Executive Education

THOUGHT ON Papers

These articles, written by Darden's #1-ranked faculty (FT, 2004–2011), offer insights into relevant topics in the current marketplace. Faculty members are experienced in the private sector, and many consult for leading corporations and government agencies in the United States and abroad.

How Women's Strengths Help Firms in Volatile Environments
Erika Hayes James
Professor of Business Administration
(Released January 13, 2012)

Leading From the Middle: Untapped Opportunities
Lynn A. Isabella
Associate Professor of Business Administration
(Released September 15, 2011)

Servant Leadership: A Path to High Performance
Edward D. Hess
Professor of Business Administration; Batten Executive-in-Residence
(Released July 19, 2011)

Triangulation: The Essence of Financial Reporting
Mark E. Haskins
Professor of Business Administration
(Released May 19, 2011)

Leadership Presence and the Courage to Speak
Elizabeth A. Powell
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
(Released April 18, 2011)

Making Diversity Work
Martin N. Davidson
Associate Professor of Business Administration
(Released December 15, 2010)

Innovation and Growth: Harnessing Your Supply Chain for Competitive Advantage
Robert E. Spekman
Tayloe Murphy Professor of Business Administration
(Released August 19, 2010)

Winning in a Down Economy
Jeanne Liedtka
United Technologies Corporation Professor of Business Administration
(Released July 8, 2010)

Team Approach to Crisis Leadership
Erika Hayes James
Associate Professor of Business Administration
(Released May 13, 2010)

Leadership: Born or Built
James G. Clawson
Johnson & Higgins Professor of Business Administration
(Released March 17, 2010)

Recognizing a Happy Customer
Rajkumar Venkatesan
Bank of America Research Associate Professor of Business Administration
(Released March 3, 2010)

Social Media in a B2B Context
Robert E. Spekman
Tayloe Murphy Professor of Business Administration
(Released January 12, 2010)

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