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Partnerships

Our faculty work closely with our organizational partners to provide thought leadership on current and emerging issues in the research and practice of organizational leadership and innovation. Here are some examples:

Executive Development Program at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Paul Tesluk, academic director of CLOE, led a half-day program on Leading Innovation, Change and Teams for the FBI's Law Enforcement Executive Development program. More than 80 participants--mainly chiefs, captains and lietuentants in local/regional law enforcement agencies, state police and the FBI--took part in the program.

The Western New York Prosperity Scholarship Program

The Prentice Family Foundation’s Western New York Prosperity Scholarship is intended for entrepreneurial and civic-minded students in the University at Buffalo. In the 2015 winter session seminar, scholars were introduced to opportunities and challenges in WNY and key issues for the region.

Presentation on Shared Leadership to the Organizational Development Network of Western New York

Paul Tesluk, academic director of CLOE, presented to the Organizational Development Network of Western New York about the findings of CLOE researchers on shared leadership.

Presentation on Team Development to the Wstern New York Chapter of the American Society for Quality

Paul Tesluk, academic director of CLOE, presented at the WNY Chapter of the American Society for Quality’s annual conference, where he led the group through the marshmallow challenge exercise and showed how it can be used to stimulate innovation and team development.

Presentation on Leadership Development to the School of Management Alumni Association

Paul Tesluk, academic director of CLOE, led a workshop on leadership development for the UB School of Management’s Alumni Association.

Presentation/Workshop on Influence Through Reciprocity at the UB Volunteer Summit

Paul Tesluk, academic director of CLOE, provided a workshop at the UB Leadership Summit on the power of social capital. The workshop introduced the concept of generalized reciprocity, which underlies the development of positive social capital, and uses a tool called the reciprocity ring to demonstrate how to build positive social capital.