Graham Ward is Adjunct Professor of Leadership at INSEAD and is the INSEAD Global Leadership Centre Coaching Practice Director for the Transition to General Management (TGM) and LFR (Leading for Results) programmes. He has also worked on many company specific programmes including KPMG, Microsoft, Pfizer, Daimler Chrysler, TNK/BP, HSBC, Ernst and Young and SAP.
He is a member of the coaching faculty for the Management Acceleration Programme (MAP), Advanced Management Programme (AMP), and Executive MBA (EMBA).
Outside of INSEAD, Graham specialises in coaching C-suite executives and consulting around team dysfunctions. Prior to INSEAD he spent 22 years in finance, including 16 years at Goldman Sachs, where he co-led the European Equity business.
Times of change and distrust create challenges and some valuable lessons for leaders.
Dealing with your own or other’s anger takes skill and care and it’s crucial for a healthy workplace.
For many executives walking away can be the hardest part of the job.
When collective emotions gather steam, knee jerk reactions can make a bad situation worse.