Listen, Collaborate, Innovate, And The Jazz Of Leadership

Issue 28

We cover a wide range of topics in this issue of Developing Leaders, but the tone is nicely set by the opening article with Bruce Wiesner of UBC Sauder. Wiesner is a champion of the balanced, hubris-free, diversity-led management approaches he sees his native Canada as being so strong in promoting – and the enduring stability and progress that can come from that.

This awareness of balance is echoed in our short second article from Grant Ackerman of Columbia Business School who riffs on the experiential activities with Jazz musicians that have long had a role to play in Columbia executive education programs – forcing participants to listen, collaborate, and lead in unfamiliar situations.

Key Articles

4 Leadership Lessons from Jazz

Grant Ackerman, Columbia Business School

Power your leadership like a jazz ensemble, using shared leadership, collaboration, and improvisation

Playing the Digital Transformation Game

Joseph Press, Center for Creative Leadersip

Leading digital innovation with design to transform your organization

Encouraging Better Teamwork at Total

Peter Chadwick, CEO IEDP Developing Leaders

emlyon business school’s innovative, 100% online, Smarter Teamwork program for Total


Looking Over the Crest of the Hill A Conversation with Bruce Wiesner, Associate Dean for Executive Education, UBC Sauder School of Business

4 Leadership Lessons from Jazz

The Changing Workplace

Making Connections at the Center of Business A Conversation with Dil Sidhu, Associate Dean for Executive Education at Columbia Business School

Executive Education

Playing the Digital Transformation Game

Accidental Leaders

Leadership Journeys – Reed Hastings

Leadership Research Data Focus

Corporate Practice

Encouraging Better Teamwork emlyon business school and Total S.A.

Creative Leadership at Bertelsmann

Practitioner Insights

Creating a Shared Corporate Culture IESE Business School and Swire

Disruptive Learning and the Changing Face of Fintech An Interview with Nir Vulkan and David Shrier at Saïd Business School, Oxford University

Positioning for the New Season An interview with Terry Hodgetts, Director, Centre for Executive Development, Aston Business School

Exec Ed Up Date

Book Reviews


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