Faculty

The Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking at the University of Washington Foster School of Business brings together the school’s top scholars in strategic thinking and leadership. Take a moment to meet…


CLST student leaders

Student Leadership

The Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking at the University of Washington Foster School of Business helps accelerate the development of Foster students by offering resources, fully integrating with core curriculum,…


Leadership Think Tank

Wanna Play? Gamification is the use of game elements and game design techniques in non-game contexts (business processes, behavioral changes, etc.) in order to solve real world problems. Examples of…


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…


Edward Fritzky

The Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking is pleased to announce that the Leadership Fellows Program is permanently endowed by Edward Fritzky and his family. The program supports the development…


Leadership fellows

Leadership Fellows

Leadership Fellows are second-year, full-time MBA students in the Foster School of Business who support first year MBA students to adjust to Foster and enhance their leadership and team capabilities….


Bruce Avolio

After becoming one of the top scholars on transformational leadership, Bruce Avolio has spent the past several years devising evidence-based models and methods to accelerate the development of authentic, ethical…


Advisory Board

The founding Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking Advisory Board was created to support the launching of the Center and to serve as advisors to the Executive Director of the…