We asked Heidi Brooks, who studies organizational behavior and pioneered the course Everyday Leadership, for her advice on how organizations can respond positively to strong opinions and emotions around political issues—both during election season and after the votes have been cast.
Yale SOM leadership expert Heidi Brooks says that many companies have a bias toward taking quick action that is ill-suited to a complex and ambiguous issue. Instead, organizations should reflect on their own culture and power dynamics and create a long-term plan for impact.
Heidi Brooks, an expert on leadership and an avid tennis player, on why we may benefit more from analyzing tennis players than presidential candidates.
In this conversation, MBA student Kelley McKee joins the power pod to discuss the pitfalls and promise of delivering feedback, a time when she received feedback that motivated her, and her view that feedback is relational.
In this conversation, Professors Heidi Brooks and Michael Kraus discuss values in the context of management.
- We asked Yale SOM’s Heidi Brooks, an expert on leadership and a passionate amateur athlete, what business leaders can learn from top athletes.
- What happens if leaders ask for and model a work culture of mutual inspiration and support?