IMS Sounding Board

All IMS sponsoring members can access the knowledge of some of the world's most highly acclaimed management thinkers through our IMS Sounding Board. When the senior policy making executives in your organization want the opinion of management experts, all they have to do is pick up the phone. Any C-suite officer can pick up the phone (or email) to tap into this resource to test-drive ideas and explore alternatives before launching new initiatives.


The IMS Sounding Board includes these leading management thinkers and topic areas:


Mr. Paul Bridle
Leadership, culture change, employee motivation and empowerment, accountability

Dr. Vijay Govindarajan
Core competencies, strategic intent, industry analysis, strategy formulation, developing global strategy

Dr. James Hulbert
Strategy development and planning processes, integrated marketing, customer orientation, brand management

Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff
Strategy, competition, organizational growth, innovation, corporate venturing

Dr. David Lei
Strategy development, innovation, technology investments, strategic alliances, change management

Dr. Kathleen McGahran
Finance, metrics, organizational planning, role of finance in decision-making

Dr. Alan Robinson
Creativity, innovation, engagement, organizational cultures

Prof. Maurice Saias
Strategic planning, globalization, competition, innovation, alignment

Dr. Fons Trompenaars
Creating adaptive organizations, strategic planning, systems thinking, participative management

Dr. Albert Vicere
Strategy development and implementation, top team development, leadership development, organizational transformation

Dr. Homa Bahrami
Technology and organizational design, managing knowledge workers, emerging competencies