Key events in executives’ lives

By Esther H. Lindsey, Virginia Homes, & Morgan W. McCall, Jr.
Center for Creative Leadership


This report organizes information from 191 high-potential and successful executives from six major corporations who described “key events” in their careers (things that led to lasting change in them as managers). Exactly what they learned from those events is outlined.


Lindsey, E. H., Homes, V., & McCall, M. W., Jr. (1987). Key events in executives’ lives (Technical Report No. 32). Center for Creative Leadership.

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