Leadership

Judy Young quoted in Moxie Woman describing Institute for Ethical Leadership spring offerings

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL), announced this week its lineup of spring offerings, aimed at strengthening leadership among executives in all fields. The IEL, based within the Rutgers Business School, will offer a two-day ethical leadership certificate program in March, hold its sixth annual Ethical Leadership Conference on April 30, and provide Customized Ethical Leadership...

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Faculty Insights: Professor Ann Buchholtz makes a case for why companies should consider hiring ex-convicts

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

In an article for Ethisphere Magazine titled "Boxed out of Employment The Case of Hiring Ex-Convicts," Rutgers Business School professor Ann Buchholtz notes that companies need to do individual assessments rather than blanket exclusions of ex-convicts.

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"The Case for Hiring Ex-Convicts" Ann Buchholtz' Thought Leadership article in Ethisphere Magazine

Friday, February 13, 2015

Ann Buchholtz is a professor of leadership and ethics at Rutgers Business School.  Her Thought Leadership article “The Case for Hiring Ex-Convicts” appeared in the previous issue of Ethisphere Magazine. The size of the United States prison population is well established, as is the fact that it is the largest in the world. What is less certain is what these 2.8 million people (1 in 35 adults...

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Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership Announces Spring 2015 Lineup of Programs and Events for Regional Leaders in Yahoo News

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL), announced this week its lineup of spring offerings, aimed at strengthening leadership among executives in all fields. The IEL, based within Rutgers Business School, will offer a two-day ethical leadership certificate program in March, hold its sixth annual Ethical Leadership Conference on April 30 and provide Customized Ethical Leadership...

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Rutgers Business School Dean Lei Lei lands on NJBIZ's list of Best 50 Women in Business

Friday, February 6, 2015

The Best 50 Women in Business program is intended to honor the most dynamic women in business from across New Jersey. An independent panel of judges selected the winners based on their dedication to business growth, professional and personal accomplishments, community involvement and advocacy for women.

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Dean Lei profiled in China Daily: "You have to make sure that after five, 10, 20 years, you are still one of the strong players in the world of business schools"

Friday, January 2, 2015

For Professor Lei Lei, it's always been about teaching her graduate students what to do after they get out of school. "Students are no longer content with just an MBA degree," Lei said. "They want a career, and it's not counted as a career if they are not happy with the job." The professor in supply chain management and marketing sciences will become dean of Rutgers Business School on Jan 1. The...

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Wells Fargo executive Michelle Lee receives 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadership Award

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

"As a woman who worked her way up the corporate ladder, she is proof that hard work and commitment to a goal pays off,” Judy Young, executive director of the Institute for Ethical Leadership said of Michelle Lee. "Her success instills in all of us, admiration and a strong appreciation for giving back. She is a true role model for young women and men who grow up in Newark.”

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Professor Ann Buchholtz quoted in Men’s Health feature

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Long relegated to the bowels of toilet bowls and septic tanks, poop has gone mainstream, with a slew of websites offering poop on demand. It's not as gross as it sounds—on second thought, it really is—with poop delivery services giving customers a chance to buy the ultimate spite gifts for those who've wronged them. “This isn't a gag, it's an attack,” claims Ann K. Buchholtz, Ph.D., Professor of...

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Managers and employees should make the effort to connect and support each other said Terri Kurtzberg in Brisbane Times article

Friday, December 5, 2014

There’s a curious trend happening in workplaces: they’re becoming depersonalized. It began with hot-desking, then it ramped up with work-from-home options, and now it’s really taken off with virtual teams where people aren’t in the office at all. Is it OK, though, to spend years working for an organization without ever meeting your colleagues? Some would say yes, definitely. The idea of never...

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Experiences: Exchange program offers Rutgers Business School student a look at life in a different part of the world

Friday, November 28, 2014

Rutgers Business School student Amir Ismail hoped for an opportunity during college that would give him a different perspective and allow him to impact a culture through the power of service and exchange. He got his chance when he visited Africa as part of an Rutgers University-Newark sponsored exchange program. His essay about the visit is part of an occasional feature highlighting student experiences.

