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Mark A. Clark, Ph.D.

Mark A. Clark, Ph.D. is an advisor/consultant with Factum Global. He has over 30 years of experience in organizational research and action consulting, including leadership development, organizational change process & implementation, strategic planning, team facilitation, workforce analysis, training design, and program development, and many related topics.
Dr. Clark is Associate Professor and Chair at the Kogod School of Business, American University in Washington, DC. His research centers on high performance contexts, investigating the effects of leadership, change, strategic human capital, teams, knowledge networks, and diversity on organizational outcomes.
He published the book Six Paths to Leadership in 2021, and has over 100 scholarly papers in top academic journals and conferences, including Human Resource Management, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Factors, and Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Group Dynamics as well as pat international, national, and regional fora. Dr. Clark earned his master’s degree in Policy & Leadership from Ohio State University and his doctorate in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Dr. Clark’s ability to translate research into practice has led him to consult with a wide range of private and public sector clients, including healthcare institutions, Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial ventures, public sector institutions, and professional sports teams.
Dr. Clark teaches business management courses including Leading Organizational Change, Leadership Styles and Competencies, Strategic Human Capital, Leading High Performance Teams, and Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior at graduate and undergraduate levels. He has held visiting scholar appointments at European universities including Instituto de Empresa SEK in Spain, ISCTE University of Lisbon in Portugal, Erasmus University in the Netherlands, and invited lectures to others including Aalto University in Finland, University of Rennes in France, and University of Amsterdam in Holland.