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George Kohlrieser

Organizational, Clinical & Police Psychologist; Former Hostage Negotiator

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 George Kohlrieser Biography

George Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist. He is Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at IMD and consultant to several global companies including Accenture, Amer Sports, Borealis, Cisco, Coca-Cola, HP, Hitachi, IBM, IFC, Google, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Maersk, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, NASA, Navis, Nestlé, Nokia, Pictet, Rio Tinto, Roche, Santander, Swarovski, Sara Lee, Tetra Pak, Toyota, and UBS.  He is a regular speaker at management and professional conferences around the world including the World Business Forum, the World Economic Forum, and the United Nations.

His research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on high performance leadership, high performance teamwork, conflict management, change management, dialogue and negotiation, coaching, stress management, work-life balance, and personal and professional development. He is also a Police Psychologist and Hostage Negotiator focusing on aggression management and hostage negotiations. He has worked in over 100 countries spanning five continents.

Professor Kohlrieser is Director of the High Performance Leadership (HPL) Program, an intense six day IMD program for experienced senior leaders and the Advanced High Performance Leadership (AHPL) for former HPL participants. He completed his doctorate at Ohio State University where he wrote his dissertation on cardiovascular recovery of law enforcement leaders following high-stress situations. His research has made significant contributions to understanding the role self-mastery and social dialogue has in helping leaders sustain high performance through lifelong learning.

Professor Kohlrieser is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, adjunct faculty member of Union Graduate School, Antioch, Ohio, adjunct faculty member of Fielding Institute San Francisco, California, adjunct faculty member of Zagreb University, Croatia. He is past president of the International Transactional Analysis Association, a former advisory board member of the NeuroLeadership Institute, and is a member of the Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF). Professor Kohlrieser is a notable media commentator on issues related to leadership, conflict, aggression management, and hostage negotiation, and had his own highly acclaimed radio call-in talk show in the US for over 10 years. He has consulted for the BBC, CNN, ABC, and CBS and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the Financial Times, Forbes and other leading newspapers and magazines.

He has been a speaker at TEDx talks in both New York and Lausanne. He is the author of the internationally bestselling book, "Hostage at The Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance," which received the "Best Business Book Award 2007" from DCF (French Association of Business Leaders) and "Best Management Book 2008" in Germany by Managementbuch.de. His second book, "Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership," has been nominated one of the Best Business Books of 2013 by Soundview.

He has won numerous personal and program awards. The Learning Leadership program he leads as part of IMD’s Global Leadership in the Cloud curriculum was awarded a Gold Medal for being the best advance in unique learning technology by Brandon Hall consulting, a leading learning and development research firm (2015). He received the CEEMAN Global Champion Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013), the prestigious BrandLaureate International Brand Personality Award for his contribution in the field of high-performance communication from the Asia Pacific Brand Foundation (2010), and the global ecch Renewable and sustainable energy, technology and development Hot Topic Case Award (2011).

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Hostage At The Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, And Raise Performance

Hostage At The Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, And Raise Performance

Speaking Topics
  • What Great Leaders Do Best

  • Leading at the Edge: How to Unlock Extraordinary Performance

  • Playing to Win: The Neuroscience of High Performance

  • Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership

  • A Hostage-Free State of Mind

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George Kohlrieser

Organizational, Clinical & Police Psychologist; Former Hostage Negotiator

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George Kohlrieser Biography

George Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist. He is Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at IMD and consultant to several global companies including Accenture, Amer Sports, Borealis, Cisco, Coca-Cola, HP, Hitachi, IBM, IFC, Google, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Maersk, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, NASA, Navis, Nestlé, Nokia, Pictet, Rio Tinto, Roche, Santander, Swarovski, Sara Lee, Tetra Pak, Toyota, and UBS.  He is a regular speaker at management and professional conferences around the world including the World Business Forum, the World Economic Forum, and the United Nations.

His research, teaching, and consulting activities are focused on high performance leadership, high performance teamwork, conflict management, change management, dialogue and negotiation, coaching, stress management, work-life balance, and personal and professional development. He is also a Police Psychologist and Hostage Negotiator focusing on aggression management and hostage negotiations. He has worked in over 100 countries spanning five continents.

