Lecture: Strengthening Your Leadership
A growing challenge facing organizations today is the capability to build great leaders and well-led teams throughout the enterprise. Demands for high performance are pressing organizations to become more flexible and fast-acting. This requires a capacity to think strategically, communicate persuasively, and decide decisively. Drawing on challenging times and moments of decision, Michael Useem, PhD identifies what is required to strengthen your leadership and build a team for those moments when your leadership is on the line.
About Michael Useem, PhD
Michael Useem, PhD is the William and Jacalyn Egan Professor of Management and director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. His university teaching includes MBA and executive-MBA courses on management and leadership, and he offers programs on leadership and governance for managers in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. He works on leadership development with many companies and organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors. He is the author of The Leader’s Checklist; The Leadership Moment; Executive Defense, Investor Capitalism, Leading Up,
and The Go Point.
He is also co-author and co-editor of Learning from Catastrophes
; co-author of The India Way
and Leadership Dispatches
; co-author of Go Long: Why Long-Term Thinking Is Your Best Short-Term Strategy
(Wharton Digital Press) and co-author of the forthcoming Catastrophic Risk: How Corporate America Copes with Disruption
(Oxford University Press). Mike is also co-anchor of the weekly program “Leadership in Action
” on SiriusXM Business Radio.