With a specialization in principled leadership, the Management Area develops today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders: globally oriented, ethically minded individuals who will use their diverse gifts to address complex global challenges.

Leadership is the management area’s strategic theme. This construct binds us all together and informs our research and teaching efforts. Our strategic theme provides foundational support for a core identity of the McDonough School of Business: principled leadership.

The Management Area faculty include renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience.

The management faculty conduct research on leadership, organizational behavior, and change management.

News from Management Faculty

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10 Ways You Can Telework Better

March 17th, 2020

An increasing number of companies are encouraging or requiring employees to work remotely in response to the emerging outbreak of the novel coron…

A Surge in Telecommuting Could Jeopardize Economic Growth

March 4th, 2020

Brooks Holtom, senior associate dean of strategy, finance, and organization and professor of management, discusses whether more people working from home during the coronavirus outbreak will help or hurt the economy.

How Stopping Rudeness in Its Tracks Can Make Work a Safer Place

February 18th, 2020

And that means conversations about issues either don’t happen or are closed down with a short response and a glare. Recent research from the US by management professor Christine Porath backs up the anecdotal evidence from what myself and fellow healthcare professionals have seen happening in our sector.

Six Ways To Be A More Thoughtful Leader

February 7th, 2020

Gibbings cited Georgetown University’s Associate Professor of Management Christine Porath who found that respect tops the charts for employees.