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: March 7, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Eric Winston (President, NFL Players Association) on the Thursday, March 7, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Leadership in Action: February 28, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Victor Cho (CEO, Evite) on the Thursday, February 28, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Leadership in Action: February 21, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Jennifer Garcia-Alonso (Director, Global Women@BCG, Boston Consulting Group) on the Thursday, February 21, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Leadership in Action: February 14, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by William Haseltine (William A. Haseltine PhD, ACCESS Health International) on the Thursday, February 14, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Leadership in Action: February 7, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Jane Mosbacher Morris (Founder and CEO, To the Market) on the Thursday, February 7, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Leadership in Action: January 31, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Robert Anderson (Founder, Chief Development Officer, The Leadership Circle) on the Thursday, January 31, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Leadership in Action: January 24, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Rob Nabors (Director of Policy and Government Affairs, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) on the Thursday, January 24, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Leadership in Action: January 17, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Rod Hochman (President & CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health) on the Thursday, January 17, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Leadership in Action: January 10, 2019

Hosts Anne Greenhalgh, Michael Useem, and Jeff Klein are joined by Amy Edmondson (Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School) on the Thursday, January 10, 2019 edition of Leadership in Action.Read More

Air Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Knowledge @Wharton: June 5, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Evelyne Kruger (Project Manager, IMPaCT Community Health Workers), Jill Feldstein (COO, IMPaCT Community Health Workers), Felix Mormann (Associate Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law), Daniel Kammen (Professor of Energy; Founding Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL); Co-Director of the Berkeley Institute of the Environment., University of California, Berkeley), Amy Sepinwall (Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics), Tobias Barrington Wolff (Law Professor, University of Pennsylvania), Howard Kunreuther (James G. Dinan Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy; Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions; Co-Director, Risk Management and Decision Processes Center; Co-Author of “Mastering Catastrophic Risk”, The Wharton School), Michael Useem, and Eric Orts (Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management; Director, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership, Wharton) on the Tuesday, June 5, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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