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Navigating Crisis and Rejuvenating Leadership

AIA CES program ID: GMG.0001

Approved LUs: 1.0 LU|Elective

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Entry

Advance learner preparation: None

In this episode of Build Smart, Patrick MacLeamy, former CEO of the architecture firm HOK, found himself leading the firm out of a triple crisis. He is joined by Riccardo Mascia AIA, OAA, LEED AP BD+C, Managing Principal of HOK’s Chicago studio, and Carl Galioto FAIA, President of HOK, who offer their insights into their roles in helping to rejuvenate the upper management and technical leadership of the firm. Listeners will gain valuable lessons from Patrick, such as the importance of sharing financial reports openly with the board, using positive peer pressure to motivate leadership, and replacing key leaders who don’t fit the strategy or culture. He emphasizes the need to agree on solutions and assign leaders to solve problems by a deadline and to replace key leaders who do not fit the strategy or culture. This episode offers valuable insights for anyone seeking to turn their strategy into reality and lead their organization through times of crisis.

Learning Objectives

  1. Analyze the leadership strategies implemented by Patrick MacLeamy during the triple crisis faced by HOK and evaluate their effectiveness in turning the firm’s strategy into reality.
  2. Evaluate the importance of sharing financial reports with the board and using positive peer pressure to motivate leadership in driving organizational change and improving outcomes.
  3. Apply Patrick MacLeamy’s lessons on problem-solving, such as agreeing on solutions and assigning leaders to solve problems by a deadline, to your own approach to leadership and decision-making.
  4. Compare and contrast the roles and perspectives of Riccardo Mascia and Carl Galioto in rejuvenating the upper management and technical leadership of HOK during the triple crisis, and analyze how their contributions impacted the firm’s outcomes.

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