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Dr. Terrance Maltbia

MaltbiaDr. Terrence E. Maltbia is a faculty member for the Department of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University, where he is teaching courses in collective intelligences in organizations (i.e., emotional intelligence, social intelligence, and cultural intelligence), qualitative data analysis, strategic learning and leadership. He is also the Director of The Columbia Coaching Certification Program, a strategic partnership between the Corporation Learning Solutions Group at Teachers College and Executive Education The Columbia Business School.

Professional Summary

Dr. Terrence E. Maltbia is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of diverse experience as an external and internal organizational effectiveness consultant, thought leader and educator. Dr. Maltbia came to Teachers College, Columbia University, after two years of running his own consulting practice, Organizational Effectiveness Consulting and Training (Ofx), where he provided research-based solutions to clients in the area of strategy formulation, organization and leadership development and workplace diversity. He currently the Faculty Director for the Columbia Coaching Certification Program and provides coaching and consulting services to both Corporate and University-based Executive Development clients focused on high impact leadership informed by emotional, social, and cultural intelligence.

Terry enjoyed a successful career with Westvaco Corporation (now MeadWestvaco), where he held many posts including Transition Consultant during the merger with Mead Corporation, Vice President Organizational Effectiveness Center of Excellence, Director Corporate Development and Training, Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Group Manager Marketing Personnel Development, Sales Training Manager, Manager College Relations and Corporate Employment, Sales Manager, and Sales Representative. He also spent two years as a Senior Consultant for Rath and Strong, a process improvement firm based in Boston.


B.S. Business, Ohio State University; M.A. Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University; and Doctorate Degree in Adult Learning and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University. Scholarly Interest Strategic Learning, Leadership and Organizational Development, Diversity and Cultural Competence.


  • Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award Recipient, Academy of Human Resources Development, 2001. “The Journey of Becoming a Diversity Practitioner: The Connection Between Experience, Learning and Competence.” Dissertation Committee: Professor Victoria Marsick, Sponsor & Professor Caryn Block. Global Forum Best Symposium Award: Where’s The Reflection in Action Learning? Presenters: Raelin, J. A., Marsick, V., Maltbia, T. E., Yiu, L., Raelin, J. & Mintzberg, H. (2006). Academy of Management, Management Education and Development Division.

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • T. E. Maltbia and V. J. Marsick (2009). Leadership Team Coaching: Reviewing Literature to Inform Practice and Future Research. Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Processing, Washington, DC.

  • T.E. Maltbia and 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.

  • T.E. Maltbia and A. Power (2006). Diversity’s Impact on the Executive Coaching Process. Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Proceedings, Columbia, OH.

  • V.J. Marsick & T. E. Maltbia (2006), Using Structured Conversations to Develop Reflective Practice Skills, The Academy of Management Conference Proceedings, Atlanta, GA.

  • Greer, B. M., Maltbia, T. E. Maltbia, & Scott, C. L. (2006). Supplier Diversity: A missing link in HRD. Human Resource Development Quarterly, Volume 17, Issue 4.
Publications and Links

Use the links below to learn about his recent book, download slides from a recent presentation, and download a paper for an upcoming conference!

New Book!

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A leader's Guide to Leveraging Diversity: Strategic Learning Capabilities for Breakthourough Performance

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