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Vol. 03 , No. 06   


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LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Vision, Trust, and Commitment
PETER DRUCKER
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1988 4:00 p.m.

Leadership Effectiveness: A Practitioner's Perspective
HENRY KRAVIS '67
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1988 6:45 p.m.

Leadership Effectiveness: A Scholar's Perspective
WARREN BENNIS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1988 7:30 p.m.

Gender and Leadership Style
ALICE EAGLY
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1988 12:30 p.m.

Harnessing the Organization's Intellectual Energy
FRED FIEDLER
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1988 7:00 p.m.

Nationally renowned entrepreneur and '67 CMC alum Henry Kravis is one of several speakers who will participate in CMC's Leadership Conference in March. The conference inaugurates the leadership studies program on campus, and is sponsored by the James Irvine Foundation, Lorinda de Roulet, and Kravis, who has endowed the Henry R. Kravis Chair in Leadership and Organizational Psychology at CMC. Dr. Martin Chemers, the holder of the Kravis chair, is the organizer of the conference.

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

Noon Lunch
12:30 p.m. Eagly speaks on "Gender and Leadership Style"

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.