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Dick Axelrod

Co Founder
The Axelrod Group

Dick Axelrod

Mr. Axelrod co founded the Axelrod Group, Inc., a consulting firm that pioneered the use of employee involvement to effect large scale organizational change. He now brings more than thirty-five years of consulting and teaching experience to this work, with clients including Boeing, Chicago Public Schools, Calgary Health Authority, Coca-Cola, Harley Davidson, Hewlett-Packard, and the UK’s National Health Service. Mr. Axelrod is faculty in Columbia University’s Professional Program in Organization Development and the University of Chicago’s Leadership Arts Program. Mr. Axelrod is a founding member of the Berrett-Koehler Authors Cooperative. Mr. Axelrod authored the award-winning Terms of Engagement: New Ways of Leading and Changing Organizations, and co authored You Don’t Have to Do It Alone: How to Involve Others to Get Things Done, which the New York Times called “the best of the current crop of books on this subject.” Mr. Axelrod is the recipient of the Organization Development Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award.