Tried and true: Retired General McCaffrey on leading complex organizations

Retired General Barry R. McCaffrey has tested leadership strategies under extreme conditions. After 32 years of service in the US Army, he retired as the most highly decorated serving General, having been awarded three Purple Heart medals, two Distinguished Service Crosses, and two Silver Stars for valor.

On Wednesday, March 29, McCaffrey shared his decades of experience in leading complex organizations as part of the Leaders to Legends lecture series at the Foster School of Business. McCaffrey provided insight on topics ranging from factors of effective leadership, to managing change, to leading during a crisis, while recounting stories from his own personal experience.

Watch the video above to see the full lecture.

  • Josh

    One of our nations finest! Incredibly honored to have been present for General McCaffrey’s talk. Few people in the world have the expertise and access that he’s been deemed responsible enough to maintain. Thank your Foster for inviting him to speak!