About the Leadership Center

The mission of Wharton’s Center for Leadership and Change Management is to:

  • Stimulate basic research and practical application in the area of leadership and change,
  • Foster an understanding of how to develop organizational leadership, and
  • Support the leadership development agendas of the Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania.

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Center faculty and associates are committed to leadership outreach.  Examples of these efforts include:
  • Presentations on leadership to dozens of companies and associations
  • Work with public and non-profit organizations (e.g. the National Interagency Fire Center, U.S. Naval Academy, President’s Economic Forum, Women’s World Banking)
  • Frequent seminars on leadership to university students, alumni, and administrators
  • Consulting with numerous print and electronic journalists on the issues of leadership and change.