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Self Leadership for Heightened Productivity

  Jan 25, 2013

IESE Business School’s Prof. Alberto Ribera will deliver a key session to the SBS Alumni on Tuesday, 12th February 2013. The session dubbed ‘Self Leadership for Heightened Productivity’ will focus on developing a sense of who you are, what you can do, where you are going as well as the ability to influence your communication, emotions and behaviour.

Prof. Ribera whose expertise is managing people will discuss how leaders can master themselves in order to lead others effectively.

For more information on the session, click here.

About Prof. Alberto Ribera

Prof. Alberto Ribera holds a doctorate in Economics, University of Catalunya, a degree in Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona and a specialist in Social and Preventive Medicine (Mental Health), University La Sapienza, Rome. He is an associate Professor in the department of managing people in organizations.

Prof. Ribera joined IESE Business School in 2003 after a 15-year international career working with the World Health Organisation, the Asian Development Bank, and other multilateral organisations. From 1999 to 2003, he was the General Director of the Euro Arab Management School (Granada-Casablanca-Cairo). He has designed and teaches several courses: “Personality and Leadership” and “Leadership, Values and Virtues” at the MBA; “Managing Oneself” at the Global Executive MBA; and the Executive program “Relationships Management”. He has written 30 case-studies and technical notes for these courses, and in 2009 has received the IESE Alumni Award for Excellence.

He is the author or co-author of 9 books and 12 articles. His research is focused on managers’ personality and self-leadership, with an interdisciplinary approach combining neuroscience, psychology and organisational behaviour. He is also interested on cross-cultural management, especially in relation to Arab and Islamic nations. Prof. Ribera has taught seminars and conferences in universities and educational institutions in more than 30 different countries.

He has delivered training programs for Compagnia di San Paolo, Banco di Napoli, Telecom Italia, Ferrovie dello Stato, Enel, Saint Gobain, BASF, Arab Contractors, BBVA, Banco de España, Enrst&Young, Hewlett Packard, Unión Fenosa, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Aga Khan Development Network, and other firms.

Prof. Ribera also has extensive experience in coaching and therapy for executives. He is a board member of the Istituto per la Cooperazione Universitaria (Rome), as well as of other not-for-profit institutions co-operating with developing countries.

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