Warren Bennis

Warren Bennis

Warren Bennis regrets that he will be unable to come to Melk for reasons of health. Alan Webber will show the video recording of an interview with him at the Waldzell Meeting.

American, the foremost international leadership expert and consultant to past four U.S. presidents, Founding Chairman of the “Leadership Institute” at the University of Southern California and author of the best-seller Managing People Is Like Herding Cats.

Warren Bennis is a distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California. For the past 50 years he has been considered a top expert in coaching and personal growth for managers. Bennis was a consultant to four very diverse American presidents including John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. His expertise is in great demand by major companies. His books are best-sellers and Managing People is Like Herding Cats brought international renown. The Financial Times named his book Leaders one of the “top 50 business books of all time.” His readers include managers of many international groups and top politicians such as former US Vice President Al Gore. Bennis formulated “the six timeless skills of efficient and excellent leadership quality.” Forbes magazine referred to him as the “Dean of Leadership Gurus.” His scientific work makes an essential contribution towards establishing leadership theory
as an academic discipline.

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