The Modern Leader: Facets and Characteristics of the Era

January 13, 2017, 12:00 – 14:00, Building 2, 2nd Floor, Room 271

The dynamically changing modern world introduces new management trends, adjusts management techniques and technology that involve new formations of the personality of a leader: creative, receptive to innovation, stress-resistant, able to risk, find innovative solutions, and highly professional and responsible. This in turn creates the need to find ways to form such leaders, to develop their leadership skills, their needed and effective personal and career strategies reflecting value orientations aimed at serving society in good faith and achieving socially significant results. This is especially important for effective administration at the top level. Implementation of the ties of blood idea, involvement of the inner circle, as well as forming a management team capable of efficiently implementing it, play a significant role in understanding the organizational behavior of leaders. 

Issues for Discussion

  • Features of the era: new management trends
  • A leader in a changing world
  • The evaluation of modern leaders and executive candidate pools: a view of the problems
  • Context and resource approaches to the evaluation of modern top-level managers
  • Individual life strategies and value orientations of modern leaders
  • The technology of individual support for the personal and professional development of leaders
  • The personality-oriented approach in management


  • Yuriy Sinyagin
    Yuriy Sinyagin

    Deputy Director, Graduate School of Public Administration, RANEPA

  • Tatiana Podolskaya
    Tatiana Podolskaya

    Consultant, Center for Advanced Human Resource Technologies, RANEPA


  • Ilya Sheburakov
    Ilya Sheburakov

    Dean, Faculty of Evaluation and Development of Senior Executives, RANEPA

  • Dmitri Podolski
    Dmitri Podolski

    Director, Center for Contemporary Professional Technologies, RANEPA

  • Elena Chirkovskaya
    Elena Chirkovskaya

    Director, Center for Career Assistance of Public Servants, RANEPA

  • Takhir Bazarov
    Takhir Bazarov

    Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University

  • Irina Kondratieva
    Irina Kondratieva

    Manager, National Mentoring Resource Center “Mentori”, Rybakov Foundation

  • Elena Omelchenko
    Elena Omelchenko

    Head, Department of Sociology, St. Petersburg Branch, National Research University Higher School of Economics

  • Marina Zorina
    Marina Zorina

    Deputy Minister for Municipal Development and Internal Politics of the Kaliningrad Region