Dr. Flamholtz currently serves as a Professor of Management at the Anderson Graduate School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles. Before joining the faculty at Anderson, Flamholtz taught at Columbia University and the University of Michigan. Flamholtz received a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, where he served on the staff of the Institute for Social Research. His doctoral dissertation was co-winner of the McKinsey Foundation for Management Research Dissertation Award. He received an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and an undergraduate degree in economic and accounting from Hunter College. 

Dr. Flamholtz has authored several books including Growing Pains, Inner Game of Management and Human Resource Management. He also authored a wide array of journal articles. Most of his publications address the question: Why are some organizations successful while others fail? His research led to several frameworks, which analyze the key building blocks of organizational success and the transitions from one stage of development to the next. 

Dr. Flamholtz also has lectured throughout the United States, as well as in Europe, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, the Philippines and the People's Republic of China. He also is a member of the Personnel Roundtable.