Gerard Seijts

Biography:

Gerard Seijts is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour, holds the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Chair in Leadership, and is Executive Director of the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at the Ivey Business School at Western University in London, Ontario. He can be reached at gseijts@ivey.ca.

Winning the Digital Race

by Issue: May / June 2017

Canada can punch above its weight in the digital age. But as tech industry leader Tom Jenkins notes, public policy will need to outpace disruption.

The Rising Price of Bad Leadership

by Issue: September / October 2016

Failing to assess CEO character often costs billions. Just ask stakeholders at Wells Fargo and EpiPen maker Mylan.

CASE LEARNING: Selling Adultery

by , Issue: September / October 2016

The troubles at Ashley Madison’s parent company clearly demonstrate the increased importance of managing reputational risk.

Rogue Learnings

by Issue: July / August 2016

Nick Leeson, the original rogue trader who toppled Barings Bank in 1995, talks about why traders need to develop the character required to admit mistakes.

Why We Should Thank Enron’s Former CFO

by Issue: May / June 2016

Andrew Fastow is doing what he can to make up for his past by helping educate business students about ethical traps in grey-area decision making.

Enron Explained

by Issue: March/April 2016

It is still possible to follow rules and commit fraud, which is why more business leaders should heed lessons former all-star CFO Andrew Fastow learned the hard way.

Being Monica

by Issue: March/April 2016

As “patient zero” of online harassment, Monica Lewinsky has reclaimed her identity and now helps other victims of public shaming fight cyber bullies.

Losing Anthopoulos Is Major League Loss for Blue Jays

by Issue: September / October 2015

The focus on character that Toronto’s outgoing GM put in place did more than make the Jays a class act. It created an outstanding ball club.

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