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Leaders Who Hunt as a Pack

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Innovation, Leadership, Management, New, Operation

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By John Sutherland
Most leadership development does not produce a pack. It produces individual leaders. Below, John Sutherland discusses the importance of leaders working well with other strong leaders, and argues that the pack that hunts together stays together.
Wolves hunt as a pack and are brilliant team players. Once they pick up the scent they are [...]



Le Roi est mort, vive Le Roi Life after Succession

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Finance, Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics, Sustainability

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By Sherilyn Casiano
In the conversation about succession planning, most of the discussion revolves around the future continuity of the business. Very little is said about the impact of such a transition in human terms. Below, Sherilyn Casiano examines this human factor and shares recommendations for how to effectively deal with the human aspect of succession [...]



Future Proofing the Capital Value of Your Business

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics, Sustainability

Lessons and Experiences from the Journey of Succession

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By Richard Shrapnel
Succession is a dynamic journey, and anyone involved in this process should seek to understand it before venturing forward. Below, Richard Shrapnel explores the journey of succession.
Succession is a journey that preferably commences the day you start your business but often only starts when an owner [...]



Boards That Lead

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Operation, Regulation & Ethics

By Ram Charan, Dennis Carey, and Michael Useem
Governing boards of large companies are moving from monitoring of management on behalf of shareholders to also leading with management to generate shareholder value. Below, Ram Charan, Dennis Carey and Michael Useem discuss how directors are taking charge of CEO succession and executive compensation, partnering on merger decisions [...]



Leadership Mindsets for IT Success

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Innovation, Leadership, Management, New, Operation

By Donald A. Marchand and Joe Peppard
Negative stereotypes regarding IT departments abound: they are slow, ineffective, dull. But the reality is very different. As Donald A. Marchand and Joe Peppard explain, IT needs to have strong leadership that can work and cooperate with other executives in the business for overall success.
IT is not something that [...]



The Obstacles to Women’s Entrepreneurship in Europe, and How to Deal with Them

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics

By Viviane de Beaufort
An increasing number of women are interested in creating their own business – yet even in the 21st century, there are still obsactles that face them. Viviane de Beaufort distinguishes between the different types of women wishing to create their own business and analyses the support and training that the different categories [...]



People: A Key to Innovation Capability

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Innovation, Leadership, Management, New

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By Scott J. Edgett
Top performing companies recognise that successful innovation is inherently complex. Below, Scott J. Edgett argues that no matter how much money a company invests, or how efficient it makes its internal processes, the companies that are the most successful at innovation are those that invest significant time, effort and money in [...]



Women in the Paid Labour Force: Global Work-Family Challenges and Solutions

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics

By Bahira S. Trask
As an increasing number of women join the global labour-force, families have undergone complex transformations. Specifically, balancing work and home responsibilities has become a global concern. Below, Bahira S. Trask highlights some of the reasons behind these changes and suggests potential strategies and policies that could alleviate the situation.
Around the globe [...]



Jealous Leader’s Behaviour: the Othello Boss Syndrome

By admin • Jan 20th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics

By José Ramón Pin and Guido Stein
Figures from classical literature are used in psychology to name behaviours, and it is also helpful to use this technique to describe the world of human behaviour in business. Below, José Ramón Pin and Guido Stein use Shakespeare’s Othello to address jealousy resulting from the success of others, such [...]



Nelson Mandela as A Strategic Leader

By admin • Jan 20th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, New, Sustainability

By Paul J. H. Schoemaker
Nelson Mandela’s life story is one that transcends borders, race, language, and culture. Below, Paul J. H. Schoemaker argues that Mandela’s remarkable story holds valuable lessons for business leaders involved in managing profound change, and considers how the core of Mandela’s strategy was to encourage racial harmony, forgiveness without forgetting, power [...]