Dave Ulrich

Dave Ulrich

Global thought leader on talent management

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 organisations and leaders deliver value. He studies how organisations build capabilities of leadership, speed, learning, accountability, and talent through leveraging human resources.

Dave has authored / co authored over 30 books and 200 articles that have shaped thinking on leadership, talent and human resources, including The Why of Work, The Leadership Code, HR Transformation, and Victory Through Organisation. He was recognised in 2012 with a Lifetime Achievement Award from HR Magazine for being the “father of modern human resources.”

He has won numerous other lifetime achievement awards, been recognised as a leading thinker in the human resource profession, and been listed among the top 50 thinkers in global management. He edited Human Resource Management 1990 to 1999 and is on the board of directors at Herman Miller and board of trustees at Southern Virginia University.

Moving Beyond the War for Talent
  • The societal forces that make HR more relevant than ever
  • Why your organisation’s success lies, not in the talent you have, but what you do with the talent once you have it
  • Leveraging talent throughout your organisation to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts
  • How to build capabilities, strengthen systems, and empower human capital—for longer lasting success