Join the distinguished Emeritus Professor of Leadership, University of Exeter, Jonathan Gosling as he talks about how to identify several different pleasures of power which appeal to different leaders. Also, he discusses that managing people is much easier if one can identify the pleasures they seek in their positions of power!
As part of the Leadership Conversations, the Ashank Desai Centre for Leadership and Organisational Development (ADCLOD) announces a guest lecture titled ‘The pleasures of power: a leader's guide’. Join Professor Vishal Gupta & Professor Promila Agarwal of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad as they speak with Professor Jonathan Gosling about how to identify several different pleasures of power which appeal to different leaders Additionally, they discuss that managing people is much easier if one can identify the pleasures, they seek in their positions of power. Attend this electrifying talk to find out more.
Jonathan Gosling is Emeritus Professor of Leadership at Exeter University in the UK, and a visiting scholar at other universities including Bled, McGill, Monash, Renmin and UWE. He has taught and researched leadership for over 30 years and is now an independent academic and consultant at Pelumbra.com. Current projects include with the Forward Institute promoting responsible leadership in government, NGOs and business; supporting the front-line leadership of HIV and malaria control programs in southern Africa; and running a ‘collaborative mindset’ module for McGill. He represented UK Universities at the Rio+20 UN Sustainability summit and contributes to the ‘greening’ of management education, e.g. as co-author of the text book Sustainable Business: a one planet approach and co-founder of One Planet Education Networks (OPEN). He worked many years as a community mediator, co-founded Coachingourselves.com and received the ILA’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ in 2021. He is a keen sailor and family man.