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The Hedgehog Effect: Building High Performance Teams

September 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, MBA & Executive Education, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Manfred Kets de Vries You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself. — Galileo Galilee You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom Strategic …

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Transforming Employee Performance One Coaching Conversation at a Time

September 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Coaching, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Brian Souza Why is it that so many good people are such bad managers? It’s an interesting question, isn’t it? Often when I give a keynote, I’ll ask the audience by a show of hands how many people have ever had a lousy boss. Regardless of where I

Leadership Development and The High Performing Team: The Wharton Leadership Program

September 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, MBA & Executive Education, Coaching, People Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Jeff Klein One thing that I’ve never needed to convince an incoming Wharton MBA student is that they should become a leader. You might also like: Reinvention: Critical to Business Success, but not Always Obvious Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and

TEST

September 19, 2012 • LEADERSHIPComments (0)

Test You might also like: Enhancing value through customer centric supply chain Tailoring the Strategy Function for Success Data to the rescue: Investing in (female) employees The Power of One: Leadership and Corporate Sustainability Integrative Intelligence

Developing Values in Business Education

July 22, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, MBA & 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

Women Leaders: The Gender Trap

July 17, 2012 • LEADERSHIPComments (0)

By Ginka Toegel and Jean-Louis Barsoux In cultivating their leadership style, women have to be conscious of which traits they cultivate and which ones they suppress. Compared to their male counterparts, there are sharp differences in what they are expected to

The Will and Skill to be Strategic

July 17, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Patrick R. Dailey & Chuck Russell Strategy guidance is a board’s most crucial responsibility. With contemporary directors repeatedly being exhorted to step up their contribution to strategy, the question below tests any Chairman’s confidence in

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 Employee Owned Business Model During Growth and Adversity: How Well Does it Hold Up?

July 17, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Finance & Economics, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Joseph Lampel, Ajay Bhalla & Pushkar P. Jha Criticism of modern corporate capitalism in the wake of the current economic crisis is reawakening interest in alternative ownership and governance models such as employee owned businesses (EOBs). EOBs are

STUDY IN AUSTRIA IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

May 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive EducationComments (0)

Krems – a small but vibrant university town Krems is the eastern gateway to the Wachau Valley and only a one hour drive from the Austrian capital, Vienna. It is set in one of Europe’s most picturesque river landscapes and therefore was added to the UNESCO