Effectual Leadership: Managing Up

Leave blank unless you have been provided a code.

Learning how to consciously manage up to obtain the best possible results for you, your boss, and the organization you work for is a critical skillset to drive influence and work effectively. But how, exactly, do you do this?

Join us for practical, tactical advice on becoming a key player in any organization, regardless of whether you are an intern or have an office in the C-suite. Hear new as well as tried and true methods for influencing both your bosses and your peers, giving senior leaders reasons to follow your lead. Learn how to read people, build relationships, handle criticism and deal with problematic individuals.


Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten, associate dean of undergraduate programs, University of Michigan
Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten is Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Clinical Professor of Strategy, Management, & Organizations at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. In her role as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs at the Ross School of Business, she is responsible for developing and implementing transformational educational experiences for Ross undergraduate students inside and outside of the classroom through curricular initiatives, academic advising, student life activities, and leadership development.

Dr. Wooten’s current research bridges theory and practice and focuses on positive organizing routines, diversity management practices, and crisis leadership. Through her applied research projects, she has worked with many organizations including Whirlpool, Google, General Motors, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Executive Leadership Institute, Trinity Health, Michigan Department of State, and General Dynamics. Dr. Wooten also serves as Scholar-in-Residence at the Council of Michigan Foundations.


CMF Members: $35.00
Nonmembers: $70.00

Product type: