Witold Henisz, PhD

Deloitte & Touche Professor of Management in Honor of Russell E. Palmer, former Managing Partner; The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Stakeholder engagement, political and economic reform, project management

About Witold:

A political risk management consultant, Witold specializes in the impact of political hazards on international investment strategy. Witold has consulted with many multi-national companies, including Shell Corporation, Maritime Financial Group and The World Bank. His research has been published in business journals, such as Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Review and Strategic Management Journal. Witold is currently working on a book project titled Corporate Diplomacy: Building Reputations and Relationships with External Stakeholders.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

Advanced Management Program
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

Executive Development Program
Transitioning from functional, unit, or regional management to general management requires knowledge in areas such as finance, marketing, leadership, and strategy. This program prepares you for the complexities of organizational dynamics, communication, and leadership.

RMA/Wharton Advanced Risk Management Program
This program provides executives in banking and related fields with analytical frameworks, strategies, and resources for measuring, managing, and monitoring risk.