Leadership & Management

Teamwork: UVA Basketball Coach Tony Bennett’s 5 Pillars of Success

As the UVA men’s basketball team heads into March Madness as a No. 1 seed, Darden professors elaborate on the five pillars on which coach Tony Bennett has built the successful team.

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Darden Ideas to Action shares business knowledge — research, analysis and commentary — from faculty and experts of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Can Business Save the Earth?

The Earth is in trouble. Spoiler alert: There are no easy fixes. Many experts — including scientists, policymakers and business leaders — argue that to address sustainability challenges requires innovation on a massive scale. In the environmental crisis, the acceleration and adoption of sustainable technologies could change the game.

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Modern Global Leadership

Leveraging thought leadership from Darden Executive Education and a broad array of experts, Ideas to Action dissects the path to modern global leadership and shares insights from those who are succeeding along the way.

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Stakeholder Theory

Stakeholder theory is based on the principle that a firm should create value for all stakeholders, not just shareholders. It stresses the interconnected relationships between a business and its customers, suppliers, employees, investors, communities and others who have a stake in the organization.

Marketing & Sales

How the Portland Trail Blazers won back their fans

What does a formerly popular NBA franchise do when it sees a sheer drop in attendance and more than half its luxury suites go empty? It employs this technique to determine how much fans value different perks … and refills the arena with a strategic and inexpensive promotion.