Gary N. McLean

GaryMMember of the Academy of Human Resource Development Foundation Board, McClean Global Consulting, Inc.

McLean Global Consulting, Inc.
P.O. Box 8142
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-354-2800

Gary has consulted in training, organization development, and quality transformation for over 40 years. He consults primarily in international Human Resource Development (HRD) and organization development, including conflict management, mergers and acquisitions, training, executive coaching, organizational design/structure, and other interventions related to improving individual and organizational performance.

Gary has worked as a consultant, taught, and done research in over 50 countries. He was one of two consultants who began the quality journey with Zytec, 1991 winner of the Malcolm Baldridge and Minnesota Quality Awards. He has also presented with Dr. W. Edwards Deming, one of the great quality gurus.

In addition to work with MGC, Gary serves as Senior Professor and Executive Director of International HRD Programs in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development for Texas A&M University.

Why I Support AHRD’s Foundation
I have been involved with the Academy since its organization, because I believe that the practice of HRD needs to be grounded in solid theory and research. Unfortunately, as a field, we are often enticed to follow fads that have no or poor theoretical foundations and little to no research to support the practice. The Academy’s focus on research has continued to encourage me to believe that we can help individuals, for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, government institutions, and people globally.

For this to occur, we need to continue to emphasize research and to support it when we can through funding for research. Modest contributions from many members of the Academy can make a huge difference in what we are able to do as a community in forwarding research. I invite you to join me in this undertaking

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