Join the prolific research Professor, Dr Vishal K Gupta as he talks about the gap between leadership theory and practice. Also, he speaks about how leadership across the world is similar, yet different!
As part of the Leadership Conversations, the Ashank Desai Centre for Leadership and Organisational Development (ADCLOD) announces a guest lecture titled ‘Leadership: Theory, Practice, and the Messy Reality in the Real World’. Join Professor Vishal Gupta & Professor Chitra Singla of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad with Dr Vishal K Gupta as he throws light on the gap between leadership theory and practice. Additionally, they discuss about how leadership across the world is similar, yet different. Attend this galvanized talk to find out more.
Vishal K Gupta is Professor at The University of Alabama. He has published about 100 research articles and book chapters, including in many prestigious journals, such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and Journal of Business Venturing, among others, receiving multiple awards and honours. His book ‘Great Minds in Entrepreneurship Research’ discusses the contributions of the winners of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research over the 1996-2020 time-period. His work is regularly discussed in national and international publications, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Business Insider, Forbes, and Fortune. He has taught at several leading institutions worldwide, such as Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance and Indian Institute of Management, among others. He grew up in a family business, where he received his practical training in entrepreneurship and management before making his way to a PhD from University of Missouri. He is also the author of the text Small Business: Creating Value Through Entrepreneurship with Wiley.