Leading in Ambiguous Times

Dr. Edmondson’s research examines leadership influences on learning, collaboration and innovation.

Edmondson, Amy

To enable the study of human interactions that lead to the creation of successful business enterprises, the Novartis Chair was established at Harvard. Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management.

Having joined Harvard in 1996, Dr. Edmondson’s research examines leadership influences on collaboration, learning, and innovation in teams and organizations.

You’ll learn:

  • That ambiguity means that two things may seem true at the same time; that things aren’t clear.
  • How to recognize ambiguity.
  • That life can be full of muddled, confusing, conflicting situations.
  • Find out how to engage in appropriate actions where we learn the most for our next action.

Amy has published widely in academic journals and management periodicals and is the author of teaching cases on The Cleveland Clinic, Prudential Financial, Simmons Mattress Company, YUM brands, IDEO Product Design, and NASA’s failed Columbia mission.

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