Michael Beer. Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus at the Harvard Business School and chairman of TruePoint Partners and the not-for-profit TruePoint Center. He is an authority on organizational effectiveness, strategic change, and strategic human resource management. He has taught courses in all of these fields and authored or co-authored nine books. With Russ Eisenstat and Bert Spector he is author of the award winning 1990 book The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal published by HBSP. His latest book, The High Commitment High Performance Casebook: How to Build A Resilient Organization for Sustained Advantage, will be published by Jossey Bass in July 2009. Flemming Norrgren. Professor at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden and a noted researcher and author of many articles in noted journals. He is co-director and founder of Fenix, a not-for-profit management research and development institute, and a fellow at the TruePoint Center. Russell Eisenstat. President of TruePoint, a research based consultancy, and a fellow at the TruePoint Center. He is a former faculty member at Harvard Business School, has co-authored numerous articles, and also co-authored the award winning HBSP book The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal with Mike Beer. Nathaniel Foote. Managing director of TruePoint and a fellow at The TruePoint Center. He is a former partner at McKinsey where he headed their organizational practice division and is the author and co-author of several influential management articles. Tobias Fredberg. Assistant professor at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden and the primary researcher for this project. He also teaches at other universities in Sweden, Germany, and Austria. He collaborates on research about managing strategic change and innovation with several major companies. He is also involved with the TruePoint Center for High Commitment and Performance. John Butman, developer and collaborating writer. Principal of The Butman Company, Inc., book developers, collaborating writers, and implementers of idea platforms for clients around the world. John has been involved in the creation of more than twenty books including TRADING UP: The New American Luxury, a BusinessWeek bestseller and winner of the Berry-AMA prize for best marketing book of 2003; GLOBALITY: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything, an Economist Pick of the Pile for 2008; and REAL BOYS: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood, a New York Times #2 bestseller.