About—
PRICE PRITCHETT, PH.D.

Price Pritchett is one of the foremost experts on fast-growth strategies and breakthrough performance. His firm—PRITCHETT, LP—is recognized worldwide for its thought leadership on mergers, corporate culture, change management, and accelerated achievement.

His book, After the Merger:  Managing the Shockwaves—named “One of the 10 Best Business Books of the Year” by Library Journal, was the first ever written on M&A integration and (in its 3rd Edition) stands as the classic text on the topic. He is also the author of the all-time bestseller on mergers, The Employee Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions. Since founding PRITCHETT in 1974, he has authored half a dozen million-sellers on mergers, culture, plus personal and organizational change. With over 14 million of his 30+ books and handbooks sold, many translated into foreign languages, he stands as one of the best-selling business authors in the world.

PRITCHETT’s distinctive “minimum effective dose” (MED) approach is borne out in his books such as—

  • you2
  • The Mars Pathfinder Approach to “Faster-Better-Cheaper”
  • The Quantum Leap Strategy
  • 16x: Real Simple Innovation for 16 Times Better Results
  • Fast Growth
  • Deep Strengths: Getting to the Heart of High Performance
These writings define the behaviors and individual mindset underlying fast growth and innovation.

His firm’s client list stands as a “Who’s Who” of business. Most of the Fortune 1000 companies have used some combination of PRITCHETT’s consulting, training, and publications. His work has been referenced in many of the major business journals and newspapers, plus featured on CNN, CNBC, and other media outlets.

He currently focuses on advising boards of directors and executive teams, as well as speaking and writing. Keynote audiences include executive groups at Honeywell, American Medical Association, GE, Abbott, Xerox, Association for Corporate Growth, John Deere, ABC Radio, Duracell, Texas Health Resources, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, The Conference Board, Mattel, General Motors, Bridgestone, and many others.

Dr. Pritchett holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from West Texas A&M University, plus a Ph.D. in psychology from Texas Tech University. He is past president of the Dallas Psychological Association and currently serves on the board of directors for the Park Cities Historical and Preservation Society. He also is a member of the worldwide 100 Coaches Project launched in 2016 by Marshall Goldsmith (the "World's #1 Executive Coach") to mentor the next generation of executive coaches.