Posted February 10, 2020 by Wanda Krause
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The Future of Leadership

Regardless of where you plan to work, the world is becoming more diverse and more complex. As Artificial Intelligence transforms jobs and job opportunities, your edge will be leadership skills that place you in a position to work effectively in what we recognize as an increasingly global and fast-changing world.

Posted January 13, 2020 by Marilyn Taylor
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The Value of Values

Posted January 2, 2020 by Catherine Etmanski
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Exciting Initiatives for 2020

The School of Leadership Studies has a mission to cultivate the imagination, courage, and capacity for leading in extraordinary times.

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Posted December 13, 2019 by Cheryl Heykoop
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Centering Indigenous Ways of Being, Knowing, and Doing

On November 8, 2019, the School of Leadership Studies came together on the ancestral lands of the Xwsepsum (Esquimalt) and Lekwungen (Songhees) families to continue conversations about how we can explore decolonization, Indigenization, and reconciliation in the MA Leadership program and the School of Leadership Studies more broadly.

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Posted December 1, 2019 by Marilyn Taylor
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An Opportunity for Leadership Education

One of the most daunting trends currently is declining credibility in leadership generally. The Edelman Trust Barometer keeps track of levels of trust in countries across the world by conducting an annual trust survey. As depicted below with the most vulnerable sectors highlighted, the survey in Canada reflects the concerning fact that Canadians who trust business leaders, government officials, and even NGO representatives is a small and declining minority 2016 and 2017 with only a slight upswing in 2019.