“Let’s sit you down in front of a video camera and and ask a simple question: What is the biggest mistake a leader can make? What’s your answer? My initial response, after pondering the recent fates of Tony Hayward, Mark
Though simply, yet provocative and crucial to consider next time you write an email or deliver a presentation! “The speaker had just been introduced. A slide behind him had his name and institution on it. A program in each member
“Business guru Peter Drucker called management “the most important innovation of the 20th century.” It was well-justified praise. Techniques for running large corporations, pioneered by men like Alfred Sloan of General Motors and refined at a bevy of elite business schools, helped fuel a century of unprecedented global prosperity.
But can this great 20th century innovation survive and thrive in the 21st? Evidence suggests: Probably not. “Modern” management is nearing its existential moment.
Corporations, whose leaders portray themselves as champions of the free market, were in fact created to circumvent that market. They were an answer to the challenge of organizing thousands of people in different places and with different skills to perform large and complex tasks, like building automobiles or providing nationwide telephone service.
Interesting to understand the parameters that add to the cost of replacing employees! Article by Scott Allen. Full article is available here: http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/money/article/the-high-cost-of-employee-turnover-scott-allen ”It’s impossible to be all things to all people. No matter how great your company is, it’s
Artists usually ask the help of friends, visitors or even strangers for quick views on their paintings and artwork. Graphic designers follow the same practice. They relate it to the need of fresh eye. Our minds become just after 30
Interesting report by Gartner! Read it online at Gartner.com. “By 2012, Companies with the Top 25 Percent Earnings Growth Will Have an Entrepreneurial CIO Egham, UK, January 11, 2010 — The impact of an entrepreneurial CIO is greatest when the
This article summarizes in a way the main ideas and insights of Ulrich & Smallwood in their book: “Leadership Brand: Developing Customer-Focused Leaders to Drive Performance and Build Lasting Value”. It’s one of the good books I read on Leadership and the role of leadership celebrities.Ulrich and Smallwood articulated the way to build a leadership brand by handling the following aspects and answering the following questions: