Managing the darker side of leaders' behaviour

Leaders and the cultures they influence, can either energise or leave followers disillusioned and at worst suffering long-term emotional and psychological scars. Along with the personal costs suffered, research is also quantifying the organisational costs of not managing destructive leadership behaviour and cultures.

  • Understand the drivers of dark-side leadership and culture
  • Analyse 'real-time' the worst and best organisation cultures you have worked in
  • Be introduced to the 4 Dark Tetrad leadership styles you will encounter in organisations
  • Gain strategies to manage dark-side leaders
  • Workshop the 3As of the Culture Transformation Strategy for your organisation.

About the presenters

Quentin Jones
Over the past 20 years, Quentin Jones has pioneered the concept of leadership and culture and its links to business performance in the Australian market place. 
His contribution as thought leader, consultant, educator and, business and network builder has set Australia as a leader in promoting the benefits of culture and the importance of leadership. Innovation and research are his passions and in 2006, Quentin co-authored with Emeritus Professor Dexter Dunphy, In Great Company - Unlocking the Secrets of Cultural Transformation, a major research project that reported the keys to cultural transformation in some of Australia's leading organisations. In 2011 this research was updated and republished to understand the challenges of sustaining culture change especially during economic crises.

Margherita Larné-Jones
Margherita Larné-Jones specialises in partnering with organisations and leaders to create sustainable transformation at the individual, team and organisation level, using practices that combine the best available scientific evidence with research. With over two decades of experience working with a blue-chip client base across a broad range of business environments, both as an in-house consultant and an independent consultant, Margherita's expertise is in the areas of leadership development, executive coaching, team coaching, workshop facilitation, change management and cultural transformation


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