Education

Ph.D., M.A., California School of Professional Psychology; B.A., The Evergreen State College

Research Interests 

Corporate democracy; international leadership and team-building; transformational leadership; emotional intelligence’; virtual organizations; future search meetings; organization change and transformation; organization culture; hiring and selection; performance management; motivation and rewards; systems thinking and learning organizations; quality improvement and statistical process control; action research; job satisfaction and stress; training; strategic planning; organization longevity; family business; group decision making; autonomous work teams; job characteristics; toxic/bully leaders

Background

Dr. Diamond has worked for 20 years as a senior consultant, manager, instructor, and researcher. Trained in industrial/organization psychology, he has spearheaded projects in quality improvement, culture change, operational design, strategy formulation, and market research and planning in more than 100 organizations across a number of industries in Canada and the United States. His clients have included Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Brooktree Corporation, University of California, Great American Bank, Conair Aviation, Westland Insurance, Waterfront Foreman’s Association, Calgary Regional Health Authority, Para-Med Health Services, St. Joseph’s Medical Center, and the City of Los Angeles.