Positive Leadership: Introducing People and Companies to Their Best Selves
Join IESE and Michigan Ross for Advanced Leadership Practice and a Unique Networking Opportunity
The speed of change accelerates relentlessly. But, the keys to success in business, and in life remain the same. Join world-renowned leadership researchers, practitioners and professors , Kim Cameron, Robert Quinn and Alberto Ribera as they share the examples of extraordinary success found when leaders unleash their best selves- and the best selves of their teams. With each example, these professors will share at least 1 tip, practice, or perspective that you can apply immediately.
Add to that, you will have the unique opportunity to expand your network of business contacts with Alumni from globally top-ranked IESE Business School /University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
6:45 pm - Registration
7 pm - Session "Positive Leadership: Introducing People and Companies to Their Best Selves"
8:15 pm - Networking and Cocktail
Profs. Kim Cameron and Robert Quinn, University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
Moderator: Prof. Alberto Ribera, IESE
- Alberto Ribera joined IESE in 2003 after a 15-year international career with the World Health Organisation, the European Commission and other multilateral organisations, in charge of projects in Africa, Southeast Asia and especially in the Middle East. From 1999 to 2003, he was General Director of the Euro Arab Management School. <BR> <BR>At IESE he is the academic director of the IESE Coaching Unit and teaches the MBA course "Personality and Leadership", which received the 2009 IESE Award for Excellence. He also teaches the Global Executive MBA course "Managing Oneself"; and executive courses on self-leadership, relationships management and executive coaching. He is the author or co-author of 9 books and more than 30 case-studies. <BR> <BR>He has been invited as visiting professor or guest speaker at universities and business schools of more than 20 different countries and at international conferences like the World Economic Forum. He has taught courses for Enel, Compagnia di San Paolo, Banco di Napoli, Telecom Italia, Saint Gobain, The Arab Contractors, Egypt Telecom, BBVA, Banco de España, Enrst&Young, Hewlett Packard, PricewaterhouseCoopers and other firms.<BR> <BR>He is a board member of the Istituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria (Rome), Harambee Foundation (Nairobi) and other not-for-profit institutions.
Co-founder and the current co-director of the Center for Positive Organizations
Robert E. Quinn holds the Margaret Elliot Tracey Collegiate Professorship at the University of Michigan and serves on the faculty of Management and Organization at the Ross Business School. He is a co-founder and the current co-director of the Center for Positive Organizations, which in 2012 was awarded the Research Center Impact Award by the Academy of Management. This award recognizes researchers or research centers that have made a major impact on real world management practice. Quinn’s research and teaching interests focus on leadership, organizational change and effectiveness. He has published 18 books on these subjects. Recent books include: The Positive Organization: Breaking Free from Conventional Cultures, Constraints and Beliefs; Deep Change Field Guide; Lift: Becoming a Positive Force in Any Situation; and The Best Teacher in You: How to Accelerate Learning and Change Lives. Bob is a fellow of the Academy of Management and of the World Business Academy. He was a co-recipient of the Academy of Management’s 2010 Martin Trail Blazer Award for opening new directions in the field of organization theory. He is also the recipient of the 2011 Marion F. Gislason Award, presented for life-long contributions to the field and practices of leadership. His paper on Positive Leadership was recently selected by the Harvard Business Review as one of the ten all-time classics in self-leadership. Bob is particularly known for his work on the Competing Values Framework, which is used in organizations across the globe. He has forty years of experience in assisting organizations make cultural change.
William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations in the Ross School of Business
His past research on organizational virtuousness, downsizing, effectiveness, corporate quality culture, and the development of leadership excellence has been published in more than 130 academic articles and 15 scholarly books. His current research focuses on virtuousness in and of organizations--such as forgiveness, gratitude, kindness, and compassion--and their relationship to performance. He is one of the co-founders of the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan and has served as Dean at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Associate Dean in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, and department chair and associate dean at the University of Michigan.