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Nancy J. Adler becomes first Desautels professor to win prestigious McGill Medal

McGill recently recognized Nancy J. Adler with the Medal of Exceptional Academic Achievement for her prolific contributions to the University, the Desautels Faculty of Management, and the discipline of global leadership for more than 40 years. 

Published: 11 Jun 2021

Taking time to reflect strengthens leadership

Nancy J. Adler, Professor in Organizational Behaviour and S. Bronfman Chair in Management, advocates for journalism as an effective leadership tool that permits ideas to flow and innovation to thrive. Taking 15 minutes out of your day for journaling supports professional growth, with Professor Adler’s preferred form of journaling by hand due to its meditative qualities.

Published: 31 Oct 2019

Professor Nancy J. Adler receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Leadership Association

Nancy J. Adler, Professor in Organizational Behaviour and S. Bronfman Chair in Management, will receive the International Leadership Association (ILA)’s prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in Ottawa later this month.

Published: 7 Oct 2019

How social innovation in universities will bring on a better business model

A recent Huffington Post article talks about how the old credo of “doing well by doing good” is becoming more integral to business, and quotes Desautels Professor Nancy Adler that we can no longer “create financially successful companies and an equitable … sustainable world by simply applying yesterday’s approaches to business.” The piece goes on to describe how the Ashoka U initiative is bringing these next-gen business concepts to colleges

Published: 19 Sep 2017

Prof. Nancy J. Adler among Top 30 Global Gurus for 2016

Professor Nancy J. Adler has been ranked #29 in the Leadership Professionals category in the 2016 Global Gurus Ranking.

Published: 15 Mar 2016

Reflecteren kun je leren. Het maakt je een betere beslisser

De betere leiders denken na voordat ze handelen, maar ze zien en grijpen kansen terwijl anderen (nog) afwachten. Niet iedereen is echter een geboren leider, maar ze moeten het wel elke dag laten zien op de werkvloer. Volgens de Amerikaanse onderzoeker, auteur en kunstenares Nancy Adler ligt de sleutel bij meer reflectie, bij voorkeur met een papieren dagboek. Alleen dan geven we onszelf de tijd om naar onze behoeften te luisteren.

Published: 26 Jan 2016

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.

...Nancy J. Adler is the S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University. She conducts research and consults worldwide on global leadership, cross-cultural management, and arts-inspired leadership practices.

Published: 14 Jan 2016

Nancy Adler among Top 30 Global Gurus for 2015

Professor Nancy J. Adler has been ranked #23 in the leadership professionals category in the 2015 Global Gurus Ranking.

Published: 27 Mar 2015

Emotional Power: Coaching For Leaders Who Dare to Care

I have been interviewing CEO’s for my new book on emotional power. I interview those who are at the top of their game to get advice for my new book and for our new business coaching certification program.

... “Maybe I will find freedom and happiness after I retire.”

Published: 11 Dec 2014

The Creative Approach Strikes a Chord with Students

It started out like any ordinary business school lecture. Jack McCarthy, professor of organisational behaviour at Boston University’s School of Management, talked about the dynamics of high-performing teams using jazz musicians as an example. “In jazz, there are chords and notes but the performance requires improvisation: the musicians play off each other and play off the audience.

Published: 2 Apr 2014

World's Top 30 Leadership Professionals for 2014

Professor Nancy J. Adler has been selected as one of the world's top 30 leadership professionals for 2014 by Global Gurus International. 

Nancy J. Adler 

Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cross-border Business Teams and the Entertainment Arena

More and more companies are abandoning traditional organisational structures and creating cross-border teams of people who live and work thousands of miles apart.

Published: 29 Jan 2014

Réunions marchées : lève-toi, il faut qu’on parle

Deux ans. C’est le nombre d’années d’espérance de vie que nous gagnerions si nous passions moins de trois heures par jour assis, selon une étude américaine publiée en 2012. Selon les auteurs, la position assise prolongée est aussi néfaste pour la santé que le tabagisme ou l’obésité.

Published: 21 Jan 2014

Leadership: An Interview with Nancy J. Adler, PhD

Kristine Marin Kawamura, PhD, Lead Editor and Interviewer and Riane Eisler, JD and Contributing Editor and Interviewer, interview Nancy J. Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management at McGill University.

Read full interview: Cross Cultural Management, 2013

Published: 31 May 2013

Metti un manager al museo

Altro che studenti, turisti o facoltose signore. A far la coda per entrare agli Uffizi o alla Cappella Sistina dovrebbero essere gli industriali. Manager e imprenditori, seduti davanti a Raffaello o a Picasso per prendere familiarità con la strategia più trendy del momento: la bellezza. Se ne parla sulla rivista di economia di Harvard, all "Acadamy of Management”, la Copenaghen Business School ha dedicato al rapporto fra arte e leadership un intero dipartimento.

Published: 26 Apr 2013


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