Jim Hemerling is leader of BHI’s people and organization research based in BCG’s San Francisco office and a Managing Director & Senior Partner. Jim was named a Fellow in 2015 and has focused his research on a human-centric approach to transformation.
His research explores how to cultivate high performing cultures by focusing on people first to energize and empower employees while enabling leaders to be both directive and inclusive.
Jim is a frequent speaker on these topics and has spoken at places such as TED, in addition to C-suite events of Fortune 500 clients. His work has been published in leading publications including Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, The Economist, and on CNBC.
Jim is also a coauthor of Beyond Great, a book which describes how the world has been transformed due to social tension, economic nationalism, and technological revolution.
Jim Hemerling outlines five organizational change imperatives, centered around putting people first, for turning company reorganization into an empowering, energizing task for all.