Posts Tagged with “leadership”

How to avoid tripping when you manage walking around

August 28th, 2012

In this column for Philanthropy Journal, Prof. Michael A. Roberto offers managers five tips for getting positive results when they practice management by walking around. (Prof. Lynda St. Clair assisted with writing the article.)

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Management Prof. Roberto named a top prof on Twitter

August 22nd, 2012

Leadership, Innovation and Strategy, an online think tank, names Professor Michael A. Roberto (@michaelaroberto) a top professor on Twitter on the topic of leadership.

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Management Prof. Roberto discusses what makes great leaders and great entrepreneurs

July 17th, 2012

Professor of Management Michael A. Roberto discusses entrepreneurship and his use of non-traditional business failures to teach leadership and team dynamics in this Q&A with MO.com.

Bryant professor discusses management and leadership

July 10th, 2012

Michael A. Roberto, professor of management, discusses management, leadership, development of his award-winning leadership simulation program and his philosophy regarding teaching and research in a half-hour interview on "Eye on the Nation."

How to handle your cranky boss

May 28th, 2012

Have a cranky boss? In this article for Metro New York, Michael Roberto, professor of management, suggests finding "someone who has thrived working for this boss and ask them for tips on how to handle this person" or finding "a mentor elsewhere in the organization so that you meet your developmental needs in a different way."

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Maximizing flux when a co-worker leaves

May 27th, 2012

What might an employee do when a co-worker leaves an organization? Will there be opportunities or potential disaster?

In some instances, a departure may mean taking on additional work, so it may be wise to talk to the person who is leaving, get names of the people with whom he or she has been collaborating and, if relevant, "get an introduction before the person leaves so you can build a relationship," Michael Roberto, professor of management, says in Workwise, a column syndicated across newspapers throughout the U.S.

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Lessons from Haiti: Service learning course inspired by “Half the Sky”

April 23rd, 2012

In a course inspired by the book Half the Sky, four Creole-speaking Bryant students and their two professors traveled to Haiti to teach leadership to young Haitian women. Learn more about their work in this video.

Tip on effective leadership from Bryant management professor

April 23rd, 2012

Business strategist Carol Roth includes guidance from Michael A. Roberto, professor of management, in her roundup of tips for effective leadership.

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In managing crises, CEOs must lead the way

February 27th, 2012

In a Providence Business News article about crisis management, Michael A. Roberto, Trustee Professor of Management, outlines some of the steps CEOs need to take.

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Reaching the summit: Bryant management professor’s award-winning simulation uses Everest climb to teach leadership and team dynamics

February 27th, 2012

Learn more about Bryant University Professor Michael A. Roberto, co-creator of the award-winning simulation, and watch Bryant MBA students take on the Everest leadership challenge in this video.

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The high-stakes decisions needed to reach the summit of the world's tallest peak are at the heart of an award-winning interactive teaching tool created by Michael A. Roberto, Trustee Professor of Management in Bryant University's College of Business.

"Leadership and Team Simulation: Everest V2″ draws in part from Roberto's research on the failures of a May 1996 Mt. Everest climb that resulted in five mountaineers' deaths. Co-written with Amy C. Edmondson, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School, the online simulation is a hands-on study in leadership and group dynamics. The players are organized into teams of five climbers: an experienced leader; a physician; a photographer; a marathoner; and an environmentalist.

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