March 27, 2020 12pm (EDT) IHMA Necessary Conversation – Michael Gelb on Managing Creativity to Heal the World: Learning from Leonardo da Vinci


Please join the International Humanistic Management Association for a conversation with Michael Gelb (London Business School, Shiv Nadar University) about how creativity can foster human-centered organizing and steward healing in and for the world.

Date: Friday, March 27 
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00pm (EDT)
Location: Web conferencing, details will be sent before the event once your RSVP is received


This Necessary Conversation is sponsored by the Donahue Center for Business Ethics & Social Responsibility in the Manning School of Business at UMass-Lowell.

Topic for this Conversation:  Managing Creativity to Heal the World: Learning from Leonardo da Vinci

To steward healing and transformation in our world, individuals, managers, leaders, and organizations must inspire and nurture human-centered connections, communities, and cultures. The application of genius thinking can help generate creative tools and innovative strategies to translate progressive ideals into reality.

Michael Gelb

About Michael Gelb:

Michael J. Gelb is the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He works with visionary leaders around the world to support them in nurturing more innovative and human-centered cultures and to inspire and equip them with the creative thinking tools and conscious communication strategies that help translate ideals into reality. Michael’s clients include Emerson, Hillmann Consulting, Merck, Genentech, Microsoft, Nike, Unilever and YPO.

Michael co-directed the acclaimed Leading Innovation Seminar at the Darden Graduate School of Business for more than 10 years and also teaches for the London Business School, and is a Professor of Practice in Creativity & Innovation at Shiv Nadar University in India.

The author of 16 books including How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci, Discover Your Genius, Innovate Like Edison and The Art of Connection: 7 Relationship Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now. Michael’s books have been translated into 25 languages and have sold more than one million copies. His new book, co-authored with Professor Raj Sisodia, The Healing Organization: Awakening the Conscience of Business to Help Save the World, was released on September 17, 2019.


This event is an Initiative of the United Nations PRME Working Group on Humanistic Management.