World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth presents Leadership: The Art of Getting Things Done
Whether in a military conflict or launching a strategic mission in a business office, the goal is this: Get things done right. Dr. Allan C. Stam is a U.S. Army Special Forces veteran and a scholar who, for decades, has been studying war and leadership. The title of Dr. Stam’s address to the Council summarizes the challenge: “Leadership: The Art of Getting Things Done.”
Dr. Stam is the Dean and Professor of Public Policy and Politics at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Previously, he served as Director of the International Policy Center at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science and Senior Research Scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. He is author of several books, including Win, Lose or Draw: Domestic Politics and the Crucible of War (1996); Democracies at War (2002); and Why Leaders Fight (2016).