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Enhancing value through customer centric supply chain

September 20, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Artificial Intelligence, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Supply Chain, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

An exclusive interview with Allan Dow, President, Logility In today’s fast-changing marketplace, Allan Dow, President of Logility, knows all too well that a customer centric approach to any business is the only holy grail to success. In this interview, he shares with us the critical role of innovative supply chain management in enabling companies to

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Tailoring the Strategy Function for Success

September 19, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Jo Whitehead, Felix Barber and Rebecca Homkes Enterprises face a host of challenges today, including digital disruption and changing global trade patterns. In such an environment the need for a flexible strategy and a flexible strategy function is high. In

Data to the rescue: Investing in (female) employees

September 18, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, People ManagementComments (0)

By Ineke Ceder and Sumru Erkut Can companies successfully align attention to their bottom line with the current urgent calls for wider diversity and inclusion? The authors argue that thoughtfully collecting data on workplace climate and letting affinity

The Power of One: Leadership and Corporate Sustainability

September 18, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Judith L. Walls What kind of leader does it take to make a positive change? What traits set these leaders apart? In this article, the author presents their research highlighting the kind of leaders that can move companies towards a better social and

Integrative Intelligence for a Trust-based Worldview for Business

September 18, 2018 • Corporate Governance, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Sharda Nandram, Puneet Bindlish and Navin Keizer Trust forms the bedrock of any business and can be seen as the fundamental currency of all human activity. The nurturing of trust is key to risk management, innovativeness and economic progress. Businesses

Fintech: a Force for Disrupting and Democratising Financial Services

August 25, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Artificial Intelligence, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, Future of BusinessComments (0)

Fintech is like a snowball on a hill that is getting bigger and bigger and changing finance tremendously. London-based entrepreneur Viktor Prokopenya is well acquainted with this scene; particularly with fintech’s ability to disrupt and democratise

Could you answer these 3 questions?

August 25, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

I need your help. I’ve been asked to reflect on 3 questions for an interview this week on the Innovation Ecosystem podcast. Founded by anthropologist turned executive Mark Bidwell in 2016 this is a prolific and thought-provoking podcast series that has

When Work Meets Passion: FIU Center for Leadership on Co-creating a Better Future with Today’s Leaders

July 5, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (1)

Having hosted programmes with participants from 16 countries across 4 continents and from more than 200 organisations in the past 10 years, the Center for Leadership at Florida International University (FIU) continues to fulfill its work and passion of

The Power of Content: Credit Suisse’s Lucia Waldner on Innovation and Keys to Career Success

July 5, 2018 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Top C-Suite InterviewsComments (0)

Working at the upper echelon of the workplace, Lucia Waldner, Head of Credit Suisse Research Institute and Innovation, and the Chief of Staff to the Chairman, talked to us about her multiple functions, what it takes to remain innovative and adaptive to

Gender Parody: How to Get Even More White Men on Your Corporate Board

July 4, 2018 • Corporate GovernanceComments (0)

By Stefanie Johnson Unlike the United States, many European countries have seen declines in the percent of white men on corporate boards. The author presents five strategies commonly used board recruitment strategies guaranteed to maintain the status quo.