMA Business School in France. He also remains a senior research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC. He is the former director of the Master of Science in Organization (MSOD) program at Pepperdine University. Chris earned his Ph.D. from University of Southern California.
In addition to his articles, chapters, and presentations on strategic change and organization design, he is author of five books, including The Agility Factor, Management Reset, best-seller Built to Change, Integrated Strategic Change, and ten editions of Organization Development and Change, the leading textbook in the field.
Chris is a member of the Academy of Management, NTL, the OD Network, and the Strategic Management Society. He is on the editorial board for the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. His consulting clients include Microsoft, Northrop Grumman, Philips, Cambia Health Solutions, Gap, Inc., PayPal, Unilever, Capital One Financial and several other non-profit and government organizations.
He lives in the champagne region of France with his wife, Debbie and their yellow lab, Wrigley.