The Essentials of Effective Management with Dr. Henry Mintzberg

In this episode, Dr. Henry Mintzberg discusses the nuances of effective managerial decision-making, emphasizing the importance of managers being closely connected to the issues at hand and avoiding remote control management. By combining practical experience with analytical skill, Dr. Mintzberg advocates for a balance of art, craft, and science in decision-making.

The Art of Persuasion with Dr. Richard Petty

Join Dr. Timothy A. Judge as he and guest Dr. Richard Petty discuss modern persuasion techniques such as the Elaboration Likelihood Model (ELM), emphasizing the importance of tailoring messages to suit audience preferences and adapting to changes in technology and information consumption habits. Their discussion highlights the significance of understanding audience receptiveness for effective communication and behavior change.

Empowering Teams and Building Trust with Adam Othman at PepsiCo

In this episode, Jen Knox Shanahan delves into the intricacies of servant leadership and managing others with Adam Othman, Sales Associate Zone Leader at PepsiCo. Adam emphasizes the vital role of trust while navigating diverse teams, advocating for values-driven leadership that fosters impactful transformations within organizations.

Shaping Culture and Embracing Innovation with Scott Ray of FedEx

In this insightful episode, join host Dr. Lori Kendall in an engaging conversation with Scott Ray, President of FedEx Ground, as they delve into the intricacies of fostering a corporate entrepreneurial culture. Scott shares his experiences and wisdom, touching on topics such as innovation, organizational growth, and the pivotal role of leadership in steering a large corporation like FedEx Ground through dynamic changes and maintaining a people-first culture.

From Package Handler to President: Scott Ray’s Leadership Journey

Explore the intricacies of leadership with Scott Ray, President of FedEx Ground, in this insightful episode. Join Dr. Lori Kendall as she delves into Scott’s 36-year journey within FedEx, uncovering the essential skills for successful leadership and how interpersonal connections remain crucial, even in the dynamic landscape of today’s multi-generational workforce.

Exploring AI in Education with Chris Phillips at Google

Join Dr. Lori Kendall in an insightful conversation with Chris Phillips, Vice President and General Manager of Geo at Google, exploring the potential and pitfalls of AI in education. Gain valuable insights on responsible AI integration and nurturing critical thinking amidst technological progress.

Cultivating an Entrepreneurial Culture with Chris Phillips at Google

Join Dr. Lori Kendall as she delves into entrepreneurship with Vice President and General Manager of Geo at Google, Chris Phillips, exploring strategies for cultivating an entrepreneurial culture within organizations and driving innovation in today’s dynamic business landscape. Gain insights into fostering entrepreneurial spirit and navigating challenges from one of the industry’s seasoned leaders.

Driving Innovation and Inclusion with Chris Phillips at Google

In this episode of the Leadership Initiative, join Dr. Lori Kendall in a thought-provoking conversation with Chris Phillips, Vice President and General Manager of Geo at Google about the importance of inclusivity, active listening, and fostering diverse teams to drive success. Explore the dynamic intersection of leadership, technology, and diversity as Chris shares invaluable insights gained from over 25 years of experience, from music tech to shaping Google Maps and fostering inclusive teams.