Michigan State University’s Executive Development Programs hosted Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence June 3–5. The goal of the event was to prepare business professionals for management success through instruction and team-building activities. In addition to world-renowned Broad College management professors like Gerry McNamara and Cynthia Devers, championship coaches such as Tom Izzo and Mark Dantonio spoke to attendees of the three-day conference.
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Quotes from the event:
“Take a leadership role, but respect the capabilities and knowledge of team members,” Dr. Gerry McNamara
“Character is as important as talent,” women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant
“Recruiting top talent pays big dividends to your management team,” Dr. Frederick Morgeson
“To do the job you’ve got to know the job–education is a big part of this,” men’s football coach Mark Dantonio
“Large teams (without proper leadership structure) are bad teams,” Dr. John Hollenbeck
“Great leaders don’t motivate, they inspire,” men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo
“Good managers manage conflict, especially in times of great change,” Dr. Donald Conlon