Ken Blanchard


Ken Blanchard

Infobox Person
name = Dr Kenneth Hartley Blanchard


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birth_date = birth date and age|1939|5|6
birth_place = Orange, New Jersey
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occupation = Author, Professional speaker, Consultant, Management expert
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spouse = Marjorie Blanchard [ [http://www.kenblanchard.com/speakers/blanchard_speakers/Default.asp?id=37 The Ken Blanchard Companies ] ]
url = [http://kenblanchard.com/ kenblanchard.com]

Kenneth Hartley Blanchard (born May 6 1939) is an American author and management expert. His book "The One Minute Manager" (co-authored with Spencer Johnson) has sold over 13 million copies and has been translated into 37 languages. [ [http://www.kenblanchard.com/speakers/blanchard_speakers/Default.asp?id=36 The Ken Blanchard Companies ] ] He has coauthored over 30 other best-selling books, including "Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach To Customer Service" (1993), "Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership" (1985), "Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization" (1997), "Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships" (2002) and "Leading at a Higher Level: Blanchard on Leadership and Creating High Performing Organizations" (2006). [ [http://www.amazon.com/gp/pdp/profile/A34W7KBHWQ90HC Amazon.com: Profile for Ken Blanchard ] ]

Blanchard is the "chief spiritual officer" of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife, Marjorie Blanchard, cofounded in 1979 in San Diego, California. [http://www.barberusa.com/business/blanchard_kenneth_bio.html Change Management Speakers ] ] [ [http://www.harpercollins.com/authors/901/Ken_Blanchard/index.aspx Ken Blanchard from HarperCollins Publishers ] ]

Among many accolades, Blanchard has been honored as one of the top 10 Leadership professionals in the international Leadership Gurus survey for 2007 and 2008. The “ [http://www.leadershipgurus.net/leadershipgurus30.php Leadership Gurus survey] ” award, by Global Gurus International identifies the top and most influential Leadership professionals in the world by merit and public voting.

Blanchard is a Cornell University trustee emeritus and visiting professor at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. [ [http://www.news.cornell.edu/chronicle/96/8.29.96/Blanchard.html Blanchard offers tips for success to students ] ] He and his wife were named Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year in 1991. [ [http://epe.cornell.edu/cey/ceypast.htm Entrepreneurship@Cornell Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year Award ] ]

Biography

Blanchard was born in Orange, New Jersey and grew up in New Rochelle, New York.http://www.successmagazine.com/article.php?article_id=203] He attended New Rochelle High School, graduating in 1957. [http://www.nndb.com/people/940/000030850/ Kenneth Blanchard ] ] He completed a BS degree in government and philosophy at Cornell University in 1961, a MA degree in sociology and counseling at Colgate University in 1963 and a PhD degree in education administration and leadership at Cornell University in 1967. [ [http://www.goodmanspeakersbureau.com/biographies/blanchard_ken.htm Ken Blanchard professional speaker ] ] As an undergraduate at Cornell, and was a brother of Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI), and Blanchard was selected for membership in the Quill and Dagger society.

