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Effective leadership involves overcoming resistance to change.  Trust is necessary for bringing about change, and for promoting collaboration in teams, especially in those situations that demand creativity, innovation, and the delivery of intellectual products.  However, working remotely and connecting virtually presents major challenges for developing trust, and therefore, to creating change.

During this webcast, Dr. Harrison will discuss:

  • The 3 types of trust and their importance in the lifecycle of leadership
  • Techniques for enriching trust within your team
  • Developing trust signals, especially in narrow media channels (such as virtual or remote work)

David A. Harrison, Ph.D.

Department of Management,
McCombs School of Business

David A. Harrison is the Charles & Elizabeth Prothro Regents Chair of Business Administration in the Management Department at UT Austin. He has published over 120 articles, book chapters, editorial reviews, papers, and monographs. His main research interests are in leadership and the experience and management of diversity in organizational teams. He teaches leadership classes to the full-time and working professional MBA, as well as diversity and inclusion programs to the undergraduate, graduate, employee, and executive outreach groups at UT. He also consults with many regional, national, and international corporations.