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Rady School of Management

Actionable Leadership: Leadership Styles for Results

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About the course

What really drives the climate of your workplace and how much impact do you have as a leader? There may not be a simple recipe for how to lead, but there is a great deal of knowledge about how leaders impact lives and drive results. Join the class and prepare to put your growing leadership skills into ACTION.

Participants will:

  • Understand the importance of critical soft-skills in today’s workplace, and the special challenges of medical and STEM environments
  • Learn from the growing body of research identifying the power of emotion in our work lives, including Google’s recent results from Project Aristotle
  • Gain clarity and new insights on problems at work with the use of Haidt’s rider and elephant metaphor
  • Learn about what drives workplace climate and the impact a leader has on bottom-line results
  • Explore recent research on leadership to identify the models most helpful in today’s information-driven and collaborative work environments
  • Understand the importance of contextual intelligence in order to recognize what your team needs from you right now
  • Connect your emotional and social intelligence competencies and skills to the flexible and effective use of leadership styles
  • Discover your favored leadership styles
  • Examine and learn from your personal leadership successes and missed opportunities to build your toolbox of leadership skills and styles
  • Build confidence and identify opportunities for growth and development beyond your comfort zone as a leader

Who should attend

This class is designed for new and experienced mid-level managers.

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Mary McKay

Mary A. McKay, ED.D. is a member of the teaching faculty at the Rady School of Management, University of California San Diego where she has built a reputation for high-demand/high-reward student experiences. Her academic interests include leadership, diverse teams, personal ethics, and leader dev...

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