Leaders Like Martin Luther King Jr. Are Important Role Models for Leadership Students

Few leaders can compare to Martin Luther King Jr.--to this day, he remains a role model for effective and ethical leadership. In his paper "Distinguished Scholar Invited Essay: Reflections on the Role of Character in Business Education and Student Leadership Development," published in Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, author Thomas A. Wright explains why leadership education should include … Continue reading Leaders Like Martin Luther King Jr. Are Important Role Models for Leadership Students

Thomas A. Wright on Incorporating Character in Business Education

According to The Atlantic, between 2001 and 2010 the annual rate of scholarly article retractions increased by a factor of 11. A recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences took a closer look and found that out of the 2,047 retracted papers reviewed, 67.4% were the direct result of academic misconduct … Continue reading Thomas A. Wright on Incorporating Character in Business Education

Leadership in an Academic Setting: A View From the Top

Thomas A. Wright and Andrew J. Wefald, all of Kansas State University, published "Leadership in an Academic Setting: A View From the Top" on December 12th, 2011 in the Journal of Management Inquiry.To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: The role of a university president is becoming ever more complex, challenging, and demanding. … Continue reading Leadership in an Academic Setting: A View From the Top