Consulting. Chuck specializes in corporate, business unit, and marketing strategies that create superior long-term value for shareholders. The strategic issues addressed include: growth strategy, portfolio restructuring, acquisitions, spin-offs, strategic alliance negotiation, branding, commercialization of new products, pricing, management of distribution channels, and development of "solutions" businesses. In addition, he assists clients in build their own capabilities in market sensing, "strategic action" (i.e., a replacement for strategic planning), strategic alliances, marketing, and knowledge management.
Chuck works with clients in a broad variety of manufacturing and service industries, including: building products, consumer products and services, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, health insurance, business services, industrial products, chemicals, and software.
Management Experience. At Booz Allen, Chuck held a variety of both line and staff leadership positions including: Chief Growth Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, leader of the Consumer Products and Retail Practice, Chief Knowledge Officer, founder and leader of the Building Products Practice, Managing Partner of the Cleveland Office, and twice a member of Booz Allen’s Board of Directors.
Recognition. Consulting Magazine selected Chuck as one of the 25 most influential consultants in 2001. He was Co-Chair of the Strategic Management Society, 2000 Annual Meeting, has been cited more than 60 times in the leading global business media and is a frequent speaker at conferences and client offsite meetings. Chuck is the first person that Booz Allen has honored with the title Senior Vice-President Emeritus.
Education. B.A. from Wesleyan University, S.M. in Management from the Sloan School (at MIT), M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester.
A list of non-business publications is available upon request.
- Michael Hitt, Raphael Amit, Charles E. Lucier, and Robert D. Nixon, Creating Value: Winners in the New Business Environment (London: Blackwell, 2002)
- Chuck Lucier and Jan Dyer, "Find the Hurricane’s Eye," Strategy + Business, forthcoming
- Chuck Lucier and Jan Dyer, "What Jack Welch Learned From the Prussian Army," Strategy+Business, Fourth Quarter, 2002
- Chuck Lucier, Jan Dyer, and Gerald Adolph, "Breaking Up is Hard To Do," Strategy+Business, Third Quarter, 2002
- Chuck Lucier, Eric Speigel, and Rob Schuyt, "Why CEOs Fall: The Causes and Consequences of Turnover at the Top," Strategy+Business, Third Quarter, 2002
- Deven Sharma, Chuck Lucier, and Richard Molloy, "Solutions to Symbiosis: Blending With Your Customers," Strategy + Business, Second Quarter, 2002
- Chuck Lucier and David Bellaire, "Three Steps To A Successful Spin," Financial Times, February 20, 2002
- Jan Dyer and Chuck Lucier, "Best Business Books: Knowledge," Strategy + Business, Fourth Quarter, 2001
- Chuck Lucier, "Overlap Your Circles: Maximizing the Three Elements of the Strategy Consulting Business," in Inside the Minds: Leading Consultants (Bedford, MA: Aspatore Books, 2001)
- Jan Dyer and Chuck Lucier, "Forget Your Troubles, Come On, Get Fired," Strategy + Business, Third Quarter, 2001
- Chuck Lucier and Jan Dyer, "The Lake Wobegon Economy," Strategy + Business, First Quarter, 2001
- Paul Branstad and Chuck Lucier, "Zealots Rising: The Case For Practical Visionaries," Strategy + Business, First Quarter, 2001
- Chuck Lucier and Jan Torsilieri, "Can Knowledge Management Deliver Bottom Line Results?" in David Teece and Ikujiro Nonaka (eds.), Managing Industrial Knowledge: Creation, Transfer, and Utilization
- Jan Dyer Torsilieri and Chuck Lucier, "Climbing Up the Value Ladder," Strategy + Business, Fourth Quarter, 2000
- Jan Torsilieri and Chuck Lucier, "Steal This Idea!," Strategy + Business, Third Quarter, 2000
- Jan Torsilieri and Chuck Lucier, "How to Change the World," Strategy + Business, Second Quarter, 2000
- Charles E. Lucier and Janet D. Torsilieri, "The Trillion Dollar Race to 'E,'" Strategy + Business, First Quarter, 2000
- Charles E. Lucier and Janet Torsilieri, "Beyond Slow, Stupid and Expensive: Reintegrating Work to Improve Profitability," Strategy + Business, Fourth Quarter, 1999
- Charles E. Lucier and Janet Torsilieri, "To Win With Innovation, Kill R&D," Strategy & Business, Third Quarter, 1999
- Charles E. Lucier and Janet Torsilieri, "The End of Overhead," Strategy & Business, Second Quarter, 1999
- Charles E. Lucier and Janet Torsilieri, "Why Knowledge Programs Fail: A CEO's Guide to Managing Learning," Strategy & Business, Fourth Quarter, 1997
- Charles E. Lucier, Leslie H. Moeller, and Raymond Held, "10x Value: The Engine Powering Long-Term Shareholder Returns," Strategy & Business, Third Quarter, 1997
- Charles E. Lucier, "The 1995 Financial Times/Booz Allen & Hamilton Global Business Book Awards," Strategy & Business, Third Quarter, 1996
- Charles E. Lucier and Amy Asin, "Towards A New Theory of Growth," Strategy & Business, First Quarter, 1996