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Introvert/Ambivert/Extrovert Leaders

When: Tuesday, August 15th at. 12 noon
Where: University of Akureyri, room M101
Lecturer: Karl Moore, Ph.D. is associate professor at McGill University and an associate fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford University.

In this interactive talk Dr Karl Moore discusses how we often assume noisy extroverts are the real leaders. Based on his interviews of +300 CEOs and other C-Suite executives he discusses how Introverts and Ambiverts also have considerable strengths that make excellent leaders in today’s business world. With Millennials and in a turbulent business environment the strengths of Introvert and Ambivert Leaders are particularly relevant. Once we have understand the differences of these three types we will look at practical advice on how to be effective as your type and then how to work well with the other two types while remaining authentically who you are.

Karl Moore

After completing his MBA at the University of Southern California and Ph.D. at the Schulich School, York University, Karl worked for eleven years in sales and marketing management positions in the high technology industry with IBM, and Hitachi. Before McGill he taught at Oxford University for five years He has taught extensively in executive education programs including at Oxford, Cambridge, Duke, LBS, RSM, Queen’s, McGill, IIM Bangalore, Renmin (Beijing), and Darden. An active consultant Dr. Moore has worked with Air Canada, BA, Nokia, IBM, Volvo, HP, Motorola, Accenture, Morgan Stanley and other firms.

Dr. Moore's publications include 28 referred journal articles, and 10 books. He has recognized as a world expert on strategy and leadership. He research has received over + 2200 Google scholar citations. For over three years he has blogged for Forbes. In 2014 he started an hour long radio show, on Montreal’s CJAD, The CEO Series where he interviews a CEO for an hour about leadership, their career and strategic issues. He has interviewed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist, John Micklethwait, Geoff Molson, CEO of the Montreal Canadiens, and others. Karl is currently writing a book for Stanford University Press, Introvert/Ambivert/Extrovert Leaders, In this project he is working with Susan Cain’s Quiet Leadership Institute.

The event is free and open to all

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