MILE Program Research Article Accepted for Publication
For release: March 1, 2013
The MILE Program of Fogelman College recently had a research manuscript accepted for
publication in the prestigious academic journal, Journal of Business Ethics.
The article, titled “Ethical Leadership and Followers’ Moral Judgment: The Role of
Followers’ Perceived Accountability and Self-Leadership,” is the first publication
spawned by the MILE Program. The authors are Dr. Bob Renn, MILE Research Coordinator,
Dr. Bob Taylor, MILE Program Director, Robert Steinbauer, management Ph.D. student,
and Phil Njoroge, accounting Ph.D. student.
“We are very pleased about the MILE program's first published research study. The
publication not only contributes to leadership scholarship but also puts the MILE
program on the international scene with other top notch universities with leadership
development and research programs," said Robert W. Renn, Ph.D., MILE program's Research
The MILE Program, which stands for Memphis Institute of Leadership Education, prepares
Fogelman College students to become future leaders in the city of Memphis through
leadership development and mentoring programs. The program matches a select group
of highly motivated students with an opportunity to engage in additional leadership
education and training during a six-month structured program.