To help forward COLE's research-related agenda for leadership and ethics, the Center has recruited a cadre of center scholars to serve in one-year appointments. The scholars are leading faculty in the fields of leadership and ethics, who will help advance COLE's research-related agenda for leadership and ethics by:
Professor of Management
Faculty Director, Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics
Teaching/Research Interests: Leadership, Organizational Control, Trust in Organizations, Organizational Change, New Organizational Forms, Mergers and Acquisitions
Sim Sitkin's research, teaching and consulting focuses on organizational leadership and control. He is widely known for his work on the effect of formal and informal organizational control systems and leadership on risk taking, accountability, trust, learning, change processes (including M&A), and innovation. Sitkin serves as senior editor at Organization Science and associate editor at the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and has served on numerous editorial and scientific review boards both within and outside North America. He has served on numerous government and non-profit boards and currently is a member of the Board of Governors of the Academy of Management and chair of its ethics committee. He teaches leadership courses in all of Fuqua's degree and non-degree programs and is the founding Faculty Director of COLE. Visit Sim's Fuqua faculty page for more information about his research.
William and Sue Gross Research Fellow
Professor of Management
Teaching/Research Interests: Leadership, Ethics, and Organizations; Power and Politics; Creativity and Learning in Organizations; Negotiation; Decision Making; Individual and Group Decision Making, Motivation, Social Perception
Rick Larrick conducts research on decision making and social psychology. In one area of research, he has examined the importance of power and respect in negotiation. Professor Larrick also teaches courses on organizational behavior and power and politics, in which he emphasizes the role of trust and credibility in building relationships and in leading organizational change. Visit Rick's Fuqua faculty page for more information about his research
Professor of the Practice of Management
Teaching/Research Interests: Leadership, Leader Development, Organizational Culture
Joe LeBoeuf's expertise focuses on leadership education, leader development and organizational culture. LeBoeuf, a retired Colonel, is a lead educator/consultant on a 9 month study of the leader and character development system at the United States Air Force Academy; assessment of current process with recommendations for change grounded in emerging leadership and character development concepts and theories. Visit Joe's Fuqua faculty page for more information about his research
James L. Vincent Professor of Leadership
Past Co-Faculty Director, Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics (2004-2007)
Teaching/Research Interests: Global Management, Distance Management, Virtual Teams, Ethics, Leadership, Organizational Justice
Allan Lind's work has a strong connection to leadership and business ethics. He has been researching the topic of organizational justice and ethics for nearly 30 years. In the late 1970's he worked with a special committee of the United States judiciary to generate a document laying out the ethics of research in courts and prisons. In the past few years, he has served on Duke's "Human Subjects Review Committee," a watchdog group overseeing research ethics for the campus; in this capacity he was instrumental in updating some key elements of the University's code of research ethics. Finally, he has taught Fuqua's business ethics course in the daytime program. Visit Allan's Fuqua faculty page for more information about his research.
Mike and Ruth Mackowski Professor of Ethics in the Kenan Institute for Ethics and Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Duke University
Expertise: foundational normative theories of business ethics, evaluating "beyond-compliance" obligations and responsibilities for firms, evaluating stakeholder relations, conflicts of interest.
Teaching and research interests: business ethics, foundations of corporate law, ethics in business-government relations.
Wayne Norman is a political philosopher who works at the societal level on evaluating problems and policies concerning, e.g., nationalism and multiculturalism; and at the level of organizations and markets evaluating strategies in business ethics, corporate governance, and corporate citizenship. At both the political and the organizationa levels he is interested in questions of the dynamic relationships between leadership, institutional design, and the way these affect or are affected by principle stakeholders. His most recent book is Negotiating Nationalism (Oxford University Press, 2006), and he co-wrote a critique of theories of corporate citizenship, along with a response to six critics, in the January 2008 issue of Business Ethics Quarterly . He is on the editorial boards of six business and applied ethics journals, and is currently co-editing a special issue of Business Ethics Quarterly on the relevance to business ethics of recent developments in the theory of the firm. Visit Wayne's faculty page for more information about his research.
