Persons seeking to excel in a democratic society (e.g., U.S., India, Brazil, Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Mexico, etc.) need to monitor the tone-at-the-bottom and understand the private sector contributions to our ecomies. The perspectives contained in this book are t taught in public school or college. More of us need to pay attention to public sector initiatives and private sector opportunities. Too many of us get consumed with pop culture. Others focus too narrowly on our careers. Still others see themselves as victims. If you want to make a difference in society and improve your life, you must pay attention. This book will help you find your purpose and direction in a global ecomy.
Dr. Taylor is a seasoned independent private sector corporate director. Previously, he was the (CFO) of a publicly traded corporation and CEO an international environmental management consulting firm. He spent ten years with Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche as the Principal-in-Charge of the productivity improvement consulting practices. As a consultant he has conducted hundreds of management audits, trainings and consulting projects for commercial, government and not-for-profit organizations under the auspice of the U.S Agency for International Development, the International Private-Public Partnership, the U.S. Environmental Training Institute and the International Organization for Standardization around the world. As an educator and speaker, Dr. Taylor was an adjunct professor or guest lecturer at several universities, including the Asian Institute of Technology (Bangkok), the Penang Development Center (Malaysia), California State University (Los Angeles) and the American College of Corporate Directors. He holds a PhD. in Executive Management from the Peter Drucker School of Management at Claremont University, a master's degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and a bachelor's degree in Industrial Administration from General Motors Institute. He is a Board Leadership fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). He has held fellow status with Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and the International Environment Management Association (IEMA). Finally, he earned certificates from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), and the University of Southern California Certified Public Accountant (CPA) program.