Darden Professor Sean Martin's case study “Heart of a Champion" analyzes the contrasting leadership styles of Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan, and he is now using his findings in the courses he teaches.
A malaria elimination project won the P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading cross-sector collaborations that feature public, private and nonprofit organizations addressing societal challenges.
UVA Darden Leadership Communication Council Explores Business Roundtable Statement on Purpose of Business
Darden's Leadership Communication Council discussed the media frenzy around the Business Roundtable's statement on the purpose of business, the changing relationship between media and business, and what communication skills are critical for future leaders to develop.
Following Footsteps of Famed Farming Family, Darden Alumnus Leads Niman Ranch Into Future of Sustainable Livestock
Chris Oliviero (MBA ’07) recently took on the role of general manager of Niman Ranch, which sources beef, lamb and pork from independent family farmers and ranchers across the U.S. who treat animals humanely and farm in environmentally sustainable ways.
Members of the Community Consultants of Darden worked with Breadworks, a local nonprofit bakery and deli that employs persons with disabilities, to help promote its mission in the community and increase revenue.
The brand promises made between consumer and company in the 20th century typically pertained to aspirational experiences the consumer could expect to receive. In the 21st century, the brand promise has become more nuanced, and more complicated.