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Why Focus Matters to Your Leadership: Understanding Huawei’s Business Strategy

February 9, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Strategic SpotlightComments (19)

By David De Cremer Contemporary business develops at a rapid pace, with many uncertainties, internationally connected stakeholders, and little latitude to make mistakes. In such a dynamic environment companies need strong leadership to survive and build a long-term and sustainable reputation. But what does strong leadership mean? You might also like: 21st

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The Fairness Challenge of the Internet of Things

January 20, 2016 • TECHNOLOGY, Corporate Governance, BLOGS, David De Cremer on Management, Digital Transformation, Internet of ThingsComments (2)

By Bang Ngyuen and David De Cremer The Internet-of-Things essentially enables mass data collection and analysis, to the benefit not just of businesses, but individuals and society too. However the question is, are businesses behaving ethically when

Leadership Innovation: Huawei’s rotating CEO system

November 20, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Global Business, BLOGS, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' PickComments (1)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao The CEO of an organisation is where the buck stops, and to whom all credit is due for success. But is this idea of the CEO as a “heroic leader” out-dated? Organisations need to implement leadership innovation to secure a

Leading Huawei: Seven Leadership Lessons of Ren Zhengfei

September 17, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, BLOGS, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (3)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao “Every generation produces its own great character, and each exerts impact for hundreds of years.” True to this Chinese saying, Zhengfei has indeed proven that he had the influence and insights needed to design the

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

November 18, 2014 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Finance & Economics, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (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

Are Leaders Fair? On the Need to Understand Fairness Management in Organisations

July 17, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, BLOGS, David De Cremer on Management, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By D. De Cremer, G. Houwelingen, C. Ilse, H. Niek, L. Brebels, M. Van Dijke & A. Van Hiel It is human nature to want to be treated fairly, and nowhere is this more evident than in the workplace. Leaders need to effectively manage the perceived fairness of