Section Navigation

Terrence Earl Maltbia

Professional Background

Educational Background

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

E.ED. Department of Organization and Leadership, Adult Learning and Leadership/AEGIS

Dissertation Title: The Journey of Becoming a Diversity Practitioner: The Connection Between Experience, Learning and Competence, Professor Victoria J. Marsick Committee Chair

Academy of Human Resources Development-s Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award Recipient April, 2002

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York

MA, Workplace Learning and Organization Psychology

Kappa Chapter, Kappa Delta, Pi—International Honor Society in Education        

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

BS, Business Administration

Scholarly Interests

Strategic learning, leadership and organizational development, executive coaching and cultural diversity.

Selected Publications

Peer Review Journals
  T.E.  Maltbia; V. J. Marsick; & R. Ghosh (2014). Executive and Organizational  Coaching: A Review of Insights Drawn from Literature to Inform HRD Practice. Advances  in Developing Human Resources, 16(2), 161-183.
  I.  F. Stein; L.J. Page; & T. E. Maltbia (2014). Coaching Education: Coming of  Age. Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture, 5(2),  7-15.
  B. M. Greer, T. E. Maltbia & C.L. Scott (2006).  “Supplier Diversity: A Missing Link in HRD.” Human Resource Development  Quarterly.

Refereed  Articles Published in Research Conference Proceedings
  L.  P. Mosteo, T. E. Maltbia, & V. J. Marsick (2014). “Coaching for Cultural  Sensitivity: Content Analysis Applying Hofstede’s Framework to a Select Set the  International Coach Federation’s (ICF) Core Competencies.” First International  Columbia Coaching Program Conference Proceeding, New York, NY.
  T.  E. Maltbia, R. Ghosh; Whelehan-Smego, A., & V. Marsick (2013). Contracting  and Execution as Executive Coaching Competencies. Academy of Human Resource  Development Conference Proceeding, Washington, DC.
  T.  E. Maltbia, R. Ghosh & V. Marsick (2012). “Awareness and Communication as  Facultative Executive Coaching Competencies: Reviewing Literature to Inform  Practice and Future Research.”  Academy of Human Resource Development  Conference Proceeding, Denver, CO.
  T.  E. Maltbia, R. Ghosh & V. Marsick (2011). “Trust and Presence as Executive  Coaching Competencies: Reviewing Literature to Inform Practice and Future  Research.”  Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Proceeding,  Schaumburg (Chicago), IL.

Articles  in Practice Journals/Magazines
  T.E.  Maltbia (2014). Crafting Effective Executive Coaching Engagements: An  Open-Systems Theory Approach. Choice Magazine, 12(3), 41-44.
  T.  E. Maltbia (2013). High-Impact Performance Coaching. Choice Magazine, 11(1),  27-32.
  T.  E. Maltbia & D. M. Prior (2011). Cultural Competence in Leadership  Coaching: What Coaches Need to Know? Choice Magazine, 9(3), 22-24.

Books/Book  Chapters
  T. E. Maltbia & A. Power (2009). “A Leader’s Guide  to Leveraging Diversity: Strategic Learning Capabilities for Breakthrough  Performance.” Contract with Butterworth-Heinemann Business Book, part of a new  book series, Frontiers in Learning for Performance.
  J. V. Marsick and T. E. Maltbia (2009).  “The Transformative Potential of Action Learning Conversations: Developing  Critically Reflective Practice Skills. “ In J. Mezirow & E. W. Taylor’s  (Eds.), Transformative Learning in Practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, pp.  160-171.

current projects

Starting the Planning Process for the 2nd International Columbia Coaching Conference scheduled for October 2016  - follow-up to our 1st International Conference held in October 2014, see link below for more information:

Preparing for The 19th Annual Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Conference -- June 18-19, 2015 to be held in New York City @ The Westin Times Square, hosted by The Conference Board. See link below for more information:


Recent Presentations:

The Association of Coach Training Organizations 2015 Annual Conference - May 7 - 9, 2015; Session-- Developing a Culturally Competent Faculty Team: Early Work and Implications for Coaching Competencies:

OD Network NYC Chapter Presentation: Emotional Competence-Implications for OD Practitioners, March 26, 2015:

ICF's Cultural Competence Community of Practice: Coaching Across Cultures, January 14, 2015:

biographical information

Dr. Terrence (Terry) E. Maltbia, Principle, Organizational Effectiveness Consulting and Training (Ofx), with 30 years of diverse experience as an executive, external and internal consultant and sales professional. He works with clients to implement research-based best practices focused on leveraging human capital assets in pursuit of achieving extraordinary results.

Prior to forming Ofx, Terry held several management positions with Westvaco Corporation (now MeadWestvaco) including OD Center of Excellence Leader; Director, Training & Leadership Development; Group Manager, Marketing Personnel Development; Manager, College Relations and Corporate Employment and Field Sales Manager. He began his career in field sales with Westvaco Corporation directly out of college. Terry has also held senior consultants positions with both the Alexander Group and Rath & Strong (process improvement).