Harris Sussman provides people with tools for personal and professional learning and change.

As Director of Workways Consulting he has been an adviser, guide, and coach to management teams in public and private institutions throughout the United States and internationally. He trains people to lead organizations for the 21st century.

He was vice, president of Prescott College and has been guest instructor at 25 colleges and universities. His signature programs have been conducted for more than 15,000 adults in many settings and formats He has written numerous articles and the handbook, How Diversity Works.

His interdisciplinary education includes an M.A. degree from the Cambridge-Goddard, Graduate School for Social Change and a Ph.D. in Work and Learning from the Union Institute.

Dr. Sussman has a history of being on the leading edge

  • named to National Board of Experts on the Workplace by The Dallas Morning News
  • author of the most widely read column on managing diversity in the U.S.
  • the most-requested internal consultant in the world for Digital Equipment Corporation
  • taught first college course on "Men's Lives's
  • Best Project in U.S. award for computer-based management education program
  • won national competition for innovative professional development project
  • featured in Business Week cover story and the NBC "Today" show

He Is a teacher of teachers, a trainer of facilitators, a recognized futurist and a speaker who is often noted and quoted.

Corporate Meetings & Incentives The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, San Diego Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Newsweek, Information Week, Training, Fortune, San Jose Mercury News, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, ABA Banking Journal, Newark Sunday Star-Ledger, The Boston Globe.

Dr. Sussman's Topics for 2002

"Understanding the World After 9/11/01" - Seeing the world through new eyes
"America's World of Cultures" - A new map & compass for democracy
"Diversity as a Life & Death Issue" - A social contract for the 21st Century
"Learning Peace" - the future depends on getting good at it

"Gaps" - achievement gaps in school,have & haven-nots and the social fabric
-and other talks that can turn your meeting into a special event

Dr. Harris Sussman is an expert on social, personal, and professional change. He is "a mind-expanding, speaker who translates new ideas into action" for groups of all kinds. His talks are always customized, eye-opening, entertaining, and interactive. He is also available for full-day programs, retreats. and consulting Projects.


"Thank you for your contribution to the success of the recent Executive Study Conference. All the feedback I received indicated that you were a smash."
Paul A. Banas, Ford Motor Company

"... excellent a thought-provoking presentation."
Davis J. Farris, President & CEO, Beneficial Management Corporation

"Thanks again for your presentation. It stimulated the group's thinking as I had hoped, and your presentation skills were a hit. Many hope that you can fashion a follow-up program, which I will keep in mind for next year."
Dan McDowell, Manager, Training Employment & Employee Relations, The Gillette Company

"Your ability to show, empathy and concern for individual members of the organization, while simultaneously managing a group of 25 diverse and strong-willed characters, was quite remarkable and greatly appreciated. In business terms, the meeting was a major turning point in the company's continued growth and development, and your skill in helping us deal with difficult issues was critical to our continued evolution."
William LeClere Executive Vice President LMA Inc.

"Many thanks for your thought provoking comments at the NCI Managers' Meeting, Your comments created much dialogue among all of our radio and television managers."
Mickey Franco, Vice President - Radio, National Communications, Inc.

Lousi Rubino, SNH Personnel Manager, Digital Equipment Corporation

"Your work is seen as something more than excellence in a particular field. It's clearly perceived as fresh, new thinking which breaks the conventional mold."
William Pyle Ph.D., Director and Professor of Management, Human Resource Institute.

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