Julian Birkinshaw on Becoming a Better Boss
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 from 18:30 to 19:45 (GMT)
Many talented people trip up when they have to move from doing work themselves to managing people and teams.
According to London Business School professor Julian Birkinshaw we face a “knowing-doing” gap as managers. We know from our experience as employees how we want to be managed. The problem is that doing the right things as a manager – and doing them consistently - is hard.
In this webinar, we will review what good management looks like and explore techniques we can all use to be a better boss more of the time. We will cover:
Beyond the problem of what we should be doing is the more fundamental issue of self-control and self-management. We will look at some of the ways we can try and embed good practice in ourselves including:
We will also examine how organisations as a whole can learn these lessons and deal with perverse incentives which encourage dysfunctional management.
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About Professor Julian Birkinshaw
Professor Julian Birkinshaw is a fellow of the British Academy, the Academy of Social Sciences, the Advanced Institute of Management Research (UK), and the Academy of International Business. He is the author of twelve books, including Becoming a Better Boss, Reinventing Management and Giant Steps in Management, and over 80 articles in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, the Harvard Business Review and the Sloan Management Review.
He is regularly quoted in the media (including CNN, the BBC, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Businessweek and The Times). With Gary Hamel, he was co-founder of the Management Innovation Lab, a partnership between academia and business to accelerate the evolution of management.
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