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Former opera singer, now top community bank executive Michelle Lee to receive 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadershp Award

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Michelle Lee, a vice president of Wells Fargo Bank, has been promoted to the top community bank executive position on the East Coast. Banking was not part of her initial career plans. After earning a degree in music from Boston Conservatory, Lee aspired to become an opera singer. When she joined Wells Fargo (then First National State Bank) as a teller in 1984, she thought it would be an interim...

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Dr. Lei’s academic leadership, scholarship, and corporate engagement key qualities that led Chancellor Cantor to select her Dean of Rutgers Business School reported in Bloomberg Businessweek

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A combination of Dr. Lei's accomplishments as an academic leader, her acuity as a scholar and teacher, deeply engaged with business challenges facing communities locally and globally, were among the key qualities that led to her selection, according to a statement from Nancy Cantor, Rutgers University Newark chancellor; Richard Edwards, executive vice president for academic affairs and Rutgers...

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Rutgers Business School will have a new dean with the new year reported NJBIZ

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick will have a new dean with the new year, it announced Tuesday. Lei Lei will take over from Glenn Shafer, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Rutgers Business School said in a news release. Three key Rutgers officials — Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Rutgers-New Brunswick Chancellor Richard Edwards and Rutgers-Newark Provost Todd Clear — said in a joint...

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Rutgers University announced Tuesday a new dean of the business school in Newark and New Brunswick

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Professor Lei Lei will take the reins from Glenn Shafer, who has led the Rutgers business school since 2011. Lei's appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2015. The professor has been a faculty member at Rutgers since receiving her Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin in 1989. She has received multiple best professor awards at Rutgers Business School and earned a nomination...

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NorthJersey.com reported that Rutgers Business School will have a new dean in January: Professor Lei Lei

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Lei Lei, a Rutgers professor, has been appointed dean of Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, effective Jan. 1. Lei replaces Glenn Shafer, the school's current dean, who has held the post since 2011. According to a release, Lei has been a faculty member at Rutgers since 1989, after she received a doctorate in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin. While at Rutgers...

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James Abruzzo presented at international expert meeting on the role of trustees in fundraising for the arts in the US

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The role of fundraising for the board of trustees of arts organizations. On November 11, 2014 the NVTC held an exclusive event, sponsored by Camunico and DHR International, where James Abruzzo, co-founder of the Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School shared his expertise concerning the role of fundraising for the board of trustees of arts organizations. DHR International has...

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Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership to present the 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadership Award to banking executive Michelle Y. Lee reported in Yahoo News

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

On Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL) will honor Michelle Y. Lee, regional banking executive, Eastern Region for Community Banking at Wells Fargo, with the 2014 Steven J. Diner Ethical Leadership Award. Created in 2011 in recognition of a champion of the IEL, Steven J. Diner, former Rutgers University-Newark chancellor, this award is given annually to an...

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Understanding ethical decisions can help a company avoid lawsuits said Ann Buchholtz in NJBIZ

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Rutgers Business School in Newark will be offering a two-day executive educational program called Executive Leadership: An Ethical Journey to Success. The program, hosted by The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School, will culminate with a certificate of completion. According to Ann K. Buchholtz, Rutgers professor of leadership and ethics and research director at IEL, the...

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New Certificate Program, Executive Leadership: An Ethical Journey to Success provides tools for tackling the toughest challenges said Ann Buchholtz in NBC Right Now article

Monday, October 20, 2014

In the wake of ever increasing lawsuits and stories in the media about corporate missteps, the Institute for Ethical Leadership (IEL), located at Rutgers Business School, is offering a new Certificate Program, Executive Leadership: An Ethical Journey to Success. This two-day executive education program, on Tuesday, November 18 and Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Rutgers Business School in Newark,...

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Institute for Ethical Leadership co-founder James Abruzzo interviewed on Issues and Ideas with Chris DeBello

Thursday, September 11, 2014

James Abruzzo co-founder, Institute for Ethical Leadership, spoke with Chris DeBello regarding the Sussex County Community College ethics probe.  Abruzzo shared his anaylsis of ethics questions regarding the Sussex County NJ Community College Board of Trustees. Sussex County Community College trustees Glen Vetrano, Edward Leppert and Glenn Gavan had conflicts of interest with an engineering...

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