Dr. Michael Miles
Dr. Michael Miles (Brief Bio)
Michael Miles is a retired Faculty member of the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management where he taught organization change, corporate governance & ethics and organization redesign. He has worked for over 30 years providing consulting advice related to high performance to Canadian corporations in the banking, petroleum, telecommunications, and high-tech sectors. In addition to his Canadian experience he has lived and worked extensively in Asia (Thailand, China, and Malaysia) and Europe (Romania and France). He has also been active as a Board member for a number of non-profit Boards and advises them on best practices.
He completed his doctoral degree in Human and Organization Systems at the Fielding Graduate School in Santa Barbara and holds 3 management-related Masters Degrees. In 2004, he was voted one of the top 20 “hottest/coolest” management professors in Canada by the Canadian Business Magazine. Areas of his current research and consultancy activity include international leadership practice and business strategy (with a focus on China), cross-cultural business effectiveness, and the use of simulation to teach real-world business skills.