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The Missing Puzzle Piece? How Action Learning Can Help Solve the Dual Challenge of Talent Development and Talent Sourcing

May 23, 2016 • Global Business, MBAs & Executive Education, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Alex Makarevich, Christian Acosta-Flamma and Simon L. Dolan To win in the “war for talent”, companies can no longer rely on conventional recruitment methods that put emphasis on formal credentials. Action Learning, seems to be a rising trend that imparts knowledge and instills resourcefulness by immersing participants into the action of solving

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Negotiating Advice for Women: The Problem-Solving Conversation

January 20, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

“You can’t improve on a skill that you’re avoiding,” says Wharton management professor Nancy Rothbard. “Many people shy away from negotiations because they associate them with conflict, but voiding them means you’ll never get better at it.” You

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5 Myths about Employee Learning

September 17, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Here are some common misperceptions about corporate education— and how to get beyond them. Under what circumstances do organizations embrace a learning culture? You might also like: How to Stand Out Online Organisational Identity as the Touchstone for

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Strategic Planning & Execution in an Uncertain World

May 22, 2015 • Global Business, MBAs & Executive Education, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (1)

Setting business strategy used to be as simple as defining what the organization wanted to achieve and then laying out the steps to get there. Management used this plan to set priorities, allocate resources, assess operations, align employees, and satisfy

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Challenging Stereotypes: The Women’s Executive Leadership Programme at Berkeley Executive Education

March 12, 2015 • MBAs & Executive Education, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

Interview with Laura Kray Professor of Leadership, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business UC Berkeley’s Women’s Executive Leadership Programme is unique: it was designed by women for women. The programme strikes a perfect balance between evidence-based

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Through the Ceiling and Over the Cliff? Catch-22 for Women Executives

January 19, 2015 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, MBAs & Executive Education, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills needed for navigating the road ahead. You might also like: A Wake-Up-Call for the Boards on

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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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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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How Political Intelligence Sets Successful Leaders Apart

November 18, 2014 • Global Business, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, MBAs & Executive Education, Social Impact, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark Leadership Alert! There are times when the classic development of leaders no longer fully equips them or their organisations for success. This is one of those times. Below Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark explain why leaders need

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The Power of Corporate Culture — and How to Harness It

November 18, 2014 • Global Business, LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

Culture change is hard to do. Just look at Ron Johnson’s attempted transformation of JCPenney in 2012. Or go back a few thousand years to the pharaoh Akhenaten, who transformed Egypt’s religious system during his 17-year reign. He had statues and other