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Dream Bigger Be Braver

November 18, 2014 • Editors' Pick, LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

Interview with Cheryl Giovannoni Cheryl Giovannoni is the dynamic CEO of Ogilvy & Mather UK, the advertising giant responsible for those advertising campaigns that make you smile and make you laugh – like Expedia’s travel yourself interesting campaign, or Dove’s Real Beauty campaign. We met with Cheryl in Ogilvy’s Canary Wharf building,

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The World Business Forum New York

November 18, 2014 • Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014Comments (0)

By Henrietta Morris “We have to unlearn what we think we know about leadership.” – Linda Hill This was the message, in this instance boldly stated

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Leading Innovation through Executive Education

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014Comments (0)

Interview with Saul Estrin In today’s fast-changing global environment, business leaders need new tools to face new challenges like never before. Innovation is one such tool. Here, we pick Professor Saul Estrin’s brain about how LSE’s Department of

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Making Capabilities Explicit is The Work of Leadership

November 18, 2014 • Leadership Development, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Richard Lynch, Amber Román And Derval Kennedy In “Clarifying Strategy Is Simple. Aligning Your Organisation Is Not.” (The European Business Review, Sept/Oct 2014) the authors make the case that the clearest route to aligning and communicating strategy

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Are Digital Technologies the Planet’s Last Best Hope? (If bananas are anything to go by the answer is yes.)

November 18, 2014 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Mobility & E-Commerce, Internet of Things, Social Impact, Social Media, SPECIAL FEATURES, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By John Bates Humanity’s destructive ecological footprint is only getting bigger and effective solutions are needed more than ever. Below Dr. John Bates explains what a debate about bananas has to do with the effectiveness of climate change conferences, and

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Incorporate Innovation into your Business Model

November 18, 2014 • Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

Interview with Jeff Rosenthal Innovation is a surefire way to achieve growth and success for your company. Below Jeff Rosenthal, CEO of the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, tells us what his experience has taught him about teaching companies to

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The End of Competitive Advantage

November 18, 2014 • Emerging Ideas, Global Business, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

Interview with Rita McGrath The European Business Review talks to Forbes’ #6 most influential business thinker, Rita McGrath, about innovation, the end of competitive advantage, and how you can stay relevant in today’s volatile business environment.   To

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Leveraging Your Collective Genius

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Interview with Linda Hill Harvard Business School Professor and World Business Forum speaker Linda Hill gives The European Business Review her take on leading innovation. Linda Hill is no stranger to working with “stars”, and in the world of leadership

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Laying the Foundation

November 18, 2014 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Damian Goldvarg While organisations may be becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of a strong coaching culture, translating this into practice is a very different matter. Here, Damian Goldvarg shares the International Coach Federation’s latest

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What Could Be a Hidden Key for a Successful Merger and Acquisition Project?

November 18, 2014 • Editors' Pick, Finance & Economics, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Mark Goyens and David De Cremer The way we engage, communicate and deal with people involved in each phase of a merger and acquisition project is key to positive business results. This article discusses five crucial factors that will determine if your