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ISA Orientation and Entrepreneurial Workshop

Orientation and Entrepreneurial Workshop Got a great business idea or an existing venture? Are you thinking of entering the Kravis Leadership Institute Innovative Start-Up Award competition this year to get funding for your venture? Wondering what it takes to win the award? Be sure to attend our orientation session and Entrepreneurial Workshop! When:     Friday, […]

Posted October 24, 2012 in News

Message from Institute Chair and Executive Director

It has been an extraordinary year for us at KLI—beginning with our move to the 4 th floor of the new Kravis Center. We are deeply grateful to our founder, Henry Kravis, for his enormous generosity that has made this facility possible for our entire campus community and especially for us. For most of KLI’s […]

Posted September 4, 2012 in News

KLI Research Update: Studying leadership development from age one to adulthood

Are you aware The Kravis Leadership Institute (KLI) has been involved in one-of-a-kind research studying individuals born 33 years ago to learn if early life experiences can impact future leaders? And we’re following CMC students through adulthood to see if college experiences can impact a person’s desire to lead? As one of 10 research institutes […]

Posted August 22, 2012 in KLI Research, News

KLI Studying the Effects of Nepotism in the Workplace

KLI is pleased to host Dr. Annick Darioly, who joined the Institute in January for a yearlong, post-doctoral research project entitled “Nepotism in Leadership.” The Swiss-born researcher’s series of studies is examining the perceptions of nepotism in leadership and what the tolerance level for those hires is among the workforce. The work, which is being funded by the […]

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New Book Published from 2010 Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference Findings

When Near is Far and Far is Near: Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships In today’s wired world, leaders lead in virtual, global environments that bring many new challenges. The Kravis-de Roulet conference held in 2010 examined the breadth of those changes and what models might be adopted for effective leader-follower relations. This successful conference brought together some of […]

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Message from Advisory Board Chair David E. Hetz ’80, P’10

Dear Colleagues, Friends and Students of KLI, Reflecting on the accomplishments of KLI this past year, I am inspired by all the programs, research, awards and strong partnerships that KLI has undertaken to launch our students on their journey to becoming outstanding and responsible leaders. Looking back, it is clear why KLI is known as […]

Posted August 14, 2012 in News

KLI Students Shine at the International Leadership Association Conference

Each year The International Leadership Association (ILA) hosts the largest international conference devoted to the study and practice of leadership. For the past several years, CMC-KLI student teams had outstanding performances at the Student Leadership Case Competition. “I am so proud of these students,” said Ron Riggio, PhD and Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership […]

KLI Presents at Abu Dhabi Women’s Conference

The theme – “Creating a Sustainable Future for the World” – of the 2012 Women as Global Leaders Conference sponsored by Zayed University in Abu Dhabi provided an opportunity for KLI Executive Director Sarah Smith Orr to feature ARZU, a social enterprise in Afghanistan founded by Connie Duckworth P ’12 and P ’14. Orr’s workshop […]

Posted August 12, 2012 in KLI Around the Globe, News