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Take-A-Lesson with Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D

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Audrey J. Murrell joins Annalisa Adams-Qualtiere, President of Altruistic Leadership to discuss Mentoring--essential for career ownerhip. About Our Guest: Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D. conducts research, teaches, and works with organizations on strategies to enhance overall effectiveness by utilizing their most valuable assets--their human and social capital. She conducts extensive research on building capacity of people and outcomes at work with a special emphasis on enhancing outcomes for women. This includes topics such as mentoring, breaking the "glass ceiling", diversity, and workplace discrimination. Her work has been published widely in management and psychology journals as well as book chapter and special issues. She is the author (along with Crosby and Ely) of the book titled Mentoring Dilemmas: Developmental Relationships within Multicultural Organizations and the author (with Forte-Trammell and Bing) of the recent book Intelligent Mentoring: How IBM Creates Value through People, Knowledge and Relationships. She recently received funding from the Ford Foundation's Having a Dream Fund to study way to increase the utilization of minority and women contractors/suppliers among public/governmental agencies. Professor Murrell is an associate professor business administration and holds secondary appointments in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and Pitt’s Psychology Department. She was appointed as the Director for the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership within the Pitt Business Business School in 2007. Dr. Murrell received her BS from Howard University, magna cum laud in 1983 and a MS in 1985, and a PhD in 1987 from the University of Delaware. She serves as a consultant in the areas of mentoring, organizational effectiveness, teamwork, diversity, and leadership development. Check our website to learn more about this extraordinary leader.