James D. Hlavacek

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James D. Hlavacek, Ph.D., has over 40 years of global experience as a businessman, strategy consultant, and management educator and is the author of Fat Cats Don't Hunt: Implanting the Right Leadership and Culture To Accelerate Innovation and Organic Growth. He is the past vice president and director of the American Marketing Association. He was chairman of the marketing department at Case Western Reserve University and the Director of the Institute for Executive Education at the Wake Forest University Graduate School of Management.

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