Tag: Leadership

Outdated Ideologies: “Leaders” & “Followers”

Babson, as the #1 school of entrepreneurship, prides itself in having world-famous leaders and CEOs. If this put some pressure on you your first year at Babson, don’t worry, we’ve all been there. The ideology that everyone is a leader on the inside is outdated and should not be making anyone feel insecure, even though…

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The Lewis Institute

MBA Course: Closing the Corporate Connection Gap

By Craig Bida, an Executive in Residence and Senior Fellow in Social Innovation at the Lewis Institute. Most companies, particularly big ones, have gotten the memo by now: they’re taking steps—in some cases big, in others small—to leverage their assets in support of important social and environmental issues that they, their employees, and other stakeholders…

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Brianna Radicioni

Women Make Gains as Largest Massachusetts Nonprofit Leaders: Babson Professors Greenberg and Murphy Research Gender and Racial Diversity on Local Boards

The number of women chief executives at the largest 150 Massachusetts nonprofits grew in recent years, accounting for 26 percent of those jobs, up three percent from two years ago. These findings were recently released in the report, Modest Gains, Robust Benefits, as part of the third biennial Census of Women Directors and Chief Executives of…

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Emily Weiner

Leading for Social Value: Dave Stangis Puts Theory into Practice

By Emily Weiner, Associate Director of The Lewis Institute and the Babson Social Innovation Lab. One week ago, we kicked off our seven-week intensive elective MBA course, Leading for Social Value. This co-created journey with The Lewis Institute, our students, and our featured guests focuses on understanding how to create economic and social value simultaneously,…

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My Work with a Non-Profit

My name is Morgan Kuehnle and I am participating in an internship this summer for YWCA Hartford Region in Hartford, Connecticut. I am a rising junior at Babson College, an RA for the first year area living learning communities (Living Entrepreneurship and Living Social Change), a CWEL scholar, and a member of the Babson Women’s…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson CAO Katherine Craven named Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester Board Member

Katherine Craven, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) at Babson, is among the three new members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester (BGCD) Board of Directors. “The combined talent, knowledge and network of our new Board members is certain to bring incredible opportunities to our organization and to the Dorchester community,” said BGCD President and…

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Michael Chmura

Graduate Coauthors Book On Leadership And Corporate Reinvention

Why do most corporate transformation strategies fail and how can companies avoid being just another heartbreaking statistic? “Weʼve found that there are two big reasons that these strategies donʼt work. The first is a lack of appreciation for the role that culture plays in creating transformation programs that stick. The second is poor leadership,” explain…

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Babson College PR

A Living Case Study in Gary DiCamillo’s Classroom

Gary DiCamillo is no stranger to turnaround management—in fact, in his 40 year career he has shepherded multiple companies through turnarounds. Outside the boardroom, DiCamillo is a Babson trustee, Chairman of the College’s Finance Committee, and an adjunct lecturer in the graduate school. For the past several years, DiCamillo has taught Managing in Turnaround Companies, a…

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Jeff Andrews

CLTP at Babson – A Unique Coaching Experience

Over the weekend, I participated in the Coaching for Leadership and Teamwork Program (CLTP), which Babson students do in their first year and again as part of the Strategic Problem Solving course for upperclassmen. This is a unique opportunity to receive coaching on skills that are necessary to being strong contributors in team settings during…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Joins Presidential Summit On Climate Leadership

Babson is among the colleges participating in the 2014 Presidential Summit on Climate Leadership, October 1 – 3, 2014 in Boston. Dallase Scott, Babson director of sustainability, is representing Babson at the Summit, which will bring together more than 250 college and university leaders from across the U. S. to focus on ways to strengthen campus climate action…

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