The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE) strives to create more effective leaders and organizations.

It also supports UB 2020’s goals of accelerating academic excellence, translating scholarship and developing leadership capabilities in UB students and business leaders.


To advance research, education and outreach in leadership and organizational development.


Built on a foundation of high-impact scholarship and solution-focused organizational and economic engagement, CLOE is an internationally recognized center for producing thought leadership in organizational leadership and innovation.

Strategic Objectives


Produce innovative and meaningful research based on academic/organization partnerships.


Provide leadership coursework and academic experiences for undergraduate and graduate students, executives and alumni to promote leadership development and career success.


Achieve organizational collaborations and partnerships that build leadership capabilities, innovation, change and organizational effectiveness.