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May 2013, Be Inkandescent magazine In this article, Oxford University’s David Pendleton is at Webster University to share his insights into All You Need to Know About Leadership.
We asked him: What are your strengths and weaknesses as a leader?
He said: “I’m no good at planning and organizing. And I’m here today for our interview with my colleague Sean Coleman from Webster University. The good news is that he’s very, very good at planning and organizing. So together, we can be dangerous. But on my own, I’m a bit of a damp squib when it comes to organizing things.”
David Pendleton is an Associate Fellow at Saïd Business School and of Green Templeton College, Oxford. A Charterd Psychologist, he specialises in leadership, assessing and coaching senior executives and developing their abilities to lead change and create high performance cultures.
He co-directs the Oxford High Performance Leadership Programme with Tim Morris, and has made a major contribution to the Oxford Adavanced Management and Leadership, Programme, including a session on leadership and personality and how—through psychometrics—to assess the potential helping and hindering personality characteristics for leadership.
His most recent book, written with Professor Adrian Furham of UCl, “Leadership: All You Need To Know,” which was published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan. It highlights the key role played by teams in complementing leaders’ capabilities.
That’s what we talked to the professor about when he was a visiting professor at the George Herbert Walker School of Business Webster University in Washington, DC in March 21, 2013.
Don’t miss this podcast with Pendleton.
Sean J. Coleman, J.D., Regional Director, Webster University “Hope Katz Gibbs is a powerful voice for all people, both men and women, on the value of inclusiveness in building relationships in today’s modern business world. She teaches inclusiveness, but more importantly she practices it. We hope to bring her back to Webster for many more speaking engagements.”
Gybrilla Blakes, PhD, Bolling Air Force Base “In our lively panel discussion on The Woman Manager, Hope Gibbs’ insight on what is paramount for women in today’s global workforce was instrumental in the success of our panel, and was well received by the audience of Webster University’s graduate students. We’ll look forward to bringing her back again for future speaking events.”
Hope Katz Gibbs was proud to speak on the “The Woman Manager” panel at Webster University’s DC Campus on September 5, 2012, 5:30 pm at Bolling Air Force Base.
The Woman Manager is a course where Webster University students examine the role of women in modern industrial society. Emphasis is placed on the particular difficulty women experience in assuming managerial roles in a predominantly male enterprise. Course content focuses on the managerial tools women managers may use to control their organizations.