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  • October 24, 2011

    How Female Talent Could Transform Emerging Economies

    by Melissa Master Cavanaugh
    Authors Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Ripa Rashid argue that corporate leaders are overlooking one of the most enthusiastic, capable sources of talent in the world: women in emerging markets.
  • August 15, 2011

    How to Prevent Self-Inflicted Disasters

    by Eric Kronenberg
    All too often, companies unintentionally create their own worst crises. With a little awareness of your organizational DNA, you can avoid that fate — and the headlines that go with it.
  • May 24, 2011

    Retooling Labor Costs

    by Harry Hawkes, Albert Kent, and Vikas Bhalla
    Despite years of cutbacks, many companies’ pay structures are still unbalanced. Here’s a dispassionate, logical way to realign them.
  • May 24, 2011

    Eat Your Peas: A Recipe for Culture Change

    by Rutger von Post
    The methods used by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to promote health in a West Virginia city can also be used to raise organizational performance.
  • May 24, 2011

    The Future of Women Leaders in the Middle East

    by DeAnne Aguirre, Melissa Master Cavanaugh, and Karim Sabbagh
    A number of high-profile women are chipping at the “cement ceiling” in the Gulf countries and making it possible for others to do the same.
  • March 7, 2011

    Saving a Crisis-Ridden Company

    by Priscilla Nelson and Ed Cohen
    After massive fraud was discovered there, Satyam Computer Services survived by helping its employees focus on their emotional trauma.
  • March 7, 2011

    How to Balance Power and Love

    by Art Kleiner
    Scenario planning and social change expert Adam Kahane suggests that to master large and difficult challenges, leaders need to learn to act and empathize simultaneously.
  • February 22, 2011

    Using Influence to Get Things Done

    by Perry Buffett
    Convincing senior management colleagues to follow your lead requires a blend of skills that add up to influential competence.
  • February 22, 2011

    On Grabbing Power

    by David K. Hurst
    A review of Power, by Jeffrey Pfeffer.
  • January 19, 2011

    Stop Blaming Your Culture

    by Jon Katzenbach and Ashley Harshak
    Start using it instead — to reinforce and build the new behaviors that will give you the high-performance company you want.
  • January 19, 2011

    A Corporate Climate of Mutual Help

    by Art Kleiner and Rutger von Post
    Edgar Schein, MIT’s sage of organizational culture, explains why the quest for accountability should start with interdependence.