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TEDxFlanders - Jamie Anderson - Mahatma Gaga, The Art of Followership

Jamie Anderson is Professor of Strategic Management at Antwerp Management School. Recently named as a "management guru" by the Financial Times, he has also been included on a list of the world's "top 25 management thinkers" by the journal Business Strategy Review.Jamie's research and teaching focuses on the interconnectedness between leadership, strategy and change, and he has advised a range of Fortune 500 firms on approaches to corporate renewal.His articles have appeared in some of the world's leading international journals, including MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, and the Journal of Business Strategy, and his ideas have been quoted in outlets such as Business Week, the Economist, Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. Jamie is an award winning author, and his latest book 'The Fine Art of Success' was published in early 2011.Why would you listen to him?In his talk about 'the Art of Followership', Professor Jamie Anderson will suggest that there can be no leaders without followers in any societal domain, and discuss the behaviors that inspire loyalty, commitment and unity of purpose amongst voters, customers and fans.Central to his presentation will be a provocative comparison of the remarkably similar followership approaches pursued by Mahatma Gandhi, the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India, Steve Jobs of Apple, and the contemporary pop-singer icon Lady Gaga.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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