George Kohlrieser



George Kohlrieser is an internationally recognized expert on leadership and a Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne. Additionally, he is a police psychologist and former hostage negotiator who has worked in over 100 countries across five continents.

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“Peace starts in the mind. War starts in the mind. Conflict is mindset. It’s about differences. It’s about difference that’s perceived in some emotional way.”

George Kohlrieser