Harry Kraemer: From Fortune 500 CEO To A Favorite Kellogg Professor (Article)


Recently, Poets&Quants sat down with Harry to learn more about what makes a great leader — and to see what makes Harry tick:

“Harry Kraemer doesn’t fit the profile of a Fortune 500 CEO. Forget an imperious swagger or impersonal bent. When you cross paths with Kraemer in Kellogg’s Collaboration Plaza, it is like greeting a long-lost but fondly remembered friend. There is the inviting smile and reassuring handshake. His first instinct is to find out how you are. When you ask the same, he’ll sprinkle your name or “my friend” throughout his response. Most charismatic people absorb energy, but Kraemer refracts it, imbuing others with a gusto that washes away their temporary woes.”

Read the full article here.

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