Executive Master of Leadership Blog

The New Work Environment – Are We COVID-19 Ready?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 23, 2020 9:12:30 AM / by Laura S. Wittcoff, DSW, LICSW posted in Population Health, Innovation, leadership, infrastructure, Change Leadership

The EML program foundational learning is centered on transformational and transactional leadership through a process of understanding internal strengths and challenges that guide and influence actions. The EML program provides a curriculum with a conceptual and experiential framework that informs ways of thinking that can address and solve complex work and human capital issues. Many graduates and current EML students have, no doubt, recognized and internalized the importance of supporting and managing their largest organizational asset: human capital. COVID-19 has challenged our personal and professional lives in ways many of us could not have previously imagined and forced us to reckon with our own concern for safety while fostering a community that embraces the safety of others.

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Black Lives Have Always Mattered: Zenobia Gaither, BIPOC Leadership and Personal Development Coach

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2020 8:28:46 AM / by Zenobia R. Gaither, EML|EBC posted in Transformation, Inclusiveness, Public Health, leadership, social inclusion, inequality, Leadership Development, Leadership Journey, Leadership Skills, Change Leadership, Communication, Listening

As our Country enters into the third week of the Black Lives Matter Movement ignited by back-to-back acts of police brutality on unarmed black people it remains a magnified movement today. The recent loss of the life of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, has quickly escalated into the renewal of raising our consciousness for the need to dismantle white supremacy and systemic racism. A movement that is long overdue, wouldn’t you agree? As leaders today, we have a duty to incorporate daily practices that both addresses and supports the Black Lives Matter movement for the long haul.

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Walk a Mile In Your Shoes: Dr. Carol Geffner

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 11, 2020 3:10:42 PM / by Carol J. Geffner, Ph.D posted in Inclusiveness, social inclusion, inequality, climate, Leadership Styles, Leadership Skills, Change Leadership, Listening


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3 Examples of Why Change Leadership Matters

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2019 10:06:00 AM / by USC Price posted in Change Leadership

In part 5 of our interview series on leadership, The Right Honourable Charles Clarke, former UK Home Secretary, and Dr. Carol Geffner, Director of USC's Executive Master of Leadership program discuss the impact of change leadership in the education system and qualities of good leaders.

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Change Leadership: How Great Leaders & Politicians Manage Change

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 17, 2019 11:40:31 AM / by USC Price posted in Change Leadership



Dr. Carol Geffner, director of the Executive Master of Leadership program at the Price School of Public Policy at USC recently interviewed former UK Home Secretary, The Right Honourable Charles Clarke about change management and leadership.

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