Professor Dorothy Marcic, Ed. D. and M.P.H., is on faculty at Vanderbilt University in the department of Leadership and Organizations, Peabody College. She also serves as Director of Graduate Programs in Human Resource Development at Vanderbilt. A recent Fulbright scholar at the University of Economics-Prague, where she taught MBA students and practicing managers, her consulting practice has grown to include multinationals and governmental agencies in the Czech Republic. In addition to Understanding Management, she is the author of several other books, including Organizational Behaviour and Management International, Women and Men in Organizations, and Managing with the Wisdom of Love: Uncovering Virtue in People in People and Organizations. She began her extensive and varied academic career at Arizona State University with additional academic postings at St. Bonaventure University, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and La Universidad Autï¿½noma de Guadalajara, Mexico.