Who Should We Follow? A discussion of leadership with Michael Maccoby.
At a time of crisis in leadership, many people worry that our organizations and our world are in deep trouble. We face historic threats and daunting challenges, and we need those with character and competence to bring us together to take on these thorny issues, according to Maccoby. With more than 35 years of experience working with leaders and their followers in business, government, health care and education, Maccoby will advise us on selecting and becoming the leaders we need- Commonwealth Club of California
Michael MacCoby is a globally recognized expert on leadership who for 35 years has advised leaders in businesses, governments, unions and universities. He is president of the Maccoby Group in Washington, D.C. and has a PhD from Harvard University, where he directed the Program on Technology, Public Policy and Human Development from 1978-90.
He graduated from The Mexican Institute of Psychoanalysis where he studied under Erich Fromm and with him wrote Social Character in Mexican Village. He is author of The Gamesman, The Leader, Sweden at the Edge, Why Work? and The Leaders We Need. He is a fellow of the American Psychological and Anthropological Associations and the National Academy of Public Administration. He teaches leadership at the Brookings Institution and Oxford University's Said School of Business.