Category: Management

“Are you really ready for change? How long does it take your company to adapt to changing conditions?”

Survival of the Most Adaptable: Becoming a change-ready culture

“How to keep the worst in us from getting the best of us…”

Keeping the Stupid Out of Your Life

"Look for alliances where your boss is weak, keep your emotions in check, and lay out a case that details how the boss is costing the institution money."

How To Get Your Boss Fired

Warren Buffet says…

WarrenBuffettEffect (@WBuffettEffect) 5/14/13, 2:42 AM In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield. Warren Buffett

Should one worry about likeability if she/he is the boss?

I’m the Boss! Why Should I Care If You Like Me?

New research, conducted with HBR, The Economist, CEB, and TNS Global, reveals that CEOs believe CIOs are not in sync with the new issues CEOs are facing. CEOs also tell that CIOs do not understand where the business needs to go and how IT should support strategic goals.

How CIOs can keep in step with CEOs

Multitasking of the modern day worker

The multitasking paradox

Creating, articulating, and sticking to your vision is the single most important job you have as a leader.

Hiring and firing with the company’s vision in mind

The culture of "Big"…

Four ways to market like a start-up

How do you define success?

The most effective strategies for Success

One of the great contradictions of organizational life: People are great at starting new things but have a much harder time stopping the ones that already exist.

Why organizations are so afraid to simplify?

Most companies articulate their missions by way of formal “statements.” Questions, on the other hand, can provide a reality check on whether or not a business is staying true to what it stands for and aims to achieve.

Forget the mission statement. What’s your mission question?

In what kinds of situations are you most effective?

Do you play to win-or to not lose?

Which is more effective in improving team performance: using positive feedback or offering constructive comments?

The Ideal Praise-to-Criticism Ratio

Global dexterity, the ability to adapt or shift behavior in light of these cultural differences. And that’s something that’s often easier said than done.

When crossing cultures use dexterity

Your company’s organizational memory might be holding it back.

When Organizational Memory Stands in the Way

Supplier Safety Is the CEO’s problem?

How do you manage your suppliers?

Memo to the Boss: Don’t Do My Job For Me – Harvard Business Review

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Giving Feedback Across Cultures

Although many of us don’t like to do it, we know that critiquing others’ work — ideally in a constructive, polite, empowering manner — is an essential part of our jobs. But does critical feedback work similarly across cultures? Do people in