Dr. Marla Gottschalk is an Industrial & Organizational Psychologist who specializes in workplace success strategies and organizational change. Her goal is to blend the disciplines of psychology and business to help 21st century employees and organizations move forward confidently. She is an executive level coach, consultant, avid blogger and speaks to groups concerning her favorite topic: workplace effectiveness.
Currently, she is the Director or Organizational Development at Allied Talent. She is also a charter member of LinkedIn’s Influencer Program with nearly 900,000 followers, and serves as an adviser at MentorCloud, a start-up focusing on knowledge sharing within organizations.
During the course of her career, Dr. Gottschalk has worked with a variety of organizations representing the automotive, hotel, computer, non-profit and airline industries. She has held project roles focusing upon attitude assessment, performance management, customer opinions and organizational development.
A trusted source in the media, Dr. Gottschalk offers a balanced view of workplace topics based in training and experience. She is a quoted expert on a variety of topics including career development, workplace challenges and mentoring — with her work shared at The World Economic Forum’s blog, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Time, The Philly Inquirer, CBS Money Watch, American Express Open Forum and other outlets worldwide.
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Dr. Gottschalk received a Doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University, with a minor in Multivariate Statistics.
She has also earned a B.S. in Psychology from Michigan State University.