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James Rodgers

CEO at The Diversity Coach

Lithonia, United States

Dr. James O. Rodgers was recently elected to be a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC-USA). The Fellow of the Institute is the highest honor awarded in the management consulting profession. Jim has been called a “keen observer of business from many perspectives” and is acknowledged by his colleagues as the leading strategist in the field of diversity management. Jim is the author of the groundbreaking book Managing Differently: Getting 100% from 100% of your people 100% of the time which changed the conversation about diversity and has been adopted as source material for a number of major MBA programs including Kellogg School of Management. His second book, Epiphany: Finding Truth without Losing Faith is designed to change the conversation about religious diversity.

Available For: Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Atlanta, Georgia
Speaking Topics: Diversity+Management=Team Performance, The Management Principles That Make A Difference, Why Culture Matters in Any Change Effort

James Rodgers Points
Academic 0
Author 61
Influencer 0
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 61

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Company Type: Individual
Minimum Project Size: Undisclosed
Average Hourly Rate: Undisclosed
Number of Employees: Undisclosed
Company Founded Date: Undisclosed

Areas of Expertise

Change Management 32.28
Leadership 30.97
Management 33.12
Diversity and Inclusion 30.14

Industry Experience

Consumer Products
Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Oil & Gas
Professional Services


1 Article/Blog
Perceptions of Frontline Managers Practicing Diversity Management
Journal of Social Change
July 04, 2019
For over 30 years, organizations have engaged in programs to address the growing presence of diverse populations in their ranks, and researchers have attempted to identify and quantify a link between diversity and enterprise performance.

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Tags: Management, Change Management, Diversity and Inclusion

1 Book
Managing Differently: Getting 100% from 100% of your people 100% of the time
self published
July 04, 2019
Managing Differently implies that effective people management is the essential key to increasing performance for any organization. People are by nature diverse (different and similar) – and this increases the level of complexity in the workplace. However, getting 100% from 100% of people, 100% of the time is not only achievable – it is fundamental to world class performance.

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Tags: Change Management, Leadership, Management

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