Ginger Chih


Ginger Chih (Ph.D., University of Cambridge, Judge Institute of Management Studies) has wide experience in effective global strategic leadership and organization development, change management, organization culture integration, global diversity management, executive coaching, and cross-culture team building. She has worked successfully with a variety of businesses in the USA, China, Japan, and in Europe.

Her previous experience includes management consulting in London, banking in New York, and four years as an in-house consultant for leadership and organizational development for Motorola in Asia. There she guided cross-culture teams with members from USA, Europe, and Asia through a major organization renewal initiative. Her role included assessing and coaching the top management team, and working with expatriate and local leadership to meet the current and future needs of the business.

She has also consulted to a number of global organizations, including: ABN Bank, Tokyo; Reynolds Aluminum, China; Swiss Bank, Tokyo; Tokyo Marine Life Insurance, Tokyo; GlaxoSmithKline, London; Nationwide Building Society, London; Shell, London. Other client work includes workshop facilitation for the Cabinet Office's Developing Top Management Programme.

Ginger teaches cross-culture and global diversity at the faculty for The University of Cambridge, Programme for Industry, and at Duke Corporate Education.

Ginger holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, Judge Institute of Management Studies, where her doctoral dissertation was on the topic of comparing how Japanese and American firms created and managed their cross-cultural workplaces in China. She has an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business and an M.A. in Women's Studies from Sarah Lawrence College. She is co-author of A Place Called Chinese America.