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William Hackel

Adaptive Solutions to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

Four Gonzaga seniors in the Comprehensive Leadership Program presented this case study at the International Leadership Association (ILA) Student Case Study Competition. This case study addressed the growing opioid epidemic in our nation, specifically focusing on the state of Florida. Kotter's Model of Change acts as a diagnostic tool, allowing us to gauge past and current progress. Through this framework, we are able to analyze ways adaptive leadership can improve the integrity of pharmaceutical companies and humanize communities recovering from addiction both in Florida and nationwide.

Kelen Ahearn, Erika Brown, Will Hackel, and Konner Sauve are four seniors graduating with a minor in Leadership Studies from the Comprehensive Leadership Program. Their majors include sociology, finance, economics, psychology, and english,