A native of the Sudetenland, formerly Austria, he received his BS from the
University of Nevada and earned both an MBA (with high distinction) and a DBA
(as a Ford Foundation Fellow) at the Harvard Business School. Dr. Helfert writes
and lectures extensively in his field, and his books and articles have been published
in the United States and abroad. His first literary work, Valley of the
Shadow, a factual historical novel about his experiences in central Europe at the
end of World War II, was published recently.......