Faculty Bio

  • Faculty Info
  • Name:
    Ms. Irma Tyler-Wood
  • Ms. Irma Tyler-Wood is a Partner with Ki ThoughtBridge. She is co-author of the book Expand the Pie: How to Create More Value in Any Negotiation. Prior to her work at Ki ThoughtBridge, she practiced corporate law in Washington, D.C., and had careers in education and government. While at Harvard Law School, she worked as a negotiation Teaching Fellow with Roger Fisher and served as the Assistant Director of the Conflict Clinic at the Harvard Negotiation Project. At Ki ThoughtBridge, Ms. Tyler-Wood consults nationally and internationally with corporate, government, and other public sector clients in resolving complex, high stakes disputes. She has advised and coached corporate and government clients to enable them to implement major change initiatives, resolve complex multi-party disputes, and create, enhance, and repair strategic business relationships. Ms. Tyler-Wood has done extensive work in education, and advising educators in universities and public school systems in areas ranging from collective bargaining contracts to school reform initiatives. She has also applied conflict resolution frameworks to help individuals and organizations address "glass ceiling" issues and diversity as it impacts team effectiveness. In a decade of experience in this field, organizations with which Ms. Tyler-Wood has worked include IBM, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Eastman Kodak Company, Polaroid Corporation, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, AT&T, Bell Labs, Smith College, and Boston Public Schools.

  • This Year's Seminars:
    Essential Tools for Adaptive Leadership
    with Ms. Irma Tyler-Wood
        When Marshall Goldsmith wrote, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, he was telling leaders that 20th century skills and styles of leadership, which rely heavily on technical knowledge and skills, are insufficient for 21st century workplaces. What is required of leaders is strong adaptive...