Awestruck: Surprising facts about why we fall for charismatic leaders | Jochen Menges | TEDxUHasselt
What makes a leader charismatic? How do these leaders affect their
followers? Discover the answer to these questions and so much more during
this inspiring talk by Jochen Menges, a leader in studying leaders.*
Professor Jochen Menges holds the Chair of Leadership and Human Resource
Management at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management in Dusseldorf, and
is appointed as University Lecturer at the University of Cambridge.
His research focuses on the social dynamics between leaders and followers,
and how emotions and motivation affect life within an organization. This is
done in collaboration with world-renowned companies including Google,
Microsoft, L’Oreal and Rolls-Royce. His findings have been featured
extensively on media channels around the world—BBC, CNN, The financial
Times, Le Monde, and The Wall Street Journal, to name a few.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but
independently organized by a local community. Learn more at