Leadership

Culture, collaboration, honest feedback, and communication strategies in the virtual office

November 25, 2020

Culture, collaboration, honest feedback, and communication strategies in the virtual office

Amy Gallo & Dr. Sigal Barsade

Author, Speaker, and Coach & Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor of Management, Wharton School of Business

Watch this special Walker Webcast with Wharton Professor Sigal Barsade and Harvard Business Review Editor Amy Gallo.

Looking for some tips on disappointment and anxiety management, conflict resolution, and navigating the virtual world? On the latest Walker Webcast, Walker & Dunlop's CEO, Willy Walker, spoke with Wharton Professor Sigal Barsade and Harvard Business Review Editor Amy Gallo about emotional contagion, loneliness, conflict resolution, how to keep connections strong in a virtual environment, and more.

A bit about each speaker:

Willy Walker
Willy Walker

Willy Walker is chairman and chief executive officer of Walker & Dunlop. Under Mr. Walker’s leadership, Walker & Dunlop has grown from a small, family-owned business to become one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the United States. Walker & Dunlop is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and in its first seven years as a public company has seen its shares appreciate 547%.

Amy Gallo

Amy Gallo is the author of the HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict, co-host of the Women at Work podcast, and a contributing editor at Harvard Business Review, where she writes about workplace dynamics.

Dr. Sigal Barsade

Dr. Sigal Barsade has been on the faculty since 2003, and prior to that was a faculty member at Yale University for 10 years. Dr. Barsade has been engaged as a speaker or consultant to numerous large corporations across myriad industries such as Cisco, Coca Cola, Coldwell Banker, Comcast, Deloitte, Del Monte, Estee Lauder, Google, Hertz, Hitachi, IBM, KPMG, Lincoln Financial, Magna PowerTrain, Merrill Lynch, the NBA, the NFL, Office Depot, Penske, State Farm Insurance, Sunoco, US Trust, and Wyndham Worldwide; health care and biopharma organizations such as GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and Penn Medicine; public and not for profit corporations such as the OECD, World Economic Forum and the United Nations; as well as to small entrepreneurial organizations. The focus of her research expertise, speaking and consulting practice is organizational culture, emotional intelligence, unconscious bias, organizational change, teamwork and leadership.

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