With tax rules changing and interest rates set to rise globally, companies need to organize their operations around a new value equation.
Strategy & Leadership
- How the restaurant mogul behind Union Square Cafe, Shake Shack, and many other dining destinations uses culture to drive scale. See also “Building a Culture of Hospitality: Danny Meyer’s Team Prepares for Service.”
- s+b BlogsSowing seeds of confusion and discord is no way to run an organization.
- Subscription models can bring a steady revenue stream for companies that understand the customer life cycle.
- s+b BlogsAlthough supervisors’ humor can boost workplace morale, too many jokes or the wrong sort can leave employees feeling disengaged and more apt to break the rules.
- As workplaces increasingly embrace the telecommuting model, leaders can take several steps to bridge cultural and interpersonal gaps.
- SlideshowScenes from Union Square Cafe as the staff gets ready to open for the day show the company’s culture of “enlightened hospitality” in action. For more insight, read “Danny Meyer’s Recipe for Success.”
- To compete amid myriad disruptions, insurers in all sectors must wed strategy to structural changes.
- s+b BlogsThe ability of a small country to field a world-class soccer team can teach businesses about the power of good management for team building.
- s+b BlogsIt’s not your job to cure procrastinators. Your job is to get them to do their jobs.
- Leaders may think awareness programs are suitable for quelling unconscious bias, but they are just the start.
- The more complex and tightly coupled the system, say authors Chris Clearfield and András Tilcsik, the more urgent the need to manage the risk of meltdowns.
- s+b BlogsEmployees often take a pay cut to participate in CSR programs, but many do so to gain career skills.
- Even in a world of robots, continuous education can keep people employed.
- s+b BlogsBy embracing the concept of “yes, and,” managers can improve how they communicate. See also “Three Questions to Help You Become a ‘Yes, And’ Leader.”
- Supporting the arts can help companies address many modern concerns.
- InfographicApproach every conversation as an opportunity to improvise. For more insight, read “Using Improv to Transform How You Lead.”
- s+b BlogsTo develop the skills you’ll need to respond to adversity with strength, follow these three steps.