leadership

Jun 16, 2020

The New Normal: How Nonprofits Should Update Their Operations to Account for COVID-19

This checklist outlines what nonprofits need to do to adapt to the pandemic and financial crisis.

Jun 15, 2020

When Board Members Get Involved, Corporate Tax Burden Goes Down

Study finds corporate tax-planning practices improve when a company’s board takes an interest.

May 22, 2020

Need to Know: Conveying Authenticity Amidst Uncertainty

Brands across the globe are using COVID-19 to experiment with various marketing strategies. Dr. Heather Dretsch, assistant professor of marketing, set out to discover what messages are getting through to the growing consumer population, Gen Z.

May 14, 2020

Alumna Raven Solomon’s Experiences in Poole College Inspire Leadership Across Generations

Poole Alumna Raven Solomon credits her time at NC State and Poole College as instrumental in her work to inspire leadership across generations.

May 1, 2020

A New Approach to Trust in the Workplace

A common approach to assessing someone’s trustworthiness is based on three factors: ability, benevolence and integrity. However, what if we have been looking at trust’s factors backwards?

Apr 15, 2020

Need to Know: The 1, 2, 3s of Implementing Strategic Initiatives

Chris Hitch, adjunct lecturer in management, innovation and entrepreneurship at Poole College of Management, explains a three-step process businesses should consider.

Apr 6, 2020

Need to Know: Maintaining Resilient Teams When Adversity Strikes

Bradley Kirkman, General (Ret.) H. Hugh Shelton distinguished professor of leadership in the management, innovation and entrepreneurship department at Poole College, explains the critical role teams play when navigating uncertain times.

Mar 30, 2020

Need to Know: Leading Through a Crisis

Poole College’s Dr. Roger C. Mayer explains how business leaders can not only survive a crisis – but become stronger on the other side.

Aug 26, 2019

Uniting Women in STEM Leadership

For Suzanne Jacobs, her typical workday includes heading into her office at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC), where she manages a team of seven IT professionals for the company’s “Innovation Garage”, a team she says was created to create positive disruption in the IT space by solving healthcare problems through innovative technology. What’s not so typical, at least seemingly, is that all seven of the employees she manages are men.