Leaders can learn a lot from the late Apple CEO, but not all of it should be emulated.
- Analysis of informal networks offers a potent leadership model for the C-suite: Make top teams the hub of the enterprise, and watch performance improve.
- A review of Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.May 29, 2012 by Clive Crook
- Ann Rhoades, author of Built on Values: Creating an Enviable Culture That Outperforms the Competition, introduces a lesson in attaining the full potential of employees from All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results, by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton.April 27, 2012
- What is the right number of direct reports for any incoming C-level executive? A new diagnostic tool can provide the answer, based on each leader’s situation and strategy.April 9, 2012 by Gary L. Neilson
- The companies PE firms acquire aren’t any more likely to go under than other debt-heavy businesses, once some variables are factored in.March 23, 2012
- Douglas R. Conant, coauthor of TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments, introduces an excerpt from The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life’s Most Difficult Problems, by Stephen R. Covey, that proposes a more thoughtful approach for problem resolution.March 2, 2012
- The business model that drove the major drugmakers’ success isn’t working anymore. The survivors will be those that make smart strategic bets supported by winning capabilities.
- Media pioneer Bob Carrigan, of IDG Communications and the Interactive Advertising Bureau, explains why new media is the most optimistic part of the economy.February 13, 2012 by Art Kleiner
- A Dismal Outlook?November 22, 2011 by David Warsh
- Three leadership principles turn inherent conflicts into long-term growth.September 1, 2011
- 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.August 15, 2011 by Eric Kronenberg
- Health insurers are reaching beyond national borders for more effective medical management strategies.
- A conversation with Aetna Executive Vice President Meg McCarthy.
- When the pipeline of technological breakthroughs has stalled, especially in industries like pharmaceuticals, midlevel managers may hold the key to R&D productivity.
- Supporters of the status quo — not the creative types — are seen as more effective.May 24, 2011 by Matt Palmquist
- 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 by Rutger von Post
- More than half of surveyed executives don’t buy their company’s strategy.May 24, 2011
- Directors may not be all that independent, but their savvy advice often pays off.May 13, 2011
- Improvements in efficiency and quality vary with a team’s tasks and location, as well as with the access its members have to institutional databases.April 1, 2011
- Some executives and scientists are calling for a radical rethinking of chemicals, cars, farms, and our future.February 22, 2011 by Nancy A. Nichols
- His inventions from 50 years ago enabled cell phones, laptops, and flat-screen TVs. Now, at age 88, he’s aiming to make solar power cheaper than coal.February 22, 2011 by Lawrence M. Fisher
- How one of the world’s most innovative companies discovered the value of focusing its R&D attention on its own business practices.February 22, 2011 by Inder Sidhu
- A study recommends 21 practices to improve the planning process and its impact on productivity.January 28, 2011
- Management professor Vijay Govindarajan explains why companies have trouble implementing new ideas — and what they should do about it.January 14, 2011 by Theodore Kinni
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