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 the Management Area

Redefining Leadership in the Age of the New Normal

April 15th, 2021

Christine Porath, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, says, “When you build a relationship on trust, then the majority of people are OK with tough love.”