Smith Business Close-Up
Leadership: Avoiding a Fall from Grace
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, 7:30 p.m.;
Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, 7:30 a.m.
Great leaders can be great role models, but another way to learn about
leadership is through the mistakes of others. Some leaders who rise up the ranks
start believing they are beyond reproach and that, for them, the rules don’t
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s
Robert H. Smith School of Business, Joyce Russell talks about how leaders can
stay ethical and what happens when they slip up.
Dr. Joyce E. A. Russell is the director of the Executive Coaching and Leadership
Development Program at The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of
Business. She is a licensed Industrial and Organizational Psychologist and has
more than 25 years of experience coaching executives and consulting on
leadership, negotiations and career management.
Smith Business Close-Up is co-produced by the Robert H. Smith School
of Business and Maryland Public Television. The television segment focuses on
the latest thinking in business management, and features in-depth interviews
with Smith School faculty and other members of the school’s community of
Where to Watch
Smith Business Close-Up can be seen bi-weekly on Maryland
Public Television's Your Business and Money. The program airs at 7:30
p.m. on Thursdays and is repeated the following Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on public television
stations throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region, including: