Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus
Carl Sloane is the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus at Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration. At Harvard, Professor Sloane's principal focus is on leadership of organizations undergoing significant change, whether it be strategic redirection, rapid expansion or organizational restructuring. He has taught the core MBA courses in Leadership and Organizational Behavior, General Management, and Human Resources Management, as well as the following Executive Education courses: The CEO Transition Workshop, Program for Manager Development, Managing Business Transformation, Leading Professional Services Firms, Age of Options, and Strategic Human Resources Management.
Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Sloane spent thirty years in management consulting, the last twenty with the firm he co-founded, Temple, Barker & Sloane, Inc., and its successor firm, Mercer Management Consulting, where he served as Chairman and Chief Executive. An advisor to industrial and commercial corporations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, Professor Sloane has focused his consulting activities in the areas of corporate strategic development and organizational effectiveness. He also has served as an advisor to the White House, other arms of government, and industry groups on issues involving business-government relations and policy formulation. During the period 1964 to 1968 he served as managing director of the European division of an international consulting firm and advised corporations such as Ciba-Geigy, ITT and Volkswagen.
In addition to teaching and consulting, he has served as a director of the American President Companies, Ltd., Brink's Home Security., Ionics, Inc., Leaseway Transportation Corp., MedSource Technologies, Inc., Moore McCormack Resources, Inc., The Pittston Co., Rayonier Inc., and Sapient Corporation, and on the advisory boards to the Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government and Northwestern University's Transportation Center. He also has served on Harvard University's Committee on University Resources; as Vice Chairman of the Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, a Harvard teaching hospital; and Chairman of the Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel Foundation.
Professor Sloane is an honors graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. He resides with his wife Toby in Highland Beach, Florida. They have three married children and five grandchildren.