Rudy Crew: Approaching Conflict

By Jeffrey Pfeffer
Case No. OB56V-07
Rudy Crew, former chancellor of New York public schools and current Miami-Dade County school superintendent, talks about his views on conflict. Crew discusses his strategy of “make peace but be prepared for war” and the importance of both establishing a personal relationship and talking with adversaries. He advocates for politely “getting into peoples’ space” and being thoughtful about where, when, and how conversations happen. icon-Video Preview This video can be used with the written article “The Stealth Chancellor,” New York Times Magazine, August 31, 1997 and is part of Jeffery Pfeffer’s Paths to Power series.