Building a Culture of Distinction
Sheila Margolis, Author

Sheila Margolis helps leaders use culture to drive organizational change. Her expertise is in defining organizational culture, managing change, and increasing employee engagement.

Sheila Margolis

Sheila holds a doctoral degree in Human Resource Development. She has taught part-time in the MBA Program at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Sheila is President of the Workplace Culture Institute. As an organizational culture expert, Sheila is quoted in newspapers and magazines including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In her work, Sheila stimulates insight that informs, inspires, and advances excellence. She is guided by high standards, curiosity, and a devotion to continuous learning.

Author of Books on Organizational Culture and Change

Sheila Margolis is the author of BUILDING A CULTURE OF DISTINCTION-the organizational culture and change management program.

Sheila is author of the Job Seeker Manual. It’s a step-by-step guide to help people find a meaningful and fulfilling workplace by screening for culture fit.

Sheila is also co-author of There Is No Place Like Work: Seven Leadership Insights for Creating a Workplace to Call Home–a business parable on workplace culture.

Sheila Margolis created the principles in these books from her research.  This groundbreaking research earned the 1998 Award for Distinguished Contribution to Human Resource Development Research.

Consultant for Facilitating Culture and Change Initiatives and Improving Employee Engagement

Dr. Sheila Margolis conducts culture initiatives and employee engagement surveys with a variety of organizations. Examples include Philips Healthcare, UPS, Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, American College of Rheumatology, Decision Sciences Institute, US Senate Federal Credit Union, and Cherokee Town and Country Club.

Additionally, Sheila has taught business writing and presentation skills in the GSU Professional MBA program. And she works with companies to align their internal communications strategy with their organizational culture.

Sheila has also designed and delivered employee training programs to build high performance work teams for companies such as General Mills, Allied Signal, Tenneco, and Reliance Electric through the Quick Start Program.

Speaker on Organizational Culture, Change Management, and Employee Engagement

Dr. Sheila Margolis is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and speaks regularly at corporate and professional meetings and conferences such as ASME, ATD, BASF, G&T Continental, City of Atlanta, Total Solutions Plus, Wedding Industry Professionals Association, Wyoming Bureau of Land Management, Northside Hospital, SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition, SHRM Staffing Management Conference, Organizational Development Network Conference, HR Star Conference, ISPI International Performance Improvement Conference, CAMEX-Campus Marketing Expo, Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario Annual Conference and Exposition, PIHRA Annual Conference & Exposition, Southeastern Accounting Show, Georgia Summit, and Annual Women in Business Leadership Forum.

Her speaking topics include defining organizational culture, managing organizational change, increasing employee engagement, recruiting for culture fit, and managing the human side of mergers and acquisitions.