Want to improve your organization? Stick to the (10) fundamentals

Want to improve your organization? Stick to the (10) fundamentals
August 31, 2010

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094

Jim Ludema, Ph.D.Lisle, Illinois ~ Forget trendy fads and quick-fix approaches, says author James M. Kouzes. When it comes to great workplaces, it’s all about fundamentals.

Kouzes, the co-author of “The Truth About Leadership: The No-fads, Heart-of-the-matter Facts You Need to Know,” will share his 10 fundamental truths about leadership at a breakfast sponsored by the Center for Values-Driven Leadership at Benedictine University’s College of Business.

The breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 16 at the Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago.

Kouzes is the Dean’s Executive Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. A highly-regarded leadership scholar and experienced executive, The Wall Street Journal named him one of the 10 best executive educators in the United States.  

The Center for Values-Driven Leadership offers research, education and outreach opportunities to help business leaders forge new paths to profitability. The Center brings top executives, entrepreneurs and thought-leaders together to innovate at the forefront of values-driven business practice. More information about the Center can be found at www.cvdl.org.

The cost of the breakfast is $60 per person. Tables of eight are available for $450. For more information or to register, go to www.cvdl.org/breakfast.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.