NYPEN: Board Leadership Series - Wharton Prof. Michael Useem on Boards that Lead

Invitation Link: http://www.cvent.com/d/xrqx22/4W

The New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN) is pleased to announce the first in a series of events on the role and effective work of private equity boards.

On May 27, Wharton Prof. Michael Useem will present his acclaimed book - Boards That Lead: When to Take Charge, When to Partner, and When to Stay Out of the Way (Harvard Business Review Press, 2014). A tool for current and aspiring directors alike, Professor Useem will share his research and findings on how to be an effective director, supported by real-world examples of transformative leadership as well as cautionary tales of opportunities squandered. A copy of Dr. Useem’s book will be provided to all attendees, and there will be an opportunity for Q&A at the conclusion of his remarks.

About Professor Useem
Dr. Michael Useem is Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  His university teaching includes MBA and executive-MBA courses on management and leadership, and he offers programs on leadership and governance for managers in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.  He works on leadership development with many companies and organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors.  He is the author of The Leader’s Checklist; The Leadership Moment; Executive Defense, Investor Capitalism, Leading Up, and The Go Point.  He is also co-author and co-editor of Learning from Catastrophes, and co-author of The India Way, Boards That Lead, and Leadership Dispatches.  In addition, Mike is co-anchor for a weekly program “Leadership in Action” on SiriusXM Radio Channel 111, Business Radio Powered by Wharton.