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Stephen M. Ross School of Business

The Positive Leader: Deep Change and Organizational Transformation

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Jun 16—21
6 days
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
USD 10500
USD 1750 per day
Oct 6—11
6 days
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
USD 10500
USD 1750 per day
Dec 8—13
6 days
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
USD 10500
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Description

Top-performing companies around the globe have come to believe that positive leadership is not only effective – it's essential.

Positive leadership dramatically increases employee engagement, reduces friction during times of stress and change, and drives positive business results.

Michigan Ross is the world's leading home for research on building positive organizations defined by engaged employees, empowered people, and a culture of collaboration and commitment. After more than ten years of research by Ross' Center for Positive Organizations, we have learned how leaders motivate, inspire, and transform their organizations. In this program, you will discover your leadership strengths and learn new strategies and techniques for energizing and engaging employees, driving change and innovation, and delivering value to customers. You'll emerge prepared, confident, and motivated to transform your organization's culture, drive innovation, and radically improve your bottom line.

INDIVIDUAL BENEFITS:

  • Discover your leadership strengths and how to build on these strengths to create value for your team and organization
  • Develop strategies to enhance employee engagement and create a culture of collaboration and commitment
  • Enhance your ability to create, influence, and foster organizational change
  • Build an action plan for deep change in yourself and others

ORGANIZATIONAL BENEFITS:

  • Leaders who have the skill to develop high-impact relationships and a culture of collaboration with commitment to results
  • A step-by-step plan to overcome an organizational challenge and realize positive change immediately upon return to work
  • Increased drive to achieve exceptional individual and organizational performance

THE EXPERIENCE

In this program, you'll engage in an exciting and intense journey toward becoming a transformational leader who can engage employees, inspire people, and build a culture defined by collaboration and commitment. Participants engage in the following program topics through a combination of action-learning experiences, interactive lectures, group discussions, team exercises, case studies, and real business projects.

  • Day 1: Understanding positive leadership; review pre-program assessments
  • Day 2: Positive leadership practices
  • Day 3: Goal setting, authentic leadership, and creating a thriving culture
  • Day 4: Define and leverage your life purpose to drive organizational performance
  • Day 5: Review personal case projects and develop action plans

Who should attend

Senior-level leaders seeking to develop a collaborative and committed organization defined by engaged employees and transformational leaders.

Experts

Research Kim Cameron is William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations in the Ross School of Business and Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education.    His past research on organizational virtuousness, downsizing, effectiveness, corporate quality culture, and th...
Research Gretchen M. Spreitzer's research focuses on employee empowerment and leadership development, particularly within a context of organizational change and decline. Her most recent work is looking at positive deviance and how organizations enable employees to thrive. This work fits within...
Research Robert E. Quinn holds the Margaret Elliot Tracey Collegiate Professorship at the University of Michigan and serves on the faculty of Organization and Management at the Ross Business School. He is one of the co-founders and of the Center for Positive Organizations. Quinn’s research and t...

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