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

Advancing research, education and outreach in leadership and organizational development

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


To help leaders and their organizations reach their maximum potential.


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.