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Organisational Vitality: The Life Line for Your Company

November 13, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Talent Management, David De Cremer on Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By David De Cremer Where do you see your company many many many years from now? In this article, David De Cremer tells us the importance of passion, energy, company culture and more in cultivating organisational vitality. Where best to learn than from global telecom giant, Huawei.   No company lasts forever! As in life, …

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From Products to Solutions – Mastering Sales Force Incentives

August 30, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Finance & Economics, Editors' Pick, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Johannes Habel and Olaf Ploetner As B2B companies strive to become providers of solutions rather than products, sales managers face significant challenges. Among them: new requirements for incentivising sales teams.   In 2016, the world’s second

Is Compassionate Leadership a Driver of Huawei’s Business Success?

July 27, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (4)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao In this article, the authors trace giant telecom Huawei’s success to its founder’s commitment to compassionate leadership. In a fast modernised wold, how do ancient Confucian and Buddhist teachings of compassion drive you,

The Art and Science of Negotiating a Job Offer

July 4, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Guido Stein and Kandarp Mehta In every professional’s journey, there are those defining moments which can change one’s entire career. In this article, the authors elaborate not only the strategies involved in job offer negotiations, but more

Knowledge Architects Wanted

June 27, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Tammi L. Coles Organisations that embrace cross-domain knowledge can attain sustainable agility. In this article, the author highlights the significant yet often overlooked difference between specialist knowledge and architectural knowledge in the

The Five Fundamentals of Effective Performance Management

May 31, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By David G. Collings and John McMackin In this article the authors present the five issues that any organisation must tackle in order to design a performance management process that will prove effective for their organisation.    Performance management

Space, But Not as We Know It: Notes on the Future Workplace

March 14, 2017 • INNOVATION, MacGregor on Executive Health, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor Apple Park opens in a few weeks time. The new headquarters of one of the world’s most innovative companies, referred to by many as “spaceship campus” due to its flying saucer-like design, was one of the final acts from Steve Jobs

Crossing Cultural Barriers to Achieve Superior Team Results

March 10, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Interview with Bhaskar Pant Executive Director, MIT Professional Education   Culturally diverse teams produce more creative, innovative group results, compared to those in more culturally homogenous groups. In this interview with Bhaskar Pant, the Executive

The Three Traits that are A Magic Formula for Workplace Success

March 2, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By James A. Runde  The Magic Formula of Ability, Opportunity, and Courage result in countless examples of successful careers. These three attributes can make such a big difference in the performance of employees. Why are Ability, Opportunity and Courage the

Managing Difficult Personalities

January 24, 2017 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Zahir Irani and Amir Sharif Taking a lead in handling difficult situations and difficult people can be the hardest part of any management role. In this article, the authors outline ways in which to handle such people and situations to ensure a better