Kim Cameron

Keynote - The Impact of Positive Leadership Practices

Keynote - The Impact of Positive Leadership Practices

This address focuses on positive leadership and the practices that help organizations achieve extraordinarily successful performance.  The objective is to provide attendees with empirically-based, theoretically-grounded, and practical tools and practices that can help guide leaders of organizations and scholars who investigate them.  The presentation will introduce examples of leaders and organizations that have achieved extraordinarily successful performance by implementing positive leadership practices.  Several empirical studies will be summarized which verify the importance of these practices in accounting for extraordinarily positive performance in individual employees as well; as overall organizations.

Kim S. Cameron is William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations in the Ross School of Business and Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at the University of Michigan.  He has served as Dean of the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Associate Dean in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, and Associate Dean and department chair in the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.  He currently serves as a Fellow in the Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University. Dr. Cameron’s past research has been published in more than 130 academic articles and 15 scholarly books. He was recently recognized as among the top 10 scholars in the world whose work in the organizational sciences has been most frequently downloaded from Google.  His degrees are from Brigham Young University and Yale University.  His current research focuses on positive leadership, organizational virtuousness, and positive organizational cultures. He is one of the founders of the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan. He and his wife have seven children.

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