Margarita Mayo is Professor of Leadership at IE Business School in Madrid and a Visiting Professor at ESMT – the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin.
She is a Fulbright Alumni of Harvard University and has taught at some of the world’s leading business schools. She was previously Professor of International Management at the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada, and a Visiting Professor at Lancaster University Management School in the UK and Concordia University in Canada.
Margarita has spent the last 20 years researching the emergence and development of new approaches to leadership. Her upcoming book is the distillation of her practical insights into the phenomena of authentic leadership. Drawing on a host of examples – from executives of multinational to start up founders, she explains the dilemma of how authentic leaders reinvent themselves and still stay true.
Margarita’s Articles on the Thinkers50 Blog
- Why CEOs Should Watch "12 Angry Men"
The VP of finance at a large European bank told me that, once, the night before a very important meeting, […]
- Hot Milk: The Longwarry Story
Every company has a story. Some demand repetition more than others. Some are the guiding light behind a company’s evolution […]
- My First Triathlon: What Playing on Your Weaknesses Can Teach You
Physical activity has simply never been my strength. Developing a career in the academic world, had me studying, speaking and […]
- Millennials Wisdom: Early Career Leadership Lessons
As part of my course on Leading People for the Master in Management (MiM) program at @IEBusiness, I ask my […]
- Clinton vs Trump – Competence over Charisma and Vice versa
Who won the first US presidential debate? Both candidates were expected to play to their individual strengths – charisma for […]