Herminia Ibarra is one of the most renowned thought-leaders on leadership. She is the Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School. Prior to joining LBS, she served on the INSEAD and Harvard Business School faculties. She is a judge for the Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network. Thinkers 50 ranked Ibarra #8 among the most influential management thinkers in the world.

In her new book “Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader,” Ibarra argues that you have to act your way into a new type of leadership thinking instead of thinking your way into it.

The HR Observer along with Shane Phillips, Management Consultant at Phillips Group caught up with Herminia Ibarra for this short interview at the 13th HR Summit & Expo in Dubai in November 2017 where she sheds light into her fascinating research on leadership development:

HR Summit & Expo brings together the world’s leading thinkers on HR  and talent management for 3 days of inspiration, learning and networking. Visit www.hrsummitexpo.com for more information.