Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones
Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones are Europe's leading experts on organisational culture, leadership and change.
They are past winners of the prestigious McKinsey Award for the best article in the Harvard Business Review, entitled, "Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?" The huge interest the article generated led to a five-year journey exploring authentic leadership. Their book is the culmination of that research.
Why Should Anyone Be Led By You? is published by Harvard Business School Press (2006) ISBN number (1-57851-971-3).
Rob Goffee is professor of organisational behaviour at London Business School, where he teaches on the world renowned Senior Executive Programme. His research has covered entrepreneurship, business formation and growth, and managerial careers.
He has published seven books including Entrepreneurship in Europe; Women in Charge; Reluctant Managers; Corporate Realities and The Character of a Corporation (1998) written with Gareth Jones.
An internationally respected teacher and facilitator, Rob was the Faculty Director for Executive Education at London Business School. He has taught executives from some of the world's leading companies, including Unilever, Nestlé, and Sonae. He also consults to the boards of a number of FTSE 100 companies.
Gareth Jones is a Fellow of the Centre for Management Development at London Business School and a visiting professor at INSEAD, Fontainebleau and IE Business School (Instituto de Empresa) in Madrid.
In a career that has spanned both the academic and business worlds, Gareth was director of human resources and internal communications at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC); and at Polygram, then the world's largest recorded music company, he was senior vice president for global human resources.
Gareth is one of Europe's leading speakers and consultants in businesses where creativity is critical to success. This includes science based businesses like pharmaceuticals, professional services firms and media companies.
Rob and Gareth are the founding partners of Creative Management Associates (CMA), a consultancy focused on organisations where creativity is a source of competitive strength.
If you are interested in booking Rob and Gareth as speakers, using their consulting experience or have a general enquiry, please contact us.
Rob and Gareth have collaborated with BlessingWhite over the years and are now delighted to be working together closely on developing Why Should Anyone Be Led by You? into a world-class leadership development experience.