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Sydney
Finkelstein

Sydney Finkelstein
Sydney Finkelstein, Ph.D, is the Steven Roth Professor of Management and Director of the Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he teaches courses on Leadership & Strategy.

Dr. Finkelstein has established himself as one of the leading management thought leaders after publishing dozens of articles and 20 books on the topic—including the bestsellers Why Smart Executives Fail and Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent

Superbosses has taken corporate America by storm. Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE, says, “Superbosses gives leaders a playbook to bring out the best in their people.” LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman calls it “a leadership guide for the Networked Age.”

Dr. Finkelstein's insights about high impact leadership cut to the core of effective management issues, and he backs his solutions with hard data. He holds degrees from Concordia University and the London School of Economics, as well as a Ph.D. from Columbia University in strategic management.
As a Ph.D student in the 1980s, I studied corporate proxy statements to research how much senior executives were paid. I pored through these documents to identify the highest earning managers in a company. I usually found the data in an easy-to-read table listing salary, bonus, and stock options.Try doing that today. The simple table is long gone...Full Article »