Profile picture for user jerrygray
Jerry L. Gray
Dean Emeritus and Senior Scholar
I.H. Asper School of Business - The University of Manitoba

Dr. Jerry Gray is Dean Emeritus and Senior Scholar of the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba where he held the CA Manitoba Endowed Chair in Business Leadership. He has taught management and organizational behavior at the University of Manitoba since 1970, and previously taught at the University of South Carolina and the Glacier Institute of Management in London, England. Dr. Gray was Head of the Department of Business Administration at the University of Manitoba from 1974 to 1982 when he was appointed Associate Dean of the Faculty. He was Dean of the Asper School of Business from 1996 to 2004. In 1979 and 1980 he was Visiting Professor of Management at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Gray is also an honorary Certified General Accountant, an honorary Certified Management Accountant and an honorary Chartered Accountant.

Dr. Gray's publications include articles on organizational design, employee motivation, leadership, and management development. He has also written four books in the areas of organizational behavior and supervision, including The Glacier Project: Concepts and Critiques.

Dr. Gray is a Director of Gendis, Inc., GP Inc., The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba, and CentreVenture, Inc.

As President of J.L. Gray & Associates Ltd., a consulting firm specialising in human resource development, Dr. Gray has consulted with many major corporations in the United States and Canada in the areas of motivation, organisational design, manpower planning, managing change, incentive system design, customer service, and strategic planning.

Degrees and certifications

  • Ph.D.

Contact Info

Major organizations and consulting firms that provide Requisite Organization-based services

A global association of academics, managers, and consultants that focuses on spreading RO implementation practices and encouraging their use
Dr. Gerry Kraines, the firms principal, combines Harry Levinson's leadership frameworks with Elliott Jaques's Requisite Organization. He worked closely with Jaques over many years, has trained more managers in these methods than anyone else in the field, and has developed a comprehensive RO-based software for client firms.
Ron Capelle is unique in his multiple professional certifications, his implementation of RO concepts through well designed organization development methods, and his research documenting the effectiveness of his firm's interventions
Former RO-experienced CEO, Ron Harding, provides coaching to CEOs of start-ups and small and medium-size companies that are exploring their own use of RO concepts.  His role is limited, temporary and coordinated with the RO-based consultant working with the organization
Founded by Gillian Stamp, one of Jaques's colleagues at Brunel, the firm modified Jaques;s work-levels, developed the Career Path Appreciation method, and has grown to several hundred certified assessors in aligned consulting firms world-wide recently expanding to include organization design
Requisite Organization International Institute distributes Elliott Jaques's books, papers, and videos and provides RO-based training to client organizations