GLORIA SCHUCK is a lecturer in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For twenty-four years she has designed, developed, and taught graduate management and leadership courses at the MIT Center for Real Estate, including “Leadership in Real Estate.” While teaching this course, she has supervised student research that has led to the development of more than seventy-five real estate management/organization case studies. Dr. Schuck also served for two years as the Center's director of education. Prior to her involvement with the Center, Dr. Schuck conducted research at the MIT Center for Information Systems Research and was a lecturer at the Sloan School of Management. Before coming to MIT, She was a research associate at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. The Harvard Business School case studies that she wrote are considered landmarks in the field of organizations and information technology. In her consulting work to a wide range of companies in the financial, manufacturing, telecommunications, and retail industries, Dr. Schuck coaches executives to improve their performance and the performance of those reporting to them. She works with executives and executive teams on leadership, authenticity, connecting, performance evaluations, and organizational change and implementation. Dr. Schuck has also consulted with public sector organizations and utility companies to redefine the regulatory relationship. Her research and consulting on organizational change has taken her to twenty countries. Dr. Schuck received Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of Northern Iowa as well as Master's and Doctorate degrees from Harvard University.