HST Chamber of Commerce Switzerland – Czech Republic in cooperation with IMD Alumni Club Czech & Slovak Republic cordially invites you to an Interactive Session with Prof. George Kohlrieser.
Date: Thursday, 23rd February 2023, 18:15 – 21:00
Venue: SAP, Bucharova 2817/11, Entrance B, 158 00, Prague
Psychological Safety in Times of Change and Uncertainty
Presented and moderated by Prof. George Kohlrieser
We are thrilled to welcome to Prague George Kohlrieser, IMD Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour and former hostage negotiator, who will dive together with you into the pertinent matter of Psychological Safety in Times of Change and Uncertainty.
18:15 - 18:30: Registration of the event participants
18:30 - 20:00: Presentation and an interactive session with Prof. Kohlrieser
20:00 - 21:00: Networking and refreshments
HST and IMD Alumni Club members: free of charge
Non-members: CZK 500 (+VAT), invoice will be sent
About prof. George A. Kohlrieser
George Kohlrieser is Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IMD. He is an organizational and clinical psychologist, hostage negotiator, award-winning author, consultant, conference speaker, and media commentator. His research, teaching, and consulting activities focus on high-performance leadership, high-performance teamwork, conflict management, change management, dialogue and negotiation, coaching, stress management, work-life balance, and personal and professional development. In his work, he draws on various scientific disciplines such as attachment theory, brain science, cognitive science, social neuroscience, and performance studies. He is best known for his use of the hostage metaphor as applied to leadership development and his secure base leadership concept and its impact on high performance.
His 2006 best-selling book Hostage at the Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance was named Best Business Book of the year by French business leaders association Dirigeants Commerciaux de France and Best Management Book of the year by German business bookseller Managementbuch.de.
He works with a wide range of organizations on high performance leadership and teamwork, conflict and change management, dialogue, negotiations, and stress management, and has advised Accenture, Amer Sports, Borealis, Cisco, Coca-Cola, HP, Hitachi, IBM, IFC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Mondelez, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, NASA, Navis, Nestlé, Nokia, Pictet, Rio Tinto, Roche, Santander, Swarovski, Sara Lee, Tetra Pak, Toyota, UBS, and many others. For more information, please visit George Kohlrieser (imd.org).