About the Author
JAMES M. KOUZES lives in Orinda, CA. BARRY Z. POSNER lives in Monte Sereno, CA. Their website can be found at www.leadershipchallenge.com. They are authors of the award-winning and best-selling book, The Leadership Challenge. Jim is the Dean's Executive Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. Barry is Dean of the Leavey School of Business and Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University. Jim and Barry are also authors of A Leader's Legacy, Encouraging the Heart, Credibility, The Leadership Challenge Workshop, and Leadership is Everyone's Business Workshop. Their 360-degree leadership assessment instrument, The Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) and LPI Online (www.lpionline.com) has helped develop the leadership skills of over 3 million people worldwide. Combined, these offering truly make them the most trusted sources on becoming a better leader.
Jo Bell and Renee Harness are partners in Meridian Leadership Center in Indianapolis, IN. As Master Facilitators of The Leadership Challenge Workshop, they focus on engaging the leader within people at all levels through workshops and consultancies.