Judith M. Bardwick, Ph.D., is a highly regarded speaker, consultant, researcher, and writer on psychological aspects of people at work. For more than two decades, she has combined cutting-edge psychological research with practical business applications to optimize organizational performance, change organizational views and values, and help managers achieve financial and personal success. IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Johnson & Johnson, 3M, BellSouth, and National Steel are among her many clients.
Dr. Bardwick is the author of one of the top 25 bestselling business books of the last decade, Danger in the Comfort Zone (AMACOM Books; 1995). Her other books include The Plateauing Trap, In Praise of Good Business, and Psychology of Women. In addition, she has published scores of journal articles, papers, and book chapters on an array of topics. In her latest book, ONE FOOT OUT THE DOOR: How to Combat the Psychological Recession That's Alienating Employees and Hurting American Business (AMACOM Books; October 2007), Dr. Bardwick sheds light on a deeply troubling condition affecting as many as two-thirds of U.S. employees, which she identifies as a "psychological recession." Backed by extensive studies and hard numbers, she reveals how this pervasive sense of job insecurity is taking a serious financial toll on companies nationwide and threatening America's economic future.