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ATHLETIC CEOs: Leadership in Turbulent Times

Posted: April 9, 2018 at 11:06 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Stanislav Shekshnia, the co-author of the new book ATHLETIC CEOs: Leadership in Turbulent Times joins Enterprise Radio. Stanislav is a professor at INSEAD and senior partner at Ward Howell International. His research concentrates on leadership and governance in emerging markets and organizations.

This episode of Enterprise Radio is working in association with the Author Channel.

Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Stanislav Shekshnia discuss the following:

  1. What are the similarities between athletes and CEOs?
  2. How are athletic leaders more flexible in terms of how they lead?
  3. You write that athletic ceos don’t lead “by the book” and often do things that seem against conventional wisdom.  Can you give some examples?
  4. What are some Athletic CEO practices that small and medium sized businesses can adopt?
  5. How does an athletic mindset help you lead others and build better teams?

Stanislav Shekshnia is Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD. Stanislav Shekshnia directs the Leading from the Chair Programme.

His research concentrates on leadership, leadership development and effective governance at emerging markets and organizations.

Stanislav Shekshnia is a senior partner at Ward Howell talent equity advisory, which has offices in Moscow, Paris, St. Petersburg, Kiev, and Alma-Aty. Stanislav provides advice and personal coaching to business owners, senior executives and executive teams.

Dr. Shekshnia is a Chair of board of directors of Russian Fishery and a board member at NLMK and NIS. He has served as a Chair of SUEK, Vimpelcom-R and a board member of a number of Russian and international companies.

In 1991-2002 Stanislav Shekshnia held positions of CEO, Alfa-Telecom, President and CEO, Millicom International Cellular, Russia and CIS, Chief Operating Officer of VimpelCom, Director of Human Resources, Central and Eastern Europe of Otis Elevator.

Dr. Shekshnia is the author, co-author, or editor of 7 books, including Coaching: How to Manage Free People (2010, 2013, 2015), The New Russian Business Leaders (2004 with M.Kets deVries, K. Korotov, E. Florent-Treacy), Corporate Governance in Russia (2004, edit. with S. Puffer and D. McCarthy).

His articles appeared in such journals as The Academy of Management Executive, the European Management Journal, Harvard Business Review Russia, Harvard Business Review Germany, Journal of West-East Business, Case Research Journal, California Management Review, Compensation and Benefits Review, Journal of Management Inquiry, The International Executive, L’Expansion Management Review, Russian business daily Vedomosty, Expert, Management, Personnel Management, Personnel Mix, Kariera and Kompania magazines.

Website: https://www.insead.edu/faculty-research/faculty/stanislav-shekshnia

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