Alan G. Robinson has authored or coauthored ten books, which have been translated into twenty languages. His book Corporate Creativity, coauthored with Sam Stern, was named "Book of the Year" by the Academy of Human Resource Management. Robinson has advised more than 300 companies in thirty countries on how to improve their performance. He teaches at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dean M. Schroeder has authored or coauthored four books and won numerous awards for his research. He has worked with many organizations around the world and led radical transformations at four companies. He has served on four corporate boards and was on the board of examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for six years. Schroeder is a senior research professor at Valparaiso University.