Dr. Syed Jamal Haider is a professor of practice and an organizational and leadership development consultant with an interdisciplinary background in education, business, and communication. He brings a high degree of practical relevancy into his consulting and teaching practices as a result of his twenty-five years of diverse working experience in the industry and higher education settings. During his fourteen years working at the multinationals – Cargill, Inc., and HSBC Finance Corporation – Dr. Haider worked on myriad projects in leadership and organizational development, including organizational restructuring, team building, process improvement, performance management, employee career development planning, and management and staff development in five different competencies: personal, interpersonal, business, project management and technical. He also served as the director and professor of Leadership and Management Program at University of Saint Mary for five years, and spent four years in South Korea teaching at Endicott College of International Studies and branch campus of George Mason University. Apart from working on many research studies, his research experience also includes conducting focus groups in United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia to assess skill standards to further enhance training and developmental planning practices of multinationals.