Dr. Tom Muha

Dr. Tom Muha is a Managing Partner of PROPEL Performance, LLC, a consulting group dedicated to helping leaders in medical organizations enhance patient and staff satisfaction. His specialty is delivering research-based organizational consulting and individual coaching for executives and managers in hospital systems seeking to achieve higher levels of success.

Dr. Muha received his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Organizational Development from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1977, and moved to Maryland in 1980. He has studied Strategic Planning at the Harvard Business School and Physician Communication at Yale University.

He founded Chesapeake Associates Corporate Consultants to train corporate executives in Situational Leadership, Relationship Skills, One Minute Management, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Strategic Planning, Balanced Score Card, and Strategy Mapping for Executive Teams. His corporate clients have included Sealy Mattress, The Rouse Company, Whiting-Turner Construction, Mercantile Bank, and many others.

Over the past few years, Dr. Muha has become a leading practitioner of Positive Organizational Psychology, which is the scientific study of individuals and organizations that have achieved the highest levels of success and satisfaction. He designed and conducted research to determine the factors that create a culture of caring for both patients and staff within a highly rated hospital.

Armed with his own research as well as studies of other “great” organizations, emotionally intelligent leaders, and fully engaged employees, Dr. Muha has developed a model of how to deliver world class care by meeting the needs of all of the stakeholders.

With this model in mind, he co-founded PROPEL Performance, LLC to work in partnership with hospital executives, physicians, and nurses to propel their organization from good to great.