Bibliography

* "The One Minute Entrepreneur" (with Don Hutson and Ethan Willis, 2008) ISBN 9780385526029
* "4th Secret of the One Minute Manager: A Powerful Way to Make Things Better" (with Margret Mcbride, 2008) ISBN 9780061470318
* "The Mulligan: A Parable of Second Chances" (with Wally Armstrong) (Thomas Nelson, April 3 2007) ISBN 9780849903236
* "Know Can Do!: Put Your Know-How Into Action" (with Paul J Meyer and Dick Ruhe) (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, October 1 2007) ISBN 9781576754689
* "Putting the One Minute Manager to Work: How to Turn the 3 Secrets into Skills" (William Morrow, June 1 2006) ISBN 9780060881672
* "Leading at a Higher Level: Blanchard on Leadership and Creating High Performing Organizations" (FT Press, November 5 2006) ISBN 9780132347723
* "Lead Like Jesus: Lessons from the Greatest Leadership Role Model of All Time" (with Phil Hodges) (Thomas Nelson, January 31 2006) ISBN 9780849900402
* "Aligned Thinking: Make Every Moment Count" (with Jim Steffen) (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, January 3 2006) ISBN 9781576753606
* "The Simple Truths of Service" (with Barbara Glanz) (Blanchard Family Partnership, January 1 2005)
* "The On-time, On-target Manager" (One Minute Manager) (with Steve Gottry) (HarperCollins Entertainment, January 1 2004) ISBN 9780007190355 0060574593
* "Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Self Leadership" (with Susan Fowler and Laurence Hawkins) (William Morrow, May 24 2005) ISBN 9780060799120
* "One Solitary Life" (HarperCollins Business, February 11 2005) ISBN 1404101721
* "The Serving Leader: Five Powerful Actions that Will Transform Your Team, Your Business, and Your Community" (HarperCollins Business, October 10 2004) ISBN 1576753085
* "The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do" (HarperCollins Business, November 18 2004) ISBN 1576752895
* "The Secret! Discover What Great Leaders Know -and Do" (with Mark Miller and Rick Adamson) (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, January 1 2004) ISBN 9781576752890
* "Heart of a Leader: Insights on the Art of Influence" (HarperCollins Business, March 25 2004) ISBN 0781445434
* "Formula 2 + 2: The Simple Solution for Successful Coaching" (Ken Blanchard) (HarperCollins Business, October 10 2004) ISBN 1576753107
* "Customer Mania! Ready to Serve" (HarperCollins Business, January 1 2004) ISBN 0743270282
* "Customer Mania! It's Never Too Late to Build a Customer-Focused Company" (Free Press, November 2 2004) ISBN 9780743270281
* "The Serving Leader: 5 Powerful Actions That Will Transform Your Team, Your Business, and Your Community" (Ken Blanchard (Hardcover)) (HarperCollins Business, August 1 2003) ISBN
* "The Leadership Pill: The Missing Ingredient in Motivating People Today" (HarperCollins Business, September 9 2003) ISBN
* "Servant Leader" (HarperCollins Business, March 13 2003) ISBN
* "Full Steam Ahead! Unleash the Power of Vision in Your Company and Your Life" (HarperCollins Business, March 1 2003) ISBN
* "Whale Done! : The Power of Positive Relationships" (HarperCollins Business, February 19 2002) ISBN
* "Whale Done the Power of Positive Relationships,Ibo Special Edition" (HarperCollins Business, January 1 2002) ISBN
* "The One Minute Apology: A Powerful Way to Make Things Better" (HarperCollins Business, December 31 2002) ISBN
* "Generosity Factor" (TM), The (HarperCollins Business, August 1 2002) ISBN
* "The One Minute Manager" (HarperCollins Business, September 1 2001) ISBN
* "Leadership by the Book" (One Minute Manager) (HarperCollins Business, June 4 2001) ISBN
* "High Five! The Magic of Working Together" (HarperCollins Business, January 1 2001) ISBN
* "Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute" (HarperCollins Business, October 10 2001) ISBN
* "One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams, The Rev." (One Minute Manager Library) (HarperCollins Business, January 1 2000) ISBN
* "Big Bucks!" (with Sheldon Bowles) (William Morrow, May 1 2000) ISBN 0688170358
* "The One Minute Manager Balances Work and Life" (One Minute Manager Library) (HarperCollins Business, April 7 1999) ISBN
* "The One Minute Golfer: Enjoying the Great Game More" (One Minute Manager Library) (HarperCollins Business, April 7 1999) ISBN
* "The 3 Keys to Empowerment: Release the Power Within People for Astonishing Results" (HarperCollins Business, January 1 1999) ISBN
* "Mission Possible" (HarperCollins Business, April 30 1999) ISBN
* "Leadership by the Book: Tools to Transform Your Workplace" (HarperCollins Business, October 6 1999) ISBN
* "Raving Fans" (One Minute Manager) (HarperCollins Business, June 15 1998) ISBN
* "Mission Possible: Becoming A World-Class Organization While There's Still Time" (HarperCollins Business, January 1 1997) ISBN
* "Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization" (HarperCollins Business, October 8 1997) ISBN
* "Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach To Customer Service" (HarperCollins Business, May 19 1993) ISBN
* "Raving Fans" (HarperCollins Business, January 1 1993) ISBN
* "Raving Fans a Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service" (HarperCollins Business, January 1 1993) ISBN
* "One Minute Manager Meets The Monkey, The" (HarperCollins Business, November 28 1989) ISBN
* "The Power of Ethical Management" (HarperCollins Business, February 11 1988) ISBN
* "Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Leadership" (HarperCollins Business, October 6 1985) ISBN
* "The One Minute Manager: The Quickest Way to Increase Your Own Prosperity" (with Spencer Johnson, William Morrow & Co, 1982) ISBN 0060085797

References

External links

* [http://kenblanchard.com/ kenblanchard.com] - homepage of "The Ken Blanchard Companies"
* [http://www.themulligan.org/ The Mulligan] - website to accompany the book
* [http://www.bigspeak.com/ken-blanchard.html Ken Blanchard Profile Page at BigSpeak]


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