John Allison, retired CEO and Chairman of BB&T, speaks on principled leadership

On January 17, the Business School welcomed back John Allison, retired Chairman and CEO of BB&T.

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Wake Forest Ethics Debate Team attends regional ethics bowl, qualifies for nationals

The Wake Forest Ethics Debate Team qualified for the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl following the 10th Annual Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl competition.

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Center fellow presents ethics program for nonprofit leaders

Matthew Phillips presented a program on philosophical ethics and the Center’s Ethical Decision-Action Model to nonprofit executives from the Piedmont Triad.

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CLC portfolio of products and services

On Monday, January 13, the leadership of School of Business gathered to share area updates and discuss points of collaboration towards the School’s strategic focus and planning.

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CLC sponsors two WFU students to attend the US Naval Academy’s Leadership Conference

The Center for Leadership and Character in the School of Business is pleased to sponsor two Wake Forest Undergraduate Students to attend the United States Naval Academy’s Leadership Conference from January 26-29, 2014 in Annapolis, MD.

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Professor Sean Hannah conducts leadership speaking and research tour in Norway

The week of November 19-23, Professor Sean Hannah conducted a leadership speaking and research tour in Norway.  This tour began with Dr. Hannah’s keynote address at a conference of 150 oil and shipping executives in Stavanger to speak about leadership during extreme contexts.  The conference focused on leadership during crisis such as terrorist attacks on ships and oil facilities, … Continue reading Professor Sean Hannah conducts leadership speaking and research tour in Norway

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CLC welcomes Dr. Bill Gentry of the Center for Creative Leadership

On Wednesday, October 23, The Center sponsored a presentation with a wine and cheese social, hosting Dr. Bill Gentry of the Center for Creative Leadership.

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Kris Shelton joins the Center for Leadership and Character at the WFU School of Business

The Center for Leadership and Character welcomes Kris Shelton in the role of Instructional Designer.

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CFOs engage with Ethical Decision-Action Model at roundtable session

Center fellow Matthew Phillips presented the current draft of the Ethical Decision-Action Model to a group of twenty CFOs and financial executives today in Charlotte in cooperation with the CFO Alliance, a national group with chapters in major cities across the country.

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Positive Emotions and the Ability to Lead

Sean Hannah, Wilson chair in business ethics and professor of management, and his team have published research in Leadership Quarterly that explores the relationship between positive attitudes among workers and the effectiveness of authentic leaders. The research team focused on extreme contexts such as police and military organizations. The research reinforced the established link between authentic … Continue reading Positive Emotions and the Ability to Lead

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