Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics

  • Standing out from the b-school crowd: Fuqua’s academic centers make an impact with prospective students

    Among the more than 3,500 applicants this year to the Daytime MBA program, more than half list one or more of Fuqua’s academic centers as a reason for applying to the school. “Centers help Fuqua stand out from among other …

  • The Future of Leadership in the Electric Utility Industry

    COLE and the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE), teamed up to explore how three trends are shaping the future of leadership in the electric utility industry.  Workforce demographic shifts, transformative industry change, and the changing nature …

  • Leadership Principles: A 7-part series by Retired GEN. Martin Dempsey

    The most important responsibility of leaders is to make their people feel like they belong. No matter how busy. No matter how many other priorities compete for their time. GEN. Dempsey (18th Chair of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff & COLE Sr. Fellow), …

  • Sustaining a Winning Culture

    In an ever shifting marketplace, a good culture is the rock that enables organisations to ride the ups and downs of uncertainty. How can managers and executives lean upon culture in a way that enables companies to be adaptive and …

  • A dialogue on prevailing issues in leadership research

    From problems to progress: A dialogue on prevailing issues in leadership research Susan J. Ashford and Sim B. Sitkin Read excerpt below. Read full dialogue in The Leadership Quarterly (website; PDF) Professor Sue Ashford (Ross School of Business, University of …

  • Duke Life of Significance Podcast Series

    What does it mean to live a life of significance? How is it defined? What is its choreography? The Duke Life of Significance series is invested in how lives given in service of others form the contours of a meaningful …

  • Introducing COLE Distinguished Fellows

    The Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE) continues to seek and add top leaders to the COLE team. We are proud to introduce the COLE Distinguished Fellows: Shane Battier, 2X National NBA Champion and Founder, The Battier Take …

The Future of Leadership in the Electric Utility Industry

COLE and the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE), teamed up to explore how three trends are shaping the future of leadership in the electric utility industry.  Workforce demographic shifts, transformative industry change, and the changing nature …

LifeChat with SecAF Deborah James

In this COLE LifeChat, Deborah James, 23rd Secretary of the United States Air Force, talks personal development, effective mentoring, diversity and inclusion. A key takeaway: “Diversity is important if you want to be top notch in innovation.”