Our research programme is led by internationally renowned US Leadership Scholar Professor Georgia Sorenson, founder of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership and co-founder of the International Leadership Association. Georgia joined us in June 2015 as Leadership Scholar and Møller By-Fellow of Churchill College.
Our research capability underpins our strong focus on practical leadership development in the pedagogical design of our executive education programmes.
Our partnership with The James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership brings an established scholarly, prominent and prestigious platform on practical leadership and allows us to support and enhance our work with Professor Sorenson and others publishing in the leadership field using the Møller Institute affiliation.
Here we showcase a few of our recent research projects including the Elements Series a new journal at Cambridge University Press, co-edited by Georgia Sorenson, Møller Leadership Scholar and US Ron Riggio, psychologist leadership scholar.
Over 40 business leaders and academics gathered at the Møller Institute on 14 December 2018 to hear, amongst other things, how Unilever has driven business performance through strategic integration and alignment of organisational purpose. Read more.
This was the compelling question explored at the joint symposium in between the International Leadership Association and the Møller Institute. The symposium was convened for corporate leaders and leadership scholars from around the world. In particular, they were charged to discuss the importance of company purpose in the context of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Read more.
As part of the Churchill 2015 Global Leadership Programme 25 senior business leaders convened to contribute to a Practical Leadership Symposium. Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, Chair of the A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation in Denmark delivered an inspirational keynote that, among other things, illustrated how vital core values are to leaders of global organisations who want to adapt and thrive in the 21st Century. Read more.
In the new digital era — powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning — businesses face a fundamentally different leadership challenge. Leaders will need to create new organisational narratives about the nature of work, the roles humans and machines play integrated teams, and address the emotional needs of their followers during exponential change. Read more.
The Cambridge Elements Series, a is new journal published by Cambridge University Press, co-edited by Professor Georgia Sorenson, Møller Leadership Scholar and Ron Riggio, psychologist and leadership scholar, and in partnership with the International Leadership association. Read more.