Dr. Seán Ruth is an Organisational Psychologist who was formerly Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Head of the Department of Organisational and Social Studies at the National College of Industrial Relations, Dublin.
Since 1992 he has run his own training and development business specialising in the areas of leadership development, conflict resolution and diversity. He regularly acts as a facilitator to leadership teams as well as working in an executive coaching/support capacity with individual leaders. He has worked with a wide variety of organisations, both in Ireland and internationally, including local authorities, businesses, semi-state bodies, government departments, trade unions, health services, religious and educational bodies.
In addition to his training and development work, he teaches a module on leadership on the MA in Christian Leadership in Education at Marino College, Dublin and a module on conflict resolution for the BA, Masters and Doctoral programmes in the Department of Applied Social Studies at Maynooth University.
His publications include the following:
Leadership and Liberation: A Psychological Approach. London: Routledge, 2006. (Reprinted 2012).
High-Quality Leadership: A Self-Assessment Guide for Individuals and Teams. Dublin: Veritas, 2006.