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Dr. Charlotte Roberts is an executive consultant, speaker and author who focuses on organizational sustainability and competitiveness. She is co-author of two cutting-edge leadership books with her colleagues Peter Senge, Art Kleiner, Rick Ross, Bryan Smith and George Roth. The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook: Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization is a practical guidebook used for creating an enduring competitive advantage; over a million copies have beensold worldwide. Dr. Roberts’ second Fieldbook, The Dance of Change: The Challenges of Sustaining Momentum in Learning Organizations maps a pathway to sustaining system-wide changebeyond the leadership team’s personal drive and commitment. Charlotte Roberts and her colleagues also published Schools That Learn for educators, parents and people who care about education.
As a speaking professional, Charlotte Roberts has served in many roles. She has helped design conferences, served as emcee and theme-weaver, been a keynote speaker and workshop presenter. Charlotte Roberts has been an organizational development consultant for over 15 years. Her clients have ranged in industries from shipbuilding to computer software, hardware design to consumer products, and pet nutrition to healthcare delivery. Charlotte Roberts works with her clients on strategy implementation and building high-performing leadership teams and learning organizations. Dr. Roberts uses her hands-on experience and wealth of anecdotes in keynote speaking, training and writing to engage others in learning.
Charlotte Roberts has also hosted nation-wide satellite broadcasts on leadership, managing people and building the learning capacity of organizations. She and Peter Senge led a satellite broadcast series, and she introduced the Sixth Discipline of leadership in a nationwide broadcast Conscious Oversight: The Sixth Discipline.
For three years, Charlotte Roberts’ column, Managing People was featured in a Philadelphia business journal. Her articles, Leading Total Quality and Can We Talk? in the Journal for Quality and Participation, are among her other published articles. Dr. Roberts’ article, The Learning Organization: Making It Work, was published in the June, 1996 proceedings of Foundation de L’ Enterprise, Brussels, Belgium, where she presented before European executives, Belgian government officials and His Majesty Albert II. The meeting focused on Europe as a unified knowledge-based society.
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Dr. Charlotte Roberts’ background includes a Bachelor degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Human Development from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she later served on the faculty. While working for SmithKline & French Pharmaceuticals in sales and sales training, she graduated from the Management Program at the Wharton School of Business.
As part of her professional development, Dr. Roberts completed a one-year program in Systems Dynamics and Policy design taught by MIT faculty, and the breakthrough program in Scenario-Planning taught by the staff of Global Business Network in Berkeley.
Charlotte Roberts recently completed a doctoral degree in Consciousness and Spirituality from Saybrook Graduate School. Dr. Roberts serves on the Board of Trustees of Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina and the Board of The Excellence Foundation for UNC-Greensboro. She has served on the Advisory Council of the American Compensation Association and the boards of several educational and service organizations.