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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 possibly the most important skill for a leader to develop.  Now Sean Culey describes how …

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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, MBA & 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

The Search for Innovation Leadership

March 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Jeff Gaspersz What do we need to do to build the leaders that are equipped for the new innovation challenges?   You might also like: 21st Century Leaders: Driving Success Amid Intense Disruption Mining Actionable Information with Smart Capture:

Challenging the “Tailor” How to Effectively Customize Executive Education for the Companies’ Benefit

March 22, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Andreas Löhmer When it comes to executive education, companies very often accept second best solutions. Looking at the impact achieved, these investments do not always seem sufficiently well-placed. In a time where resources are even scarcer than before,

Leaders Who Hit The Numbers

March 21, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland Leadership is seen in the heat of the moment in the world of work, not in theory during an off-site course. Leadership development, therefore, must occur during business as usual, not in some simulation. In this article, John Sutherland

What Leaders Do… Requisite Competency for 21st Century Challenges

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (1)

By Patrick R. Dailey
 From the earliest recorded leadership teachings of Confucius to contemporary theorists and practitioners, leadership has consistently been viewed as the decisive factor in the success of an organization – be they feudal clans,

The Leader’s Checklist

January 23, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (1)

By Michael Useem The Leader’s Checklist comprises fifteen mission-critical, time-tested leadership principles that vary surprisingly little among companies or countries. Taken together, they constitute a playbook for leadership decisions whatever the

Worry: I know there is a crisis waiting for me

November 24, 2011 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Thomas DeLong Jana Jones was a successful, experienced manager who had run a multi-million dollar business. She projected the image of being able to do it all. She was COO of an internet consulting firm and had previously run a major piece of a large