Best-Selling Author and Expert on HR and Management Issues
During his 17 years with The Gallup Organization, Marcus Buckingham has helped lead their research into the world's best managers, leaders and workplaces. He has continued to gain experience in management practices and employee retention and has spent the last decade helping clients find and motivate their most talented employees. He is ranked in the Thinkers 50.
Marcus holds a master's degree in social and political science from Cambridge University and is a member of the Secretary of State's Advisory Committee on Leadership and Management. He has been the subject of in-depth profiles in The New York Times, Fortune, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review and USA Today and is routinely lauded as an invaluable resource in informing, challenging, mentoring and inspiring people to find their strengths and obtain and sustain long-lasting personal success.
The Thinkers 50, the global ranking of management gurus placed him among the list of most influential thinkers. A wonderful resource for both human resources and management issues, Marcus challenges conventional wisdom and shows the link between employee opinions and productivity, profit, customer satisfaction, and the rate of turnover.
Unconventional, dynamic and entertaining his presentations are ground-breaking explorations of the path to managerial success. He combines innovative ideas with real life examples from a wide variety of organizations to show audiences how they can learn from the world's best managers and leaders.