Twenty years as faculty member, Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Consultant and Adviser to numerous Fortune 500 US and European corporations. Former White House Fellow and Senior Staff, White House task force that created the Office of Management and Budget. Co-Author: Art of Japanese Management (1981); Surfing the Edge of Chaos (2000). Author: Managing on the Edge: How the Smartest Companies Use Conflict to Stay Ahead (1990); numerous articles. Winner of the McKinsey Award for Best Article, Harvard Business Review.