"On one of the nicest days in February, Dr. Sweeney welcomed newly admitted undergraduate students to the School of Business by stepping them through an ethical decision-making process using the Center's originally developed business ethics in action resources."
Dr. Patrick J. Sweeney,
Director, Center for
Leadership and Character
"Processing ethical dilemmas challenged us and brought a whole new understanding into our classroom and leadership experience."
Paul Okoyeh ('17), Ethics and Leadership Debate Team Member
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Under this resource tab, leaders can access a collection of Ethical Decision-Making In Action tools to assist in systematically thinking through an ethical dilemma to fully understand the complexities and create an action plan to resolve the issue.
Under this resource tab, leaders will learn everything they need to know to lead teams. Diagnostic tools help teams navigate through difficulties and capitalize on strengths. Through enhancing team development, leaders operate from higher forms of leadership while demonstrating character.
January 4, 2018, Psychology Today published a blog post by Michael D. Matthews, Ph.D. on personnel turnover and how organizations can stay high performing by sustaining strong team values. A central point of the article draws from the work of Patrick J. Sweeney, Ph.D., colonel U.S. Army (Retired), director, Center for Leadership and Character, Wake … Continue reading How Strong Values Sustain a Team’s Performance
Coaching is an important part of leadership. Through connecting business leaders and student teams, the Center for Leadership and Character provides students the opportunity both to be coached by business professionals and to gain understanding on how to coach others by experiencing effective coaching sessions. The Wake Forest School of Business community business leader coaching … Continue reading New! Fall and Spring Coaching Opportunities for Business Leaders
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2017 Wake Forest Creates Deacon Leader System Program is designed to identify, train and develop student-athlete leaders Link to Online Release: http://deacs.info/2xRRusJ WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest Athletics announced Thursday (Nov. 2) the first steps of the Deacon Leader System. The program, launched in 2017 as a collaborative effort between the Department of Athletics, the … Continue reading Wake Forest Creates Deacon Leader System
A Talk by Robert Bach, October 24, 2017, at Wake Forest University Former President of Microsoft and Chief XBOX Officer, Robert Bach, author if XBox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civic Renewal, shared leadership, ethics, and entrepreneurship insights. Self-awareness, knowing one’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as attracting and keeping good people on … Continue reading The XBOX Story: Leadership, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship
On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Robert Folger, Ph.D., Distinguished Alumni Endowed Professor of Business Ethics and Pegasus Professor at University of Central Florida, visited Wake Forest School of Business as a guest lecturer in two BEM365 classrooms followed by lunch with six organizational behavior (OB) faculty, a faculty colloquium, and evening with the Winston Salem … Continue reading Ethical Hero or Ethical Villain: A Psychological Perspective
In a visit sponsored by The Leadership Project at Wake Forest University, Chris Paul (’07) NBA superstar and Wake Forest alum provided leadership insights to the Wake Forest community in Wait Chapel on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Earlier in the day, he gave a brief talk to Wake Forest student athletes at the Sutton … Continue reading Chris Paul Provides Leadership Inspiration to Student Athletes
In a servant leadership reflection, Cameron Kent shares his decades of experiences with Habit for Humanity and other service organizations.
Bill Powers, chair of the Enron special investigation committee and former president of the University of Texas gave advice on being an ethical leader at Wake Forest School of Business, March 30, 2016.
Bill Powers chair of the Enron special investigation committee and former president of the University of Texas discussed the teaching of ethics at Wake Forest School of Business on March 30, 2016
Ann Johnston, Chair of the Board, Allegacy Federal Credit Union (former EVP, Reynolds American, Inc.) and Judy Lambeth, former EVP & General Counsel, Reynolds American, Inc. Highlights of a conversation about women in leadership including advice on barriers, inclusion, and networking. Interview April 23, 2015 at Wake Forest University School of Business.
Steve Reinemund, Executive in Residence, former dean, and retired PepsiCo CEO In this “Last Lecture Series,” Steve Reinemund reflects on the characteristics that make great leaders including character, competence, commitment, and compassion. Talk November 13, 2014 at Wake Forest University School of Business.
Steve Reinemund, Executive in Residence, former dean, and retired PepsiCo CEO Continuing the “Last Lecture Series” talk, Steve Reinemund reveals how integral competence is to leadership success and how it is imperative for growth. Talk November 13, 2014 at Wake Forest University School of Business.