Maurice Yolles is emeritus Professor in Management Systems at Liverpool John Moores University. He is also an adjunct professor at both Ramkhamhaeng University in Thailand, and University of Science and Technology Beijing. He received a Doctor Honoris Causa from University of Economics at the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania. His doctorate, completed more than 3 decades ago, was in Mathematical Social Theory, in particular, the formal dynamics of peace and conflict. He is the lead for the Centre for the Creation of Coherent Change and Knowledge which has been involved in a number of international research and development projects in Europe and Asia, and runs cross cultural international training courses. He has published three research books and more than 200 papers. He also is editor for Journal of Organisational Transformation and Social Change.