• About the Author: Sue Ashford

    Sue Ashford is Associate Dean for Leadership Programming and Executive MBA Program and the Michael & Susan Jandernoa Professor of Management and Organizations at the at the University of Michigan …

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31 Aug. 2017 | Comments (0)
Good Leaders Are Good Learners
Although organizations spend more than $24 billion annually on leadership development, many leaders who have attended leadership programs struggle to implement what they’ve learned. It’s not because the programs are bad but because leadership is best learned from experience.

20 Feb. 2015 | Comments (0)
Your Boss Won’t Say Yes If Emotions Are Running High
In our research on how middle managers sell their ideas up the chain of command, we’ve found that those who do so most successfully are the ones who manage emotions on both sides. Drawing on the experiences of the “issue sellers” we’ve studied, we’ve gleaned these guidelines.

26 Dec. 2011 | Comments (0)
Five Steps to Addressing the Leadership Talent Shortage
Nearly 60% of companies are facing leadership talent shortages that are impeding their performance.