Professional Organization

How to turn Professionals into Leaders and Role Models

How to turn Professionals into Leaders and Role Models

by: Nita Korsten

Recently I designed a leadership development program for chairs (the most senior professors) of one of world’s highest-ranking universities. I used the McKinsey influencing model[1] to build a program that helps their leaders and managers navigate the organization in new directions. The importance to turn professionals into professional leaders does not only count for universities, but for any expertise-focused organization like hospitals or research centers, and also for consultants, investment bankers, accountants, architects, and lawyers.

For most, the scenario of an organization full of intelligent experts does not ... 

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