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Collaborative Creativity: Leading High Performance through Theatre

September 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Quinn Bauriedel & Jeff Klein Like the multitude of teams in any organization, theatre works under tight timeframes, combines many individuals with different talents, and communicates a vision of the world with the intent to attract and transform its constituents. Below, Quinn Bauriedel and Jeff Klein discuss Creating and Leading High Performing

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The Daily Practice of Leadership Communication During Times of Change

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Terry Pearce In this article Terry Pearce, the author of LEADING OUT LOUD A Guide For Engaging Others In Creating The Future, places authenticity and empathy at the heart of corporate communication. To be an effective leader and build healthier, more

50+20 Management Education for the World: PART 2: Understanding the Core of the Vision

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Katrin Muff, Thomas Dyllick, Mark Drewell, John North, Paul Shrivastava & Jonas Haertle This article continues from Part I (in the last issue of The European Business Review) and provides insights into two critical domains of the 50+20 vision: a) the

What is Resilience?

August 8, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Adrian Furnham Can resilience be taught? If so, how? And are some organisations more resilient than others? This article considers how the notion of resilience can inform and energise corporate culture, and how the resilient individual survives and thrives

The 3 C’s of Growth Leadership: Culture, Capabilities, and Configuration

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, People Management, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By George S. Day George S. Day’s new book Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth is an essential guide to building a framework for superior growth through innovation. This article offers a preview on how to boost your innovation

Developing Multicultural Competence

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Luciara Nardon, Richard M. Steers & Carlos J. Sanchez-Runde In our globally expanding economy, it is no longer enough for successful managers to have great directive skills, they must also be able to understand and adapt to the different cultures they

Identity In and Around Organisations

May 9, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Majken Schultz & Steve Maguire At the heart of any successful organisation lies a powerful conception of identity: the coherent way in which it presents itself to its stakeholders and employees, containing its purpose, goals and key characteristics.

Why Our Decisions Get Derailed and How to Get Back on Track

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Francesca Gino The Ducati motorcycle racing team, Ducati Corse, decided to compete in a motorcycle racing circuit, the MotoGP, for the first time in 2003. The team had accumulated years of experience and success in other motorcycle racing circuits, but the

CEOs, Mind Your Own Business! Why and How Corporate CEOs Should Pay More Attention to Corporate Functions

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, OPERATION, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Andrew Campbell, Sven Kunisch & Günter Müller-Stewens The corporate office consists of the CEO and the corporate functions. It is the main vehicle for delivering corporate added value. Yet corporate functions often underperform and corporate offices

Why Should Managers Be Socially Responsible?

March 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Antonio Argandoña Why should managers put Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into practice? The so-called legal, ethical, social and business cases provide several reasons. In this paper we discuss these arguments, and we add new reasons that make up