Shlomo Ben Hur
Professor Ben-Hur's research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on the psychological and cultural aspects of leadership and the strategic and operational elements of talent management and corporate learning.
His work in these areas appeared in a number of articles and books including The Business of Corporate Learning: Insights from Practice http://thebusinessoflearning.com, Talent Intelligence: What You Need to Know to Identify and Measure Talent http://measuringtalent.com , and Changing Employee Behavior: A Practical Guide for Managers http://changingemployeebehavior.com. He has written a variety of business cases including a case series that won the Responsible Leadership Award of the European Foundation for Management Development.
Shlomo chairs IMD's Chief Learning Officer Roundtable, is the director of the Organizational Learning in Action program and is the leadership faculty in IMD's flagship programs for Senior Executives.
Prior to joining IMD, Professor Ben-Hur was Vice President of Leadership Development and Learning for the BP Group based in London where he worked with the CEO and the top executive team on the creation of a leadership model for the global organization and the development of the underpinning leadership development architecture. Previous to that, he was Chief Learning Officer of DaimlerChrysler Services in Berlin where he headed-up the corporate academy.
Early in his career, Shlomo worked with consulting firms and the Ministry of Education in Israel, focusing on leadership, organizational development and the promotion of democracy and co-existence in the Arab and Jewish school systems.
Professor Ben-Hur received his doctoral degree in Psychology from the Humboldt University of Berlin. He holds a Master degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and a Bachelor degree in Psychology and Political Science from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.