Free, full-day workshop on leadership styles offered at Fairfield University


 

Image: Paul MaloneyPaul Maloney, Ed.D., a Fairfield University assistant professor who has been a senior manager at several international corporations, will lead a free, full-day workshop, "Leadership Styles," on Wednesday, February 22. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Fairfield University's Alumni House.

Today's leaders function in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. Dr. Maloney, an assistant professor of the practice in industrial and organizational psychology, will help participants develop the skills they need to deal effectively with changing situations using different styles. Through discussion, case studies and role play, participants will learn to: explain the difference between management and leadership; specify four key styles of leadership and tell when to use each; develop a vision statement; create an action plan for their own development; and more.

Dr. Maloney teaches in the Applied Psychology program in Fairfield's Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions. His career includes senior management and development positions at NBC, Mobil Oil Corporation, and PepsiCo International, and he has consulted worldwide for American Airlines, Covidien, GE, Schering-Plough, Kodak, Gartner and many other organizations. His specialties include change management, communications, executive feedback and coaching, and presentation skills. He received his doctorate from the University of Virginia.

Dr. Maloney will offer two more workshops - "Interviewing- Candidate Assessment" on Wednesday, March 21 and "Change Management" on Thursday, April 26 - for a fee to be determined.

To register for the February workshop, call Kim Baer at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2140.

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Media Contact: Meredith Guinness, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, mguinness@fairfield.edu

Posted on January 26, 2012

Vol. 44, No. 173