This is the first book to examine fully the inner dynamics of executives in top leadership positions.
This empirical examination of the character of leaders covers areas such as personality, values and spirituality, and has been conducted through surveys and in-depth interviews.
The reader is invited to combine the information gleaned from the life stories of the interviewed CEOs with personal reflection as a first step in developing his or her own leadership character.
William Q. Judge is the E.V. Williams Chair of Strategic Leadership and Professor of Strategic Management at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Bill was a U.S. Fulbright scholar to MGIMO University in Moscow in 2001, formerly served as the Director of the EMBA Program at the University of Tennessee, and has served as a board member for a $300 million health system for nine years. During his career, he has earned five different teaching awards and helped to train over 50 strategic management doctoral students. Dr. Judge's primary expertise is in the area of strategic leadership and corporate governance. He has published a popular simulation on "change management" at Harvard Business Publishing, three books, and many top-tier journal articles. Bill currently serves as the Strategic Management Collection Editor for Business Expert Press, and was the former editor of Corporate Governance: An International Review, the premiere scholarly journal in corporate governance.