Executive Education
Faculty

Jay Conger

CEO Affiliated Research Scientist

Jay Conger is one of the world’s experts on leadership. You will see him quoted in the Wall Street Journal and other business periodicals analyzing people and trends in the executive suite and in the boardroom. He is a senior research scientist at the USC Center for Effective Organizations as well as the Henry Kravis Chaired Professor of Leadership Studies at Claremont McKenna College in Los Angeles. As an executive educator, coach, and program designer, Dr. Conger has coached thousands of leaders and worked with over six hundred organizations in his career. He is the author of fifteen books on topics of leadership. His most recent book published by the Harvard Business Press is the High Potentials Advantage.

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Current Courses:

Identify and build upon your unique strengths to lead with confidence. Make a significant difference in your team, department, and organization.

Programs for Organizations:

Leadership, High Potentials, Influence and Persuasion – Custom Designed Curriculum for Programs for Organizations

Articles & Research:

Conger, J. A., & Kanungo, R. N. (1987). Toward a behavioral theory of charismatic leadership in organizational settingsAcademy of management review12(4), 637-647.

Ready, D. A., Conger, J. A., & Hill, L. A. (2010). Are you a high potentialHarvard business review88(6), 78-84.

Conger, J. A. (1990). The dark side of leadershipOrganizational dynamics19(2), 44-55.

Articles & Research:

Conger, J. A., & Kanungo, R. N. (1987). Toward a behavioral theory of charismatic leadership in organizational settingsAcademy of management review12(4), 637-647.

Articles & Research:

Ready, D. A., Conger, J. A., & Hill, L. A. (2010). Are you a high potentialHarvard business review88(6), 78-84.

Articles & Research:

Conger, J. A. (1990). The dark side of leadershipOrganizational dynamics19(2), 44-55.