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Organizations & People Archive

  • November 30, 2006

    Masters of the Breakthrough Moment

    by Sally Helgesen
    For 50 years, Edith and Charles Seashore have taught people how to make organizations productive by confronting conflict and misunderstanding head-on.
  • November 21, 2006

    Crisis in the Oil and Gas Industry

    by Peter Parry, Varya Davidson, and Andrew Clark
    A skilled labor shortage threatens to stall the boom in investment and exploration.
  • August 28, 2006

    On Trust and Culture

    by Karen Otazo
    Five books about social networks explore the importance of “who you know.”
  • August 28, 2006

    The Ambassador from the Next Economy

    by Lawrence M. Fisher
    “Venture activist” Joichi Ito has turned his life into a prototype of the organization of the future.
  • August 28, 2006

    The Craft of Connection

    by Tim Laseter and Rob Cross
    Organizational network analysis is helping companies share knowledge worldwide, one natural broker at a time.
  • August 28, 2006

    The Best Decisions Are Clustered

    by Matt Calderone, Karla Martin, and Decio Mendes
    By assigning groups of individuals to categories of decisions, organizations can maintain coherence in the face of uncertainty.
  • May 30, 2006

    The Neuroscience of Leadership

    by David Rock and Jeffrey Schwartz
    Breakthroughs in brain research explain how to make organizational transformation succeed.
  • May 30, 2006

    Beyond Brand Management

    by Richard Rawlinson
    The anatomy of the 21st-century marketing professional.
  • May 30, 2006

    The Captain’s Challenge

    by Eric Best
    At sea or in business, a smart leader copes with turbulence by building the risk tolerance of the crew.
  • May 30, 2006

    Rethinking the Value of Talent

    by Jeffrey Joerres and Dominique Turcq
    Classifying employees by their role in the success of your business rather than by their function can improve the effectiveness of recruiting, staff development, and deployment.
  • February 28, 2006

    The Beatles Principles

    by Andrew Sobel
    Lessons about teamwork and creativity from the most successful band in history.