Center for Integrative Leadership
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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.



Food & Agriculture National Conference - Save the Date

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Please join Faegre Baker Daniels for this dynamic full-day Food & Agriculture National Conference. The event will bring together national industry leaders, in-house counsel, business executives and regulatory representatives from global market-leading companies in agricultural production and food processing and marketing.


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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.