Leadership is the ability to influence change, and not a question of position in a hierarchy. To drive strategy, create value. To build connections across silos and bring people with shared purpose together.   A shared purpose leadership style transforms it...
According to Lydia Abbot the purpose of the Heineken Go Places campaign is to give people a glimpse of what Heineken is all about and encourage them to take a quiz; 12 questions, which must be answered in three to five seconds. Based on...
By Professor Bettina Büchel and Michael Sorell Executives from around the world took part in a global mindset survey: Orchestrating Winning Performance.     Based on their responses, we identified five critical sources of competitive advantage linked to how managers perceive and act...
New Wharton research looks at how thousands of NASA employees with vastly different roles were able to rally around the common goal of a lunar landing in the 1960s.
Keenan Steiner puts into perspective Procter & Gamble (P&G’s) decision to build their employer brand. This decision was triggered by a major shift in the kind of skills and experience P&G needed from its employees, according to VP of Talent Laura Mattimore. “Over...
 “There’s growing evidence that suggests the perks companies promote do become important for retention because they talk to people at an emotional and engagement level,” says Mark Ramsook, senior consultant at global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson. Charles Orton-Jones, of Racounteur...
    Purpose is key to management styles that help corporations engage and flourish – and moral purpose is the most important of all. Anne Francke, chief executive, CMI     The CMI Management 2020  report on the future of management and leadership showed...
George Elton Mayo in the 1920s measured the relationship between working environment and employee productivity, and his findings resulted in managers changing their perspective. 10 years later, the US government passed the Performance Rating Act and the Incentive Awards Act...
Creating a Culture of Flexibility As employers increasingly focus on results rather than time spent at the office, workplace flexibility is replacing the one-size-fits-all, 9-to-5 way of working. Family and personal concerns can be major sources of stress. In...
“Every organization does meaningful work that can be framed and leveraged as a shared purpose.” Dr. Mark Bonchek, founder of , thinkORBIT and the Shift Thinking™ framework and Academy Research indicates that employees regard engaging in a meaningful purpose as being...
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