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What’s Happening to J&J?

Johnson & Johnson has been the indisputable leader for decades in corporate reputation, trustworthiness, and effective crisis handling. The company has achieved such acclaim in no small way because of a widely held set of corporate values. J&J has one of the most clearly articulated corporate credos in the world. We believe our first responsibility […]

Critical Leadership

Crisis Leadership In a recent article called “Crisis Leadership” written by Erika James and coauthor Lynn Perry Wooten and published in the European Financial Review, the authors consider the prevalence and cost of business crises. They argue the need for more effective leadership at all levels of organizations and within all industries across the globe. […]

To Pause or Not to Pause

Last week I led a group of students through a week-long intensive class called Crisis Leadership.  It is an elective class for 2nd year MBA students, and the one-week format where we meet all day everyday lends itself to doing some non-traditional activities that are not possible in the standard 90 minute class session.  One […]

3/14/2011 Women Emerging In Leadership, Darden Exec Ed

Erika first launched this powerful Executive Education program dedicated to women in leadership in October 2010. The program is scheduled to repeat March 14-18, 2011.  As you progress through a rigorous week of full-class and small-group discussions, live business cases, experiential exercises, and leadership diagnostics, you will evaluate and fine-tune your skillset, and create an action […]