Dr. Carol Ann Sharicz is Senior Research and Teaching Fellow, Doctoral Program, Organizational Leadership at Northeastern University in Boston. Dr. Sharicz also has her own consulting practice, specializing in leadership, team development, coaching, and systems thinking. Her clients span energy, high tech, federal and state governments, health care, education, consumer products, and financial organizations. Her prior work experience includes serving as a senior training instructor for Motorola, Inc. Dr. Sharicz received her Ed.D. in Systems Thinking from Boston University. Dr. Sharicz has many publications to her credit, including a book by Linkage, Inc., The Big Picture: A Systems Thinking Story for Managers, and is a frequent presenter at regional, national, and international conferences. Her international experience includes assignments in Europe, Russia, the Former Soviet Union, Australia, India, and Japan.