Author Melba J Duncan

Melba J Duncan

Melba J. Duncan is the Founder and President of The Duncan Group Inc. Since 1985, the firm has been advising CEOs and other corporate leaders regarding specialised senior management support resources. The firm operates nationally and internationally, and offers expertise in four practice areas: recruitment, organisational consulting, coaching and “executive-level” training for professional Assistants. She is author of How to Succeed in Business as an Executive Assistant (Macmillan, 1990), The New Executive Assistant: Advice for Succeeding as an Executive or Administrative Assistant, (McGraw-Hill, 1997), and The Idiot’s Guide to African American History (Pearson Education, Inc., 2003). She has also authored numerous articles, including the iconic overview of the Assistant’s role ‘The Case for Executive Assistants’, featured in the Harvard Business Review.