Dr. Robert A. Cooke, Ph.D., is CEO and Director of Human Synergistics International and Associate Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Cooke was previously an Associate Research Scientist at the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center (Institute for Social Research) and a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, where he was a National Defense (Title IV) and Commonwealth Edison Fellow.
Dr. Cooke specializes in the development and validation of surveys used for individual, group, and organization development. His surveys include the Organizational Culture Inventory®, Organizational Effectiveness Inventory®, Leadership/Impact®, and Group Styles Inventory™. These instruments have been translated into numerous languages and used throughout the world by consultants and trainers for organizational development and research purposes.
Dr. Cooke’s research has been selected for the Douglas McGregor Memorial Award and his outstanding teaching has been recognized by the UIC MBA Association.