Ronald E. Riggio is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology at Claremont McKenna College and director of the Kravis Leadership Institute. He has published more than a dozen books and over one hundred articles on leadership, management, and psychology. His latest book, edited with Jay Conger, is The Practice of Leadership: Developing the Next Generation of Leaders (Jossey-Bass, 2007).
Ira Chaleff is the author of The Courageous Follower: Standing Up to and for Our Leaders (Berrett-Koehler), first published in 1995 and updated in a second edition in 2003. This influential book has been translated into several languages and made into an award-winning training video, Courageous Followers, Courageous Leaders: New Relationships for Changing Times. Chaleff is a prominent speaker and trainer on courageous followership. Chaleff is president of Executive Coaching & Consulting Associates (
www.exe-coach.com) and chairman of the Congressional Management Foundation (
www.cmfweb.org), both located in Washington, D.C. In these roles, he works with a wide range of for-profit, nonprofit, public sector, and international organizations. He is adjunct faculty at Georgetown University.
Jean Lipman-Blumen holds the Thornton F. Bradshaw Chair in Public Policy and also serves as professor of organizational behavior at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California. She is director ...