An accomplished public speaker, Douglas Long has featured at conferences in New York, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Toledo, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Bangkok, Auckland, Rotorua, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, and Brisbane
Douglas G Long was born in New Zealand but moved to Australia in 1976. His tertiary education was in New Zealand, Australia, England, and the USA, culminating with a PhD in Organisational Psychology.
For many years he taught in universities in Australia and the USA and he is currently with Australia’s Southern Cross University Graduate College of Management where he supervises candidates studying for their degree of DBA.
Along with this, he has been an active consultant specialising in leadership and change with public and private sector clients throughout Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia. In this role he has facilitated some of the major changes undergone by very large Australian and South East Asian organisations.
He has been involved in community service for most of his life and back in the 1970’s established a community based Social Services operation in a NZ town of 10,000 people. For 16 years he was a member of the St John Ambulance Brigade and, in Melbourne, after he was appointed a Justice of the Peace, he sat on the Bench at two local Magistrates’ Courts for several years. In 1983 he was brought in to coordinate the State Relief Centre operations for the disastrous Ash Wednesday Bush Fires in Victoria.
He is the author of 5 books - the latest "Third Generation Leadership and the Locus of Control: Knowledge Change and Neuroscience" is being released in 2012 by Gower Publishing, UK, as part of their Applied Research Series.
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