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Bruce Avolio

June 13, 2023

Employee approval can make or break CEOs, UW research shows

People sitting at a table with computers while a man presents at a white board.

New research from Bruce Avolio, professor of management in the University of Washington Foster School of Business, finds that employee approval greatly influences whether a board of directors will retain or dismiss a chief executive officer.

August 3, 2021

What the Olympic Games can teach us about the workplace

Olympic rings lit up at night

Bruce Avolio, executive director of the UW Center for Leadership & Strategic Thinking and a professor of management in the UW Foster School of Business, talks about what we can learn about leadership, competition and collaboration — factors that are important in the workplace as well as the Olympics.