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.

Directing Disruption

by Issue: November / December 2018

Serving a board in the Digital Age is a lot like trying to win a sailing race in rough seas. It requires extreme focus and constant strategy review, says ICD head Rahul Bhardwaj.

Powering Corporate Agility

by Issue: November / December 2018

Want to differentiate your company? In this executive Q&A, Ballard Power CEO Randall MacEwen explains how the required management skill set has changed.

Staying Intact Amid Disruption

by Issue: September/October 2018

Want to raise your game? In this executive Q&A, Intact Financial Corp. CEO Charles Brindamour explains how to envision the future by challenging the status quo—every day

DRIVING DISRUPTION

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Leading General Motors in a market facing unprecedented change, CEO Mary Barra is out to prove storied incumbents can innovate like nimble start-ups.

Why Donald Trump Isn’t Nobel Laureate Material

by , Issue: May/June 2018

In addition to advancing global peace, the Nobel Peace Prize should go to individuals who foster fraternity among nations, not weaken it.

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.

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