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Clint Longenecker

Clint Longenecker
Stranahan Professor of Leadership and Organizational Excellence

Myth: most people are resistant to change. Fact: most people are ambivalent to change and look to leaders to guide their interpretations. Clint Longenecker is an authority on leadership and organizational change and his research has provided interesting insight into the "despicable dozen" traits of bad bosses, with arrogance as the worst, and a top ten list of career survival and success tips for the 21st century, which is led by creating a strong performance track record. He is the author of The Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America's Greatest Game.

Expertise: Organizational change and leadership

Bad bosses

"When people were asked to chronicle their worst boss, they either cited lack of character or competency. When we teach leadership, we now focus on character and competency. The list of bad traits leans very heavily towards character issues."

Study: Traits of bad bosses usually clear
The Blade
April 2012

Organizational change 
"We emphasize the importance of making effective change is leadership and to be serious about change requires a game plan. It's impossible to affect change without good leadership.""We emphasize the importance of making effective change is leadership and to be serious about change requires a game plan. It's impossible to affect change without good leadership."

Authors relate business theory to football
Toledo Free Press
January 2010

boss, leader, organization, business, career, job
Last Updated: 3/23/15