Global Leadership - Think, Lead & Act Strategically
As any chess master will tell you, in order to dominate you MUST proceed strategically! To have influence in your firm you must think, lead and act like a chess master. Through identification of ways to incorporate strategic awareness and ethical management into business decision making, you will receive a framework to raise the global awareness in your firm no matter where it is located. You will also discover how to evaluate issues through various lenses, challenge assumptions, envision possibilities and anticipate obstacles so that you can have greater influence in an ever-changing competitive landscape.
• Discuss the definition of strategy as it relates to leadership of law firms
• Identify ways of shifting process thinking into strategic thinking
• Determine key stakeholders
• Evaluate ways you can have greater influence in your firm
Audience: This session would appeal to an international audience who are seasoned law firm leaders, including managing partners and senior administrators, but anyone wanting to learn about this subject could benefit.
Karen MacKay, MBA, CHIC, is President and Founder of Phoenix Inc., and is a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management. With expertise in strategy, leadership and professional talent, she is renowned and respected within the legal community for her knowledge, integrity and flexibility in the face of its ever-changing business priorities. An advisor, speaker, facilitator and writer, MacKay has authored many articles that have been published in the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia and Europe.
(This session was presented at the recent ALA Conference in Toronto.)