Philip H. Mirvis

Senior Fellow in Social Innovation

Philip Mirvis is an organizational psychologist whose studies and private practice concerns large-scale organizational change, the character of the workforce and workplace, and business leadership in society. An advisor to businesses and NGOs on five continents, he has authored ten books on his studies including The Cynical Americans (social trends), Building the Competitive Workforce (human capital), Joining Forces (the human dynamics of mergers) and To the Desert and Back (a business transformation case). His most recent is Beyond Good Company: Next Generation Corporate Citizenship.

Mirvis is a fellow of the Work/Family Roundtable, a board member of the Citizens Development Corporation, and formerly a Trustee of the Foundation for Community Encouragement and Society for Organization Learning.

Mirvis has a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Michigan. He has taught at Boston University, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China and the London Business School and been visiting researcher at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and International Executive Development Center, Bled, Slovenia.

Read the recent report co-authored by Philip Mirvis and Bradley Googins for The Conference Board: The New Business of Business: Innovating for a Better World.