Date of Birth: 1947
Citizenship: United States
Guru in the field of leadership and change
John Cotter was born in 1947, the year. After graduating from high school he entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), who graduated in 1968 with a BA in t pecifications disciplines. A few years later, in 1970, he received a master`s degree in the same field. In addition, Cotter is a Doctor of Business Administration (Doctor of Business Administration), this degree he received after the end of the Harvard Business School (Harvard Business School) in 1972, the year.
Immediately after that, he began to teach in the school, and a few years later, in 1980, became a professor, becoming one of the youngest professors in the history of the University.
John Kotter has received worldwide recognition thanks to the release of 15 books, 12 of which are international bestsellers. At his best, according to most analysts, the book titled `Ahead Peremen` (Leading Change), he singled out vosmietapny algorithm for the transformation of the organization for the better.
In 2001, the magazine `Bloomberg Businessweek`, better known under the short name` BusinessWeek`, Cotter called `first guru in the field of leadership and peremen`.
Cotter repeatedly became the winner of various awards for his books: so, in 1996, the year his book won first place in the ranking of the best books on `menedzhmentu`, and in 1998 his work` Leadership Matsusity` (Matsushita Leadership) was the winner `competition in the World business knigi` (Booz-Allen Global business book competition) including biographical and autobiographical books.
Prints Cotter been translated into more than 70 languages ??and caused approval among the leading economists of the world.
The most famous of his works are also books such as `Our Iceberg is Melting`,` The essence of peremen` (The Heart of Change), `Corporate Culture and proizvoditelnost` (Corporate Culture and Performance),` peremen` Resources (A Force for Change), and `direktora` General (The General Managers).
John Kotter is the author of two thematic videos - `Liderstvo` (Leadership) and` Corporate kultura` (Corporate Culture), filmed in 1981 and 1998, respectively.
It is known that Cotter is the recipient of various awards, among them - the premium company `` Ekson` for introducing innovations in the final year of school biznesa` educational project plan (Exxon Award for Innovation in Graduate Business School Curriculum Design) and Honourable Johnson prize, Smith and Nizli `for a new perspective on business liderstvo` (Johnson, Smith and Knisely Award for new Perspectives in business Leadership).
Today, John Kotter lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Cambridge, Massachusetts), along with his wife Nancy Diermen (Nancy Dearman) and their children.