Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld
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Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is senior associate dean, leadership studies, Lester Crown professor of leadership practice, Yale School of Management, as well as president of the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute and author of The Hero’s Farewell and Firing Back. You can follow him at Twitter @JeffSonnenfeld.

Trump’s Leadership Style—Honed as a CEO

As an industry expert who has met the man behind the proverbial curtain, Jeffrey Sonnenfeld is saying we shouldn't be too quick judge.

Mastering the Monarch Succession

From Viacom to Facebook, creative enterprises often struggle with CEO transitions.

When Leaders Return: New Battle Plans for Returning Generals

History tells us that a comeback is possible—if managed judiciously.

Clearing Bull from the Bully Pulpit

Used judiciously, the CEO voice can be a force of change.

A Recipe for CEO and Company Trust

Every leader’s actions strengthen—or diminish—a company’s reservoir of trust.

Securing the Helm

Watch out for these five warning signs that you’re in danger of being thrown overboard.

Managing CEO Succession After the CEO Has Died

Always tricky, leadership transitions get even tougher when a CEO departs the world along with the job.

The Patterns of Parting Patriarchs

The four ways CEOs leave office dictate how succession can be smoothed.
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