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December 2010  

The Kellogg School's Executive Education newsletter - connecting you with the latest research by our faculty and special topics that focus on issues at the intersection of people and the work they do.



  Executive Briefing  

The Essential (and Often Overlooked) Elements of Leadership

Grappling with the financial issues posed by the recession is a leadership issue on a massive scale. How can such a huge problem possibly be reduced to manageable proportions? Working with complex leadership issues is familiar territory to Harry M. Kraemer, Jr., former Chairman and CEO of the global healthcare firm Baxter International and now a Clinical Professor of Management and Strategy at the Kellogg School. He says a starting point is to apply four important - and often overlooked - principles of leadership.
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  Insight - Kellogg School Research  

Kellogg School of Management faculty offer their latest research in an online digest emphasizing key findings that you can put to work today.

Better Decisions Through Diversity

Based on the Research of Katherine W. Phillips, Katie A. Liljenquist And Margaret A. Neale
While homogenous groups feel more confident in their performance and group interactions, it is the diverse groups that are more successful in completing their tasks.
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Sustainability is a Team Effort
Based on the Research of Sara Soderstrong and Klaus Weber
It isn’t easy going green. Although companies like Bank of America, General Electric, and Hewlett Packard have shown that it is possible to lessen their footprint on the earth without going broke, making sustainability a reality in large corporations remains nontrivial.
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  Program Profile  

The Advanced Executive Program is designed for those who are moving into cross-functional senior management positions or already managing at the interface of a variety of functions. AEP offers you an opportunity to question your fundamental assumptions about leadership, discard outdated notions, gain an appreciation for the latest thinking, and develop insights into your personal management style.

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Career Corner with Professor Ellington-Booth

Question: I’ve read that an important skill for managers is "informal coaching." Can you tell me more about it and how it is different from mentoring?
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Executive Lecture Series
Thursday, January 27, 2011
7:30-9:30 am

Professor Harry Kraemer will discuss
"Values-Based Executive Leadership"


  Upcoming Programs

Advanced Executive Program
February 20 - March 18, 2011

Governing the Family Business
March 6-10, 2011

Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances March 13-16, 2011

Customer Insight Tools
March 13-15, 2011

Strategic Data-Driven Marketing
March 16-18, 2011

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