Larry Hirschhorn is a founder of the Center for Applied Research (CFAR) a strategy and change consultancy that spun out of the Wharton School. Larry is a career advisor to a number of executives of prominent American organizations and the author of five books including including a landmark analysis of the psychology of organizations, The Workplace Within.
Larry obtained a PhD in economics from MIT and is a founding member and former president of the International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations. He has consulted to executives in the financial sector, and in professional service firms, hospitals and universities. Larry is recognized as the consultants' consultant having conducted seminars on the consultation process in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Israel, Russia and Australia. His article, “The Fall of Howell Raines: A Study in the Moralization of Organizational Life,” was awarded the “best article” prize for Journal of Consulting Psychology, 2007.