Positive Leadership

Ann Arbor, MI, 07 Dec - 12 Dec 2014

Program Description

Top-performing companies have certain ingredients of success in common: Positive leadership is one of them.

Research proves that positive approaches to leadership deliver significantly better business results than common, old-fashioned methods that target weakness and deficit. In this five-day program, you'll gain cutting-edge tools to invigorate your leadership style by focusing on what works. You'll learn techniques to leverage your unique leadership strengths and stimulate performance gains in others. You'll come away with powerful tools to increase employee engagement, transform your organization's culture, drive innovation and change, and improve your bottom line.

The faculty of this program won the Academy of Management's 2012 research impact award for translating knowledge into practice.

Program Highlights

• Through examining your leadership style and completing case analyses and team exercises, you'll harness tools used by leaders across the globe to yield top results.

• A case study comes to life through a corporate visit. Engagement during and after class with faculty and peer executives who share your commitment to positive leadership will invigorate your approach to your work and provide insight from across industries.

Applications for Positive Leadership are accepted until 3 weeks before the program start date. This allows the Admissions Committee to review the application, and also allows you to complete the Reflected Best Self Assessment in time for the program start. This critical program component is required for day 1 activities and throughout the program.
 

Quick Tip:

How do you enter the fundamental state of leadership?

Professor Robert Quinn shows you how.

 

 

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$9,950US

Who Should Attend

• Senior leaders seeking to develop creative, committed, and constructive teams

• HR/Management teams addressing organizational opportunities and challenges

• Executives who are leading or going through transformational change

Takeaways & Tools

• Tools for navigating change and responding strategically to crisis

• Tools and techniques to unlock the highest potential within oneself and others

• Methods to develop high-impact relationships and a results-oriented work environment

• A capacity to stimulate exceptional individual and organizational growth

• A step-by-step plan to take on a leadership challenge in your organization with program learnings and realize change immediately upon return to work.

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Faculty

Robert Quinn
  • Margaret Elliott Tracy Collegiate Professor in Business Administration & Professor of Management and Organizations
Wayne Baker
  • Robert P.Thome Professor of Management and Organizations
  • Chair of Management and Organizations
  • Professor of Sociology
  • Professor of Organizational Studies,LSA & Faculty Associate,Institute for Social Research
Kim Cameron
  • William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations
Jane Dutton
  • Robert L. Kahn,Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration and Psychology
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Tuition & Fees

$9,950US

Includes:

• Tuition

• Accommodations in Michigan Ross' first-class, full-service Executive Learning and Conference Center (pending availability)

• Continental breakfasts, lunches, coffee/snack breaks, and selected dinners in our exclusive Executive Dining Room

• Program materials and resources

Fee is payable in advance in US dollars and is subject to change. See our Cancellation, Transfer and Substitution Policy.