Professor Kohlrieser is Director of the High Performance Leadership (HPL) Program, an intense six day IMD program for experienced senior leaders and the Advanced High Performance Leadership (AHPL) for former HPL participants. He completed his doctorate at Ohio State University where he wrote his dissertation on cardiovascular recovery of law enforcement leaders following high-stress situations. His research has made significant contributions to understanding the role self-mastery and social dialogue has in helping leaders sustain high performance through lifelong learning.

Professor Kohlrieser is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, adjunct faculty member of Union Graduate School, Antioch, Ohio, adjunct faculty member of Fielding Institute San Francisco, California, adjunct faculty member of Zagreb University, Croatia. He is past president of the International Transactional Analysis Association, a former advisory board member of the NeuroLeadership Institute, and is a member of the Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF). Professor Kohlrieser is a notable media commentator on issues related to leadership, conflict, aggression management, and hostage negotiation, and had his own highly acclaimed radio call-in talk show in the US for over 10 years. He has consulted for the BBC, CNN, ABC, and CBS and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Economist, the Financial Times, Forbes and other leading newspapers and magazines.

He has been a speaker at TEDx talks in both New York and Lausanne. He is the author of the internationally bestselling book, "Hostage at The Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance," which received the "Best Business Book Award 2007" from DCF (French Association of Business Leaders) and "Best Management Book 2008" in Germany by Managementbuch.de. His second book, "Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership," has been nominated one of the Best Business Books of 2013 by Soundview.

He has won numerous personal and program awards. The Learning Leadership program he leads as part of IMD’s Global Leadership in the Cloud curriculum was awarded a Gold Medal for being the best advance in unique learning technology by Brandon Hall consulting, a leading learning and development research firm (2015). He received the CEEMAN Global Champion Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013), the prestigious BrandLaureate International Brand Personality Award for his contribution in the field of high-performance communication from the Asia Pacific Brand Foundation (2010), and the global ecch Renewable and sustainable energy, technology and development Hot Topic Case Award (2011).

George Kohlrieser Videos

  • George Kohlrieser - Secure-base leadership
    WOBI: World of Business Ideas - George Kohlrieser - Secure-base leadership: Creating trust in people, teams and organizations
  • Dr George Kohlrieser on leading a high performing team
    How caring should a leader be? 100%? 80%? Who makes a better leader - males or females? Dr George Kohlrieser answers these thought provoking...
  • A hostage negotiator teaches leadership through bonding | George Kohlrieser
    This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. When someone has a gun to the head of another person, and...

George Kohlrieser Books

George Kohlrieser Speaking Topics

  • What Great Leaders Do Best

  • Leading at the Edge: How to Unlock Extraordinary Performance

  • Playing to Win: The Neuroscience of High Performance

  • Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership

  • A Hostage-Free State of Mind

FAQs on booking George Kohlrieser

  • How to book George Kohlrieser?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like George Kohlrieser for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for George Kohlrieser, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for George Kohlrieser or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book George Kohlrieser?

    Booking fees for George Kohlrieser, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire George Kohlrieser, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for George Kohlrieser?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like George Kohlrieser for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book George Kohlrieser for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent George Kohlrieser or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for George Kohlrieser or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

George Kohlrieser is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book George Kohlrieser for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. George Kohlrieser generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are . Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling George Kohlrieser for an upcoming live or virtual event.

George Kohlrieser Speaker Videos

  • George Kohlrieser - Secure-base leadership
    WOBI: World of Business Ideas - George Kohlrieser - Secure-base leadership: Creating trust in people, teams and organizations
    Dr George Kohlrieser on leading a high performing team
    How caring should a leader be? 100%? 80%? Who makes a better leader - males or females? Dr George Kohlrieser answers these thought provoking questions and more in this video.
  • A hostage negotiator teaches leadership through bonding | George Kohlrieser
    This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. When someone has a gun to the head of another person, and wishes to do them harm, how can a negotiator talk...

George Kohlrieser Speaking Topics

  • What Great Leaders Do Best

  • Leading at the Edge: How to Unlock Extraordinary Performance

  • Playing to Win: The Neuroscience of High Performance

  • Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership

  • A Hostage-Free State of Mind

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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