The participants in the conference include: Warren Bennis, the author of Leaders: the Strategy for Taking Charge (1985) and the distinguished professor of business administration at the University of Southern California; Peter Drucker, one of the nation's foremost authorities on management and the Marie Rankin Clarke Professor of Social Science and Business Administration at the Claremont Graduate School; Alice Eagly, a professor of psychology at Purdue University in Indiana and the author of Sex Dfferences in Social Behavior: A Social Role Interpretation (1987); Fred Fiedler, a professor of psychology and organization and management at the University of Washington and an important contributor to current theories of leadership; Kravis, one of the founding partners of Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co., which has leveraged buyouts of Beatrice Companies, Safeway Stores, and Owens-Illinois; and Chemers, who is the author, with Fiedler, of Leadership and Effective Management (1974) and Improving Leadership Effectiveness: The Leader Match Concept (1976).
The schedule for the conference is:
Wednesday, March 2, 1988
3:30 p.m. CMC Pres. Jack Stark welcomes participants, and Chemers introduces program
4:00 p.m. Drucker speaks on "Vision, Trust, and Commitment"
6:45 p.m Kravis speaks on "Leadership Effectiveness: A Practitioner's Perspective"
7:30 p.m. Bennis speaks on "Leadership Effectiveness: A Scholar's Perspective"
Thursday, March 3, 1988
12:30 p.m. Eagly speaks on "Gender and Leadership
5:30 p.m. Reception and dinner
7:00 p.m. Fiedler speaks on "Harnessing the Organization's Intellectual Energy"
Students are encouraged to sign up for the meals on Thursday, March 3, by using the coupons in this issue of The Fortnightly, and to participate in this exciting new program.