The Nannerl O. Keohane Director of the The Kenan Institute for Ethics
Teaching/Research Interests: Business and organizational ethics, ethics education, and global and civic ethics.
Visit Noah's page for more information about his work.
Assistant Professor of Management
Teaching/Research Interests: Dynamics of Bargaining, Managerial Effectiveness
Ashleigh Shelby Rosette’s research interests focus on systems of privilege in organizations, culture and emotions in negotiations, and attributions and biases in leadership evaluations. Her leadership research examines how subtypes and prototypes of leaders emerge from different environmental circumstances and changing perceptions of responsibility for organizational performance. Visit Ashleigh's Fuqua faculty page for more information about her research.
Edward S. and Rose K. Donnell Professor of Business Administration
Teaching/Research Interests: Ph.D. Seminar in Marketing Models, Marketing Strategy/Modeling Marketing Phenomenon
Visit Rick’s Fuqua faculty page for more information about his research.
Associate Professor of Management
Teaching/Research Interests: Intergenerational Behavior & Decisions, Ethics, Social Issues in Management, Social Entrepreneurship, Conflict & Negotiation
Kim Wade-Benzoni's research focuses on contexts involving inter-relationships between organizational and societal interests. Most notably, her work on intergenerational behavior examines cognitive and social psychological factors that influence the extent to which people will incur costs for the benefit of future generations. Visit Kim's Fuqua faculty page for more information about her research.
As part of the Center’s objectives to create a nerve center in the leadership space, COLE will bring pioneering academics to Fuqua as Visiting Scholars to work on leadership-related research. For the 2004 academic year, the Center welcomed Neal Ashkanasy, Professor of Management at the University of Queensland, Australia. Prof. Ashkanasy is a world expert on the role of emotions and will focus on the role of emotions in leadership and business ethics.
Professor of Management at the UQ Business School, University of Queensland
Visiting Professor in Management for Fuqua School of Business
January 2004 through June 2004
Neal Ashkanasy’s research focuses on the role of emotions in organizations. He has published in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Executive, the Journal of Management, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior, and has edited four books. He is a past Chair of the Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division of the Academy of Management.
To ensure that practice-focused knowledge is incorporated in all of COLE’s activities, the Center will recruit corporate executives to appointments for extended or short-term teaching assignments. We anticipate that the commitment will require approximately 20 hours per academic year. Activities undertaken by Executives-in-Residence are planned to include the following:
COLE's executives-in-residence are Mike Krzyzewski, Head Coach, Men's Basketball Team, Duke University, and Rex Adams, Professor of the Practice of Management and Former Dean, Fuqua School of Business.
Former Dean of the Fuqua School of Business
Professor of the Practice of Business Administration, Fuqua School of Business
Teaching Interests: Ethics
Head Coach, Duke University's Men's Basketball Team
Head Coach, US Men's National Basketball Team
Mike Krzyzewski is the head coach of Duke University's Men's Basketball Team and a COLE Executive-in-Residence at The Fuqua School of Business. Since 2005, Coach K has also led the U.S. National Men's Basketball Team, directing the United States to the 2010 FIBA Gold Medal at World Championships in Turkey, 2008 Olympic Gold Medal in Beijing and will also lead Team USA at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
He is widely recognized for his leadership in leading Duke to four NCAA Championships and 11 NCAA Final Four appearances in his 31 seasons at the helm. He has been named the National Coach of the Year twelve times in eight different seasons. He enters the 2010-11 season with 900 career wins, just three wins shy of becoming the all-time winningest coach in Division I history.
Author of two New York Times best sellers, “Leading with the Heart” and “Beyond Basketball - Coach K's Keywords to Success”, he is a frequent motivational speaker for Fortune 500 companies. His most recent book is The Gold Standard: Building a World-Class Team. Coach K is also host of the successful Sirius XM Satellite Radio show, Basketball and Beyond.