About the Contributors – HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership, Vol. 2 (with bonus article "The Focused Leader" By Daniel Goleman)

About the Contributors

DEBORAH ANCONA is the Seley Distinguished Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the founder of the MIT Leadership Center.

ELAINE BACKMAN is a research affiliate at the MIT Leadership Center.

TIZIANA CASCIARO is a professor of organizational behavior at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

AMY C. EDMONDSON is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School and author of The Fearless Organization (Wiley, 2019).

SYDNEY FINKELSTEIN is the Steven Roth Professor of Management and the faculty director of the Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. His latest book is Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

DANIEL GOLEMAN, a codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, is the author of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence (HarperCollins, 2013).

BORIS GROYSBERG is a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. He is the coauthor (with Michael Slind) of Talk, Inc: How Trusted Leaders Use Conversations to Power Their Organizations (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012).

MORTEN T. HANSEN (mortenhansen@berkeley.edu) is a management professor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Information, and at INSEAD. He is the author of Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results (Harvard Business Review Press, 2009).

SAMANTHA HOWLAND, a senior managing partner at Decision Strategies International, leads its Executive and Leadership Development Practice.

HERMINIA IBARRA is the Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning and a professor of organizational behavior at INSEAD. She is the author of Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader (Harvard Business Review Press, 2015).

KATE ISAACS is a research affiliate at the MIT Leadership Center and a partner at Dialogos Generative Capital.

SUJIN JANG is an assistant professor of organizational behavior at INSEAD.

STEVE KRUPP is the CEO of Decision Strategies International.

MARIANNE W. LEWIS is the dean of Cass Business School at City University London.

NITIN NOHRIA is the dean of Harvard Business School.

MICHAEL E. PORTER is a University Professor at Harvard, based at Harvard Business School.

PAUL J.H. SCHOEMAKER is the founder and executive chairman of Decision Strategies International (DSI) and the research director of the Mack Center for Technological Innovation at the Wharton School.

MICHAEL SLIND is a writer, editor, and communication consultant. He is the coauthor (with Boris Groysberg) of Talk, Inc: How Trusted Leaders Use Conversations to Power Their Organizations (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012).

WENDY K. SMITH is an associate professor at the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics.

MICHAEL L. TUSHMAN is the Paul R. Lawrence MBA Class of 1942 Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He and Wendy K. Smith have made paid presentations to W.L. Gore & Associates.

MICHAEL D. WATKINS is the chairman of Genesis Advisers, a professor at IMD, and the author of The First 90 Days, Updated and Expanded (Harvard Business Review Press, 2013).