Michael Useem

Professor Michael Useem is the Director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at the Wharton School. He teaches MBA and executive-MBA courses on leadership and change management, and offers programs on leadership, teamwork, governance, and decision making for managers in the U.S., Asia, Europe, and Latin America. He has presented programs and seminars on leadership and change with numerous companies and organizations including: American Express, Coca-Cola, Estee Lauder Companies, National Football League, and U.S. Department of Justice. Useem is the author or co-author of several books, including Boards That Lead and The Leader’s Checklist.

Past Appearances

Leadership in Action: October 10, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Robert Greifeld (Co-Founder of Cornerstone Investment; Chairman, Virtu Financial) on the Thursday, October 10, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Leadership in Action: September 19, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Matt Stevens (Chief Executive Officer, The Honor Foundation) on the Thursday, September 19, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Leadership in Action: September 5, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by David Fajgenbaum MD (Co-Founder & Executive Director, Author, Castleman Disease Collaborative Network, Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action) on the Thursday, September 5, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, September 5, 2019

Leadership in Action: August 29, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh and Michael Useem are joined by Jonathan Rosenberg (Former Senior Vice President of Google; Advisor, Alphabet) and Alan Eagle (Director of Executive Communications, Google) on the Thursday, August 29, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019

Leadership in Action: August 22, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Bill Schaninger (Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company) on the Thursday, August 22, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019

Leadership in Action: July 18, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Erik Rind (CEO, Imagine BC) on the Thursday, July 18, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Leadership in Action: July 11, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Benito Cachinero-Sanchez (Senior Advisor, Egon Zehnder) on the Thursday, July 11, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Leadership in Action: June 20, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Karla Starr (Author, Penguin) on the Thursday, June 20, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Leadership in Action: June 6, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by John Rossman (Author, Rossman Partners) on the Thursday, June 6, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Leadership in Action: May 9, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Mark Bertolini (Former Chairman & CEO of Aetna, Author, N/A) on the Thursday, May 9, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019

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On Wharton Business Radio

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Hosts Michael Useem and Jeff Klein are joined by Charles Jacoby (Retired Four-Star Army General; Author of “AGILITY”) on the Thursday, October 17, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.

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