How Strong Values Sustain a Team’s Performance

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

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New! Fall and Spring Coaching Opportunities for Business Leaders

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

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Wake Forest Creates Deacon Leader System

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

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The XBOX Story: Leadership, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship

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

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Ethical Hero or Ethical Villain: A Psychological Perspective

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

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Chris Paul Provides Leadership Inspiration to Student Athletes

  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

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MSBA Students Explore Leadership and Build Teams in an Amazing Race

On Monday, August 14, 2017, the Center for Leadership and Character hosted the 2018 MSBA class for leadership and team building activities including the Amazing Race. In this activity, teams work together to perform tasks at various checkpoints across campus under time constraints to learn more about communicating and making effective leadership decisions under pressure. … Continue reading MSBA Students Explore Leadership and Build Teams in an Amazing Race

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Congratulations to Dr. Sean Hannah, Professor of Management & Tylee Wilson Chair of Business Ethics and senior research associate of the CLC , recently voted the 2017 recipient of the Practice Impact Award from the Academy of Management. The Practice Impact Award “seeks to recognize and to celebrate an outstanding scholar for her or his … Continue reading

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First Responders Appreciation Lunch

Friday, April 21st, School of Business staff, faculty, and students practiced Pro Humanitate for first responders that serve Wake Forest University. With the help of various community businesses, we were able to provide an appreciation lunch for several hundred from Wake Campus Police, WSPD, and WSFD.   Michelle Kennedy, Meteorologist for WXII, Coach Dave Clawson, … Continue reading First Responders Appreciation Lunch

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Student Leaders Celebrated: 2017 Service Academies Leadership Conference Program

Each year, business school students apply for selection to attend leadership conference opportunities at our nation’s military academies.  These annual leadership conferences are sought after for their content and expertise in the area of leadership and character and host global leaders from private industry, government, athletics and more. Each year, selected Wake Foresters return from … Continue reading Student Leaders Celebrated: 2017 Service Academies Leadership Conference Program

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