Dean of Qualifications & Professor of Practice
Roger Delves is Dean and Professor of Practice at Ashridge. He is a past Director of both the Ashridge MBA and Masters in Management, and currently leads the Personal Impact module on the Ashridge and Hult EMBA programs. He has been involved with Hult as an Adjunct Professor since 2009, and in 2012 was voted MBA Professor of the Year by both MBA and EMBA students of Hult’s London campus. He has taught for Hult in London, New York, San Francisco and Shanghai and for Ashridge in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and much of Europe. His special interests are understanding the roles of authenticity, emotional intelligence, ethics and integrity in leadership and in decision making.
Roger previously worked for the international advertising agency DMB&B where he was a UK Board Director. He then spent several years as Principal Consultant at Ellis Hayward/Academee, a management development consultancy, and six years as a Programme Director within Cranfield’s Centre for Customised Executive Education.
Roger has an MA in English Literature from St Catherine’s College, Oxford and is a Fellow of the RSA. He is qualified in a range of psychometric tools and is the co-author of The Top Fifty Management Dilemmas (Pearson, 2014), and of Branded Britain (Bloomsbury), due to be published in 2017. He is also co-editor of Inspiring Leadership (Bloomsbury), due for publication in late 2016.
1:45 pm - 2:05 pm
How will you lead? Approaches to authenticity in leadership
Theatre: Workforce and Leadership
Leaders make decisions that contribute directly to an organization’s success or failure. So in a VUCA world, what helps leaders make good decisions? A grasp of integrity, access to values and a robust moral or ethical framework would all help. This session will explore business behaviours, selfless values, and employing authenticity when leading.