Ian I. Mitroff is credited as being one of the principal founders of the modern field of Crisis Management.
He has a BS, MS, and a PhD in Engineering and the Philosophy of Social Systems Science from UC Berkeley.
He Is Professor Emeritus from the Marshall School of Business and the Annenberg School of Communication at USC.
Currently, he is a Senior Research Affiliate in the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, UC Berkeley.
He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Academy of Management.
He has published 41 books. His most recent are:
Techlash: The Future of the Socially Responsible Tech Organization, Springer, New York, 2020.
The Psychodynamics of Enlightened Leadership; Coping with Chaos, Co-authored with Ralph H. Kilmann, Springer, New York, 2021.
His latest in press is: The Socially Responsible Organization: Lessons from Covid 19, Springer, New York, 2022.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Crisis & Emergency Management
Business & Strategic Planning
Winner of a (1) Choice magazine and (2) The Library Journal award for the best academic books of 2005 (professional)
Winner of a (1) Choice magazine and (2) The Library Journal award for the best academic books of 2005 (Why Some Companies Emerge Stronger and Better From a Crisis, AMACOM)
Best business books of all time by the editors of Soundview Executive Book Summaries (professional)
Managing Crises Before They Happen named one of the 15 best business books of all time by the editors of Soundview Executive Book Summaries