Board of Directors

Norm Smallwood, MOB

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Board Member

Norm Smallwood is a recognized authority in developing businesses and their leaders to deliver results and increase value. His current work relates to increasing business value by building organization, leadership, and people capabilities that measurably impact market value.

In 2000, Smallwood co-founded The RBL Group with Dave Ulrich. Prior to co-founding the RBL Group, Smallwood was a founding partner of Novations Group, Inc. where he led business strategy, organization design and human resource management projects for a wide variety of clients spanning multiple industries. In addition, Smallwood was a faculty member in executive education at the University of Michigan in the Ross School of Management for three years.

Smallwood has co-authored eight books: “Real-Time Strategy,” “Results-Based Leadership,”” How Leaders Build Value,” “Change Champions Field Guide,” “Leadership Brand,” “Leadership Code,” “Leadership Sustainability” and “Agile Talent.”

Smallwood earned a B.S. and Master’s of Organization Behavior from Brigham Young University.

Contact him at board@hrci.org.