The Goff Strategic Leadership Center theorizes that successful strategic leaders demonstrate skills across six specific dimensions (what we refer to as the Six Principles of Strategic Leadership). This model of leadership indicates that competence in these six areas contributes to high levels of individual, team, and organizational success. Research conducted by faculty at the University of Utah provides insights into each of these principles, and describes specific strategies for how leaders can apply these principles.

Among other things, the Six Principles of Strategic Leadership model asserts that strategic leaders should be skilled in creating and sharing a compelling vision for their organization – and that this vision should be ambitious and involve some risk. Dr. Elizabeth Tenney, a Goff faculty fellow and assistant professor in the management department at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, conducts research on the impl