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What Great Leaders Do: Inspiring Commitment and Engagement

Module Details
Audience: New Managers
Duration: 4 hours/One day
Location: Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami


What does it actually take to be an inspirational leader, someone who is capable of garnering the engagement and commitment of subordinates at all levels? Based on research with thousands of employees and leaders, this module will expose you to the characteristics and behaviors of those truly exceptional individuals who have transformed organizations, and in some cases, entire societies. If you think that one must be born to lead, think again. In this module, you will be exposed to what it takes to garner respect and legitimacy from others. Moreover, you will find that each of us has the capability to lead providing he/she has the courage to do so.

Participants will: 


Chet Schriesheim

Professor Chet Schriesheim is a Distinguished Professor of Management in the Miami Herbert Business School, and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He has published over a hundred articles in the area of Leadership and recently received the Distinguished Career Award from the Academy of Management. He has consulting with organizations throughout the United States in areas such as leadership development; survey development

Linda Neider

Linda Neider is Professor and chair on the Management Department at Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami. Her interests are in leadership and organizational effectiveness; transforming organizational cultures; human resource systems, health care management, training and development needs assessment; and survey design, development and analysis

Terri Scandura

Terri A. Scandura is currently a Professor of Management in the Miami Herbert Business School at the University of Miami. Her fields of interest include leadership, mentorship, and applied research methods. She has been a visiting scholar in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, China and the United Arab Emirates. Dr. Scandura has authored or co-authored over two hundred presentations, articles and book chapters. Her research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of International Business Studies, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Industrial Relations, Research in Organizational Behaviorand Research in Personnel and Human Resource Managementand others. Her book, Essentials of Organizational Behavior: An evidence-based approach, 2ndedition is published by SAGE Publications. Dr. Scandura is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, and the Southern Management Association. She is a member of the invitation-only Society of Organizational Behavior (SOB) and the Academy of Management. She is a past-Associate editor for Group & Organization Management, the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Managementand Organizational Research Methods. She currently serves on Editorial Boards for major journals.


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