Dave Ulrich
Dave Ulrich

Dave Ulrich is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a partner at The RBL Group, a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value.

Ulrich, with his psychologist wife Wendy Ulrich, examines people’s motivation for working and what they get out of work. He studies how organizations build capabilities of leadership, speed, learning, accountability, and talent through leveraging human resources.

Three times listed in Thinkers 50 as a management thought leader.

He has helped generate award-winning databases that assess alignment between strategies, organization capabilities, HR practices, HR competencies, and customer and investor results.

Dave has published over 200 articles and book chapters and over 25 books. He edited Human Resource Management 1990-1999, served on editorial board of 4 Journals, on the Board of Directors for Herman Miller, and Board of Trustees at Southern Virginia University, and is a Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources.

Keynote Speaker Programs

  • Organizational capability as a competitive advantage
  • Transformational leadership
  • Leadership brand
  • Strategic HR
  • Future of HR
  • Talent management
  • Bureaucracy busting
  • Building intangible value