Date of Birth: 06/05/1939
Place of birth: New Jersey
Citizenship: United States
Ken Blanchard (Ken Blanchard, full name - Kenneth Hartley Blanchard) was born in 1939 in New Jersey (Orange, New Jersey), grew up in New York (New Rochelle, New York). After graduating in 1957, New Rochelle High School school, Ken went to Cornell University (Cornell University), where in 1961 received a bachelor`s degree, he studied philosophy and management. Master`s degree in sociology Blanchard was already at the University of Colgate University in 1963, and in 1967 in the same Cornell Ken received his doctorate in philosophy.
Today, Ken Blanchard is known as an expert in management and avtoramnozhestva works. His books include no less than 30 best-selling books, translated into many languages.
His book `The manager of one minutu` (` The One Minute Manager`), coauthored with Spencer Johnson (Spencer Johnson), has sold more than 13 million copies and has been translated into 37 languages.
Among other well-known books Blanchard - `surging fans: a revolutionary approach to serving customers` (Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach To Customer Service) 1993, `Leadership and management for one minute: increased efficiency through situational liderstvu` (Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership) 1985, `full of enthusiasm! Turn to lyudyam` (Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization) of 1997, `Well done! The power of positive otnosheniy` (Whale Done The Power of Positive Relationships!) 2002 and `transition to a higher uroven` (Leading at a Higher Level: Blanchard on Leadership and Creating High Performing Organizations), published in 2006.
Ken Blanchard - Honorary Trustee of Cornell University and a visiting professor at the School of Hospitality Business at Cornell University (Cornell University School of Hotel Administration).
In addition, Ken Blanchard is the founder and mastermind of `Ken Blanchard Companies`, an organization that prepares international management training and consulting; By the way, here Ken works for a couple with his wife. The company was founded in 1979 in San Diego, California (San Diego, California).
Ken Blanchard is known for lots of aphorisms and sayings, which abound in his books, among them: `The only thing that a competitor will not be able to steal from you - is your attitude, and people customers`.