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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. However, the traditional idea of identity as a stable, solid and reliable concept may not be …

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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

Ethics + Business: Ingredients for Great Leadership

January 11, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Claudia Peus and Armin Pircher Verdorfer Imagine you have been asked to support a company with their employee survey. You have done your research, compiled a questionnaire capturing common questions on employee attitudes such as job satisfaction,

Developing Values in Business Education

July 22, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, MBAs & Executive Education, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Nigel Duncan This article considers how we might best prepare students for ethical business practice. It considers recent developments in evolutionary research and neuroscience to explore the development of empathy and moral courage. It applies theories of

Leadership and Culture: Part 2 – Engaging the Enterprise: Creating a Growth Mindset Tribe

July 17, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team Managment, TransformationComments (2)

Mindset Tribe By Sean Culey Part 1 of this article (published in The European Business Review, May/June 2012) set out the case for Culture; it’s impact on financial performance, talent, effectiveness and morale, and why developing the right culture is

The Rise of the Functional Manager Changes Afoot in the C-Suite

May 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Maria Guadalupe, Julie Wulf & Hongyi Li Research shows that the recent transformation in the C-suite, that is, the skyrocketing number of executive team of chief officers or Senior VPs that report directly to the CEO, shifts decision making power up,

Leadership and Culture: Part 1 – The Case for Culture

May 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership DevelopmentComments (3)

By Sean Culey Issues of corporate culture have long been of great concern to executives and management theorists alike for a simple reason; culture matters – enormously. In this two part article, Sean Culey will first take a close look at organisational

Needed: Executives (and Citizens) with a Global Mindset

March 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, MBAs & Executive Education, Global Business, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Nakiye A. Boyacigiller We are facing challenges of a global nature that require global citizenship, global responsibility, and global solutions. These cannot be achieved without an increasing cadre of managers who understand the world through global