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  • November 24, 2009

    How Emotions Affect Decision Making

    by Matt Palmquist
    Emotions can get in the way of rational decision making. Anger, in particular, can make employees increase their commitment to a failing plan.
  • November 16, 2009

    Leadership lessons and the economic crisis

    by Richard Rawlinson
    Predictably, one result of the economic crisis is the cry for a new style of leadership. In thinking about what qualities are needed as we move forward, it’s helpful to consider where we’ve been and what the times will require from the next generation of leaders.
  • November 4, 2009

    Can You Support Your Successor?

    Frances Hesselbein, author of Hesselbein on Leadership, introduces a lesson on one of the many pitfalls that leaders must avoid as they prepare to hand over the reins from Succession, by Marshall Goldsmith.
  • October 7, 2009

    The Successful Entrepreneur’s Secret

    Scott D. Anthony, author of The Silver Lining: An Innovation Playbook for Uncertain Times, introduces a lesson in correcting your company’s course from Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company — and Revolutionized an Industry, by Marc Benioff and Carlye Adler.
  • September 15, 2009

    Cut Costs, Grow Stronger

    by Shumeet Banerji, Paul Leinwand, and Cesare R. Mainardi
    To reduce expenses for the long term and lead the way to recovery, start by taking a strategic view of your capabilities.
  • September 9, 2009

    What Is — and Isn’t — Micromanaging?

    Blythe McGarvie, author of Shaking the Globe: Courageous Decision-Making in a Changing World, introduces a lesson in raising the level of corporate discourse from Owning Up: The 14 Questions Every Board Member Needs to Ask, by Ram Charan.
  • August 27, 2009

    Strong Connections, Less Conflict

    by Matt Palmquist
    Team leaders who foster informal social ties with their subordinates are more likely to boost performance, reduce turnover, and keep team members happy.
  • August 12, 2009

    An Antidote to Callousness

    Barbara Kellerman, author of Followership: How Followers Are Creating Change and Changing Leaders, introduces an excerpt on dealing with opponents of change from The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Techniques for Changing Your Organization and the World, by Ronald Heifetz, Alexander Grashow, and Marty Linsky.
  • July 9, 2009

    What’s in a Face?

    Physical characteristics and racial stereotypes still play a role in executive advancement.
  • May 26, 2009

    CEO Succession 2008: Stability in the Storm

    by Per-Ola Karlsson and Gary L. Neilson
    Booz & Company’s annual survey of chief executive arrivals and departures shows that the financial crisis has held down the rate of CEO turnover — for now.
  • February 24, 2009

    Recent Research

    by Bridget Finn
    On self-involved leaders, emotional decisions, offshoring white-collar jobs, and more.