Unleashing Potential in New Undergrads

"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

 

Team Performance Coaching

The Center for Leadership and Character provides an opportunity for each Master of Arts in Management team to meet with a professional facilitator to develop team goals based on feedback gained from the Center's proprietary Team Member Assessment (TMA)

With team process coach, Sharron Vogler,
Associate Director,
MA Market Readiness and Employment


Service Academies Leadership Program

"I left the Air Force Leadership Symposium with a much more holistic view of leadership and understanding of the role that character plays in becoming a true leader."

Hayden Lineberger ('18)
with Brittni Milner ('17)
2017 United States Air Force
Academy National Character
and Leadership Symposium



Ethics and Leadership Debate Team

"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

OUR PRODUCTS

Under this resource tab, leaders will find an array of tools, resources, and 360 assessments to support leader, leadership, and organizational development.

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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.

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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.

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IN THE NEWS

Donna Edwards Leadership Project Discussion


The Honorable Donna Edwards, U.S. Congresswoman (2008–2017) visited the Wake Forest School of Business on March 23, 2017 as part of The Leadership Project. Edwards is an alum of Wake Forest and the first African-American woman ever elected to congress. She discussed her background and what factors led to her developmental journey. Highlights of her … Continue reading Donna Edwards Leadership Project Discussion

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CLC Director Sweeney Honored as Top Thought Leader


The CLC congratulates Dr. Pat Sweeney, Director of the Center of Leadership and Character, who was recently honored as a 2017 Top Thought Leader in Trust by TRUST! Magazine. The publication has named Sweeney as a leader in its 7th annual awards for those whose work helps foster organizational trust. The award recipients are business … Continue reading CLC Director Sweeney Honored as Top Thought Leader

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2017 USNA Leadership Conference Forging Team Spirit: Sharing the Vision


On January 25-27, David Boone and Neb Talley represented Wake Forest at the 2017 United States Naval Academy Leadership Conference held in Annapolis, MD.   David and Neb are both Juniors majoring in Business and Enterprise Management. Sharing their thoughts and takeaways from the conference whose theme was Forging Team Spirit: Sharing the Vision,  David provided … Continue reading 2017 USNA Leadership Conference Forging Team Spirit: Sharing the Vision

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2016: CLC Year in Review


The Center for Leadership and Character is excited to kick off 2017 with a review of our highlights from 2016 including some exciting events, products, and initiatives that made the year outstanding. In 2016, the Center expanded the 360 assessment system utilizing its proprietary LCA and TMA assessments, action planning resources, and team coaching sessions. … Continue reading 2016: CLC Year in Review

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Students Selected for Service Academy Leadership Conferences 2017


Congratulations to the following students for being selected to represent Wake Forest University at various Leadership Conferences. USNA Leadership Conference, January 22-25, 2017 Neb Talley and David Boone USAFA National Character & Leadership Symposium, February 23-24, 2017 Hayden Lineberger and Brittni Milner The Citadel Annual Principled Leadership Symposium, March 16-17, 2017 Meredith Gay Annual McDonald Conference for … Continue reading Students Selected for Service Academy Leadership Conferences 2017

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Ethics and Leadership Debate Team Qualify for Nationals


On November 19, the Wake Forest Ethics and Leadership Debate team competed in the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl held at Clemson University.  Colleges and universities included in the competition were: Campbell University Coastal Carolina University Clemson University Hollins University Lynchburg College St. Mary’s College of Maryland Swarthmore College University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  … Continue reading Ethics and Leadership Debate Team Qualify for Nationals

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VIDEO LIBRARY

Cameron Kent on Servant Leadership


In a servant leadership reflection, Cameron Kent shares his decades of experiences with Habit for Humanity and other service organizations.

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Bill Powers “Advice to Rising Leaders”


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.

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Bill Powers “On Ethics”


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

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“Women in Leadership”


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.

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“Character Drives Purpose”


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.

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“Competence Fuels Growth”


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.

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