Leadership Journey Director
Paulo Goelzer, Ph.D.
Paulo Goelzer, Ph.D, President and CEO, Retail Learning Institute and IGA Coca-Cola Institute.
Paulo Goelzer has lifelong interest in culture and its impact on performance. As a bicultural and bilingual Scholar-Practitioner, he has been researching the field and leading organization interventions for more than two decades. His doctoral research in the late nineties confirmed the relationship between culture and performance. He co-authored textbook chapters and articles in the field like:
- Corporate Culture and Organizational Effectiveness: Is There A Similar Pattern Around The World? (Advances in Global Leadership, 2003)
- Corporate Culture and Organizational Effectiveness: Is Asia Different from the Rest of the World? (Organizational Dynamics Journal, 2004)
- Pay Perceptions and Their Relationships with Cooperation, Commitment, and Intent to Quit (International Studies of Management & Organization Journal, 2012)
He is a Visiting Scholar in the postdoctoral program at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a visiting professor at the Graduate School of Business at UNISINOS in Brazil. He served as Distinguished Visiting Scholar for the PhD program in Organization Development Program at Benedictine University, and adjunct professor at UNISC, Brazil.
The Institute serves more than 10,000 retail businesses, providing learning solutions, online courses, coaching, culture advancement and leadership development.