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The Center for Integrative Leadership is dedicated to examining and advancing a new vision for cross-sector leadership by addressing challenging issues of our time for a greater good.



Interview with Daniel Forbes

Daniel Forbes is a professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management. In 2011, he formally joined the CIL steering committee and has been a valuable member ever since. We took some time to talk to Dan about his current research and its connection to integrative leadership. Read more...

Higher EDge Blog Post about Integrative Leadership

Dee Anne Bonebright blogged about the importance of learning new leadership skills to address modern challenges. "As leaders, we are often more comfortable working within familiar frameworks and with familiar stakeholders. But what does it look like when we move into new ways of collaborating?" Read full blog post here.




African Solutions for African Problems?: Challenges and Opportunities

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Humphrey School Cowles Auditorium

Join the CIL as we host a reception and discussion with the Somali community featuring Ambassador Ahmed Adan the Somali Ambassador to Ethiopia/ African Union and Ambassador Omar Ali the Somali Ambassador to the USA. The reception is at 4pm with discussion to follow from 5-7pm.

First meeting of CHANCE for 2014-2015

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Humphrey School Freeman Commons

CHANCE is a student led organization to strengthen the relationship between the Cedar Riverside community and the University of Minnesota. If you are interested in learning more about Cedar Riverside or community-based work, this is the organization for you!

Please come to CHANCE's first meeting to learn more about the organization and how you can get involved. You can find the CHANCE meeting calendar for the year 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


Cultivating Change in the Academy: Practicing the Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter within the University of Minnesota

Since 2011, faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota who participate in a three-day CIL-sponsored leadership training have been applying what they learn to diverse contexts across the University. This collaboratively authored eBook features twenty-two stories describing how the Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter is impacting significant grassroots shifts in teaching, research and outreach across the University.