Research

Integrating rigor and relevance in how leadership and strategic thinking is developed and studied is at the core of the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking (CLST). By advancing the science and practice that connect leadership and strategic thinking the University of Washington Foster School of Business is changing the way leadership and strategic thinking are developed. Highlight areas of focus as the center evolves:

Strategic Leadership Model: Testing a model of strategic leadership development that enhances the leader and follower interface at all levels of organizations.

Leadership ROI: Validate tools to help calculate an organization’s return on leadership development efforts.

Business Partnerships: Develop signature strategic relationships with innovative organizations to create experiential cases.These cases will offer teams of business students the opportunity to tackle real-world, real-time issues – and interact in parallel with the individuals within the organization tasked with addressing the issue. If you are interested in your organization being featured in an interactive business case, contact clst@uw.edu.

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