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A New Model of Integrity


Could there be a 300% rise in productivity just lying around (and without increasing costs)?

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Do Your Promises Matter?


View Dr. Michael C. Jensen’s Commencement Speech at Georgetown University.

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A New Science of Leadership


Read the introductory chapter of the book “The Handbook for Teaching Leadership: Knowing, Doing, and Being”.

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Create the Foundation for a Great Life


Discover the four ways of being that create the foundation of a great personal life, great leadership and a great organization.

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Being A Leader And The Effective Exercise Of Leadership:

An Ontological/Phenomenological Model

The Work

Explore the body of work of the Being A Leader And The Effective Exercise Of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model course; in the library of articles, videos, academic papers, and background on the authors and instructors of the course. Read more

The Being A Leader course is a world-renowned graduate level leadership program created by colleagues Werner Erhard,  Michael C. Jensen, Steve Zaffron, Kari L. Granger, and Jeri Echeverria. Learn more about the author/instructor group.

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“… I had all of the characteristics that someone would point to and say was leadership. I had the title, money, employees, and business authority but I did not feel like I was really exercising leadership. That is, I wasn’t actually creating anything new.”

“Out of my participation in the course, I decided it was time to go create another company.”

Sean Behr

CEO/Founder, Zirx.com

Putting Integrity into Finance: A Purely Positive Approach

The seemingly never ending scandals in the world of finance with their damaging effects on value and human welfare argue strongly for an addition to the current paradigm of financial economics. We summarize here our new theory of integrity that reveals integrity as a purely positive phenomenon with no normative aspects whatsoever. Adding integrity as a positive phenomenon to the paradigm of financial economics provides actionable access (rather than mere explanation with no access) to the source of the behavior that has resulted in those damaging effects on value and human welfare, thereby significantly reducing that behavior.

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Creating Leaders: An Ontological / Phenomenological Model

How does one teach leadership in a way that not only informs [students] about leadership but also transforms them into actually being leaders?” That is the question asked by the editors in the introductory chapter of the book “The Handbook for Teaching Leadership: Knowing, Doing, and Being”. In this paper (which appears as Chapter 16 in that book) the authors define a new approach to creating leaders; an approach that focuses on the being of being a leader and the actions of the effective exercise of leadership.

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