Richard and Sandi Conniff Leaders in Business Ethics Speaker Series
The Lucas College and Graduate School of Business and SJSU
Center on Ethics in conjunction with the Richard and Sandi
Conniff Leaders in Business Ethics Speaker Series Presents:
Do You Have the Will to Lead?
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Peter Koestenbaum, Ph.D.
Founder and Chairman, Koestenbaum Institute
Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, SJSU
Dr. Koestenbaum taught for 34 years in the Philosophy Department at SJSU and received CSU’s statewide outstanding professor award. Dr. Koestenbaum is the founder and Chairman of the Koestenbaum Institute, headquartered in Stockholm and Los Angeles. Koestenbaum’s Leadership Diamond® is a complete program of leadership awareness. It emphasizes the power of free will, the ubiquitous presence of polarity and paradox, the structure of courage, and the importance of understanding systems and strategy. Companies Dr. Koestenbaum has consulted for include IBM, Ford, Novartis, Citibank, Volvo, Amoco, Xerox, Tenet HealthSystem, Warner Cosmetics, Statoil (Norway), and Sparbanken Gruppen (Sweden).
His books include Leadership: The Inner Side of Greatness (also, in Spanish, Swedish, French), The Heart of Business (also in French), and Freedom and Accountability at Work: Applying Philosophic Insight to the Real World.