Mark Kaplan, Managing Partner of The Dagoba Group, joins the Learning Unlocked podcast to discuss how unconscious bias with leadership positions impacts the culture of a company, the qualities that make for a good leader and how leaders can be more inclusive and diverse. He also shares with us how The Dagoba Group started and details the work their consulting practice is doing.
Mark was the CEO of MGK Consulting before becoming a principal for The Dagoba Group, a New England based organization consultancy that specializes in leadership development in the area of diversity and inclusion. He has been consulting since 1986 and has advised organizations in the areas of management development, executive coaching, team building and group dynamics, organizational assessment, and diversity management, assessment and strategy development. Mark has worked with global Fortune 1000 corporations, non-profits and small business organizations. He has worked on five continents, in many environments, and with all levels of management. Mark earned his Masters in HR Development from Villanova and a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Florida. He holds many certifications including Organization and Systems Development from the Gestalt Institute, and Philosophy at Harvard Extension.