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We Need a Greater Focus on the Benefits Women in Top Executive Roles Bring to Companies Rather than Doom and Gloom...

January 24, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Corporate Governance, MBAs & Executive EducationComments (0)

By Sucheta Nadkarni   Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses find the best people and reach key consumers. There’s a risk that too much focus on doom and gloom, over the lack of such senior women in business, will veer the discussion away from what women bring to the table …

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The Most Powerful Man In The World

January 15, 2017 • LEADERSHIPComments (0)

By Katharina Balazs The man whose victory seemed unimaginable was suddenly President-elect of the United States of America. President-elect Donald Trump has started to constitute his new government and outline his policies, crushing the hopes of those who

The Chief Innovation Officer Should be in Charge of New Territories. Not More. Not Less.

January 9, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, Emerging IdeasComments (1)

By Albert Meige An analysis with Google Trends on “Chief Innovation Officer” shows an increasing interest starting in 2010. The term was actually coined and described by Miller and Morris in 1998, but it seems to have only received interest in the past

Take the Window Seat (Return)

January 5, 2017 • BLOGS, Leadership Development, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor   As we begin a new year and return to work a fairly typical professional activity may include a look ahead to time spent on the road. I made a call for mindful flying through the simple act of choosing the window seat on the

What Leaders Can Learn from Both Clinton and Trump

January 5, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, CommentaryComments (0)

By Katharina Balazs   When connecting with an audience, Hillary Clinton leads with the head while Donald Trump comes from the heart: both hold lessons for today leaders. Watching Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the U.S. presidential debates, it

Take the Window Seat (Outbound)

December 16, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, BLOGS, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor As we near the year-end, a fairly typical professional reflection may include the number of business trips and particularly flights we have accumulated during the year. If you’re really lucky, a further flight or three may await for

A Wake-Up-Call for the Boards on Innovation

November 24, 2016 • Corporate GovernanceComments (0)

By Alessandro Di Fiore, Jonas Vetter and Joachim von Heimburg Today, innovation is not limited to products, but includes business models. Boards can play a critical role in shaping a balanced ambidexterity, raising the company executives’ strategic

November – December 2016

November 20, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Current IssueComments (0)

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Election Postmortem – The Leadership System

November 11, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, CommentaryComments (0)

By Barbara Kellerman Impossible to make much sense of what happened – President-elect Donald Trump – so soon after the fact. But when the history of this moment is written, it will have to presume a systemic perspective. It will have to account not only

5 Ways Trump or Clinton Could Make Government Run More Like a Business

November 10, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Business, Commentary, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Howard Schweitzer Applying business concepts to government is not a fantasy. With the right leader, a heavy dose of patience and good ideas, government can become more efficient delivering more value at decreased burden to taxpayers.   Throughout the