Booth alumni and prospective students are cordially invited to a unique Choosing Leadership talk with Professor Linda Ginzel.
Join Professor Linda Ginzel as she introduces her new book, Choosing Leadership. Choosing Leadership debunks common myths about leaders and encourages you to follow a personalized path to decide when to manage and when to lead. Choosing Leadership puts the responsibility for personal growth and professional development in your own hands. It gives you the opportunity to answer tough questions of yourself, process your own life lessons, reflect on your own experiences, and change your future.
7pm-8:15pm Welcome and introduction remarks by Singapore Booth Alumni Club President, Aslam Sardar
Remarks by Linda Ginzel
Dinner Reception and interaction with alumni
8:15pm-9:15pm Workshop By Linda Ginzel (alumni and prospective students)
Hear from Professor Linda Ginzel on Choosing Leadership.
including signed Prof Linda Ginzel Book, Green Pen and Dinner
Linda E. Ginzel (Speaker)
Clinical Professor of Managerial Psychology, Chicago Booth
Linda E. Ginzel has been on the Chicago Booth faculty since 1992. She specializes in negotiation skills, managerial psychology and executive development. Recent interest is focused on what she terms Leadership Capital: the courage, wisdom and capacity to decide when to manage and when to lead. In 2000 President Clinton awarded her a President's Service Award, the nation's highest honor for volunteer service directed at solving critical social problems. She is also the two-time recipient of the James S. Kemper Jr. Grant in Business Ethics.
In addition to her responsibilities at Chicago Booth, Ginzel is the president of Kids In Danger, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children's product safety. She also served as director of the Consumer's Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports. She is a charter member of the Association for Psychological Science, as well as a member of the Academy of Management.
Ginzel received her bachelor's degree with distinction and Summa Cum Laude in psychology from the University of Colorado in 1984. She studied experimental social psychology at Princeton University where she earned a Master's degree in 1986 and a PhD in 1989. While working on her PhD, she also worked as senior consultant in training and development for Mutual of New York's Group Pensions and Operations Center. Ginzel has taught at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. She received the 2011 Faculty Excellence Award, the Inaugural Global Hillel Einhorn Teaching Award in 2013 and was named an Impact Professor by the class of 2014.
Ginzel's book, Choosing Leadership, is available from fall 2018.