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Center for Integrative Leadership


The Center for Integrative Leadership seeks to foster cross-sector and boundary-spanning leadership to address significant societal challenges (sometimes called Grand Challenges) for a greater good.

                Above: The 2014 University of Minnesota cohort of Mandela Washington Fellows. More here.



Finding Common Ground Forum Focus on Food Policy

Friday, January 16th, 2015

8:30am - 2:00pm

Freeman Building, Saint Paul, MN

Is labeling of foods containing GMOs a consumer right? Or does labeling of GMO foods create a false warning? Are voluntary initiatives sufficient or should government intervene? How do we balance competing concerns of consumers, food processors and government agencies? As States and the nation grapple with the GMO labeling paradox, the Finding Common Ground forum provides a unique opportunity to explore this complex issue from multiple perspectives. Read more here.




January Course Opportunity: Leadership to Address Global Grand Challenges

Want to learn how to work effectively on challenges where everyone is affected and no one is in charge? If so, this is THE course for you!

This 5-day skills-based course will introduce you to integrative leadership strategies useful in addressing global grand challenges. Global Grand Challenges have significant consequences for the well-being of societies. They are novel, emergent,
highly complex, and beyond the resources or knowledge of any single discipline, organization or sector to address. Read more here.





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Social Business Involves Integrative Leadership

What do Ben Franklin, Jeff Ochs, and the Center for Integrative Leadership have in common? All are recognized practitioners of leadership across business, government, and civil society sectors in pursuit of the common good. Ochs, who is finishing an MBA...

Posted on 10 February 2014 | 3:40 pm