Jay Conger (CEO) and Rosie Mackenzie (ConocoPhillips) discussed “Stepping onto the Stage: Preparing Executives as Faculty for Your Executive Education Initiatives.”
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
In this webinar on February 22, Jay Conger discussed recent research on the characteristics of high potentials.
The aim of the book Boardroom Realities by Jay Conger (Jossey-Bass, 2009) is to help you address the governance realities facing boardrooms today and to demonstrate that boardroom leadership and character make the primary difference in the performance of the board.
Jay A. Conger (CEO) and Edward E. Lawler III (CEO) argue that critical to the success of a high performance board is the ability of its directors to share leadership and to work as a dynamic team.
This book (Edited by Jay A. Conger and Ronald E. Riggio, (Jossey-Bass, 2006)) includes contributions from top scholars who outline the best leadership practices for the benefit of the practicing leader.
Jay A. Conger (CEO) and Douglas Ready ask “What do the Bank of America, General Electric, IBM, Luthansa, Pepsico, Pfizer, Royal Dutch Shell, and RBC Financial Group share in common when it comes to leadership development?”
Growing Your Company’s Leaders: How Great Organizations Use Succession Management to Sustain Competitive Advantage
Robert M. Fulmer and Jay A. Conger, (AMACOM, 2004) ask “Why do so many newly minted leaders fail so spectacularly?” Part of the problem is that in many companies, succession planning is little more than creating a list of high-potential employees and the slots they might fill.
Jay A. Conger (CEO) and Robert M. Fulmer ask the question “What could be more vital to a company’s long-term health than the choice and cultivation of its future leaders?”
G. Toegel and J. Conger discuss one of the most popular management development tools in use today, the 360-degree assessment instrument. In recent years, however, its popularity has led to uses beyond its original application for management development.
J. Conger and D. Ready state that in the past couple of years, leadership has become the hottest topic in business. Companies see this hard-to-pin-down ability as essential to organizational success, and they want their executives to learn how to exercise it.
Shared Leadership: Reframing the Hows and Whys of Leadership by Craig L. Pearce and Jay A. Conger brings together the foremost thinkers on the subject and is the first book of its kind to address the conceptual, methodological, and practical issues for shared leadership.
E. Lawler, D. Finegold, G. Benson, and J. Conger discuss how many of the changes that are occurring in the business environment have significant implications for Corporate Boards. Together they are redefining the roles and activities of boards.