Gini Graham Scott, Ph.D.
An Expert in Business Relationships
Speaking . Workshops . Seminars . Consulting
GINI GRAHAM SCOTT, Ph.D., J.D., is a nationally known writer, consultant, speaker, and seminar/workshop leader, specializing in work and business relationships and professional and personal development. Her topics include organizational behavior, conflict resolution, creativity, innovation, and problem solving. She is founder and director of Changemakers and Creative Communications & Research. She has taught classes at several colleges, including California State University, East Bay, Notre Dame de Namur University, and the Investigative Career Program in San Francisco.
She has published over 50 books on diverse subjects. Her books on work and business topics, professional development, and success, include:
Scott's books on contemporary social issues and lifestyles include: AMERICAN MURDER (Greenwood 2007), HOMICIDE BY THE RICH AND FAMOUS (Berkley 2006, Greenwood 2005); CAN WE TALK? THE POWER AND INFLUENCE OF TALK SHOWS (Plenum 1996), MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS: THE BATTLE FOR PERSONAL PRIVACY (Plenum 1995), THE CREATIVE TRAVELER (Tudor 1989), and PRIVATE EYES (Paladin 1994, with Sam Brown).
Scott has incorporated the themes in her books into various creative projects, such as songs about work, conflict, ethical dilemmas, lying, and success, and photographs on these themes. Her research project on social issues are featured at www.behaviorresearch.net.
Additionally, Scott has published over two dozen games with major game companies, including Hasbro and Pressman, and has used games in seminars and workshops on workplace issues, such as JOB CITY, GET A JOB!, WHAT'S YOUR ADVICE?, WHAT'S THE VERDICT?, and TRUTH OR LIE? Most recently, Briarpatch introduced 2 of her games at the American Toy Fair in 2007. Because of her books on creativity, she was Nintendo's national spokesperson for Tetris II in 1994.
Scott has received national media exposure for her books (including appearances on Good Morning America, Oprah, Montel Williams, CNN, and the O'Reilly Factor). She hosted a weekly radio talk show, CHANGEMAKERS, featuring interviews with guests on different occupations, businesses, lifestyles, and new technologies and trends, which aired from 1991 to 1993 to 1 million listeners in over 70 countries.
received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California in
Berkeley, a J.D. from the University of San Francisco Law School, and M.A.s
in Anthropology and Mass Communications and Organizational, Consumer, and
Audience Behavior at Cal State East Bay. She is working on an
additional M.A. in Popular Culture and Lifestyles.