8 February 12:00

Oxford Saïd is pleased to welcome Pegram Harrison to the School on Wednesday 8 February as part of our Engaging with the Humanities series. Leaders have an important role to play, but often the synchronicity of teams is the real secret of high performance. What role do leaders play in achieving and maintaining this? How do leaders help teams get in sync and stay there? Musical ensembles understand the importance of this innately.

In this talk, Dr Harrison will explore how musicians work with each other, acknowledging a conductor’s “lead” but also deploying other mechanisms to get and stay in sync. The audience will also be invited to participate in some interactive exercises to experience for themselves how synchronicity emerges. Registration will open at 12pm with lunch served from 12-12.15pm, the talk beginning promptly at 12.15pm and conclude by 1.15pm.

Registration is essential so please click 'Register' above to confirm your attendance. About the speaker Pegram Harrison is a Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He is a member of the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and of Exeter College, Oxford. He also conducts research at the intersection of business and social issues, and on projects relating to business education, particularly for women entrepreneurs in Muslim communities. Pegram received a BA in Literature from Yale University, a PhD in English Literature and Indian History from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the London Business School. Before joining Saїd Business School in 2008 he taught entrepreneurship and strategy at the European Business School, London, and was Director of the Emerging Leaders Programme at the London Business School. He has also taught literature and history at New York University and Birkbeck College at the University of London. Registration Please remember that registration is required to attend this event. The seminar is open for anyone to attend and will take place at Saïd Business School. Please note that filming, live streaming and photography will be taking place during this event. By entering and participating you are giving your permission to be recorded and for the School to use the media in the future.

For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/engaging-with-the-humanities-pegram-harrison-registration-30843703347

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