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Nancy J. Adler is a Professor of International Management at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She conducts research and consults on global leadership, cross-cultural management, and women as global leaders and managers. She has authored more than 100 articles and produced the film, A Portable Life. Her book, International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior (4th ed., 2002), has over a quarter million copies in print in multiple languages. Dr. Adler edited the books, Women in Management Worldwide and Competitive Frontiers: Women Managers in a Global Economy. Her latest book is From Boston to Beijing: Managing with a Worldview. In addition to her research and writing, Dr. Adler consults with major global companies and government organizations on projects in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and the Middle East. Professor Adler is a Fellow of both the Academy of Management and the Academy of International Business. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including ASTD’s International Leadership Award, SIETAR’s Outstanding Senior Interculturalist Award, the YWCA’s Woman of Distinction Award, and the Sage Award for scholarly contributions to management. Canada has honored Professor Adler as one of the country’s top teachers from among professors in all disciplines at all universities. Professor Adler is also a visual artist and has been an artist in residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts and a guest at the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.

Last Updated: November 2003

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