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...
IMD's book Quest: Leading Global Transformations by Professor Anand Narasimhan and Jean-Louis Barsoux, senior research fellow at IMD. Quest identifies seven key transformation journeys that companies are embarking on, along with valuable knowledge on how to get on track quickly...
According to Hppy, a happy workforce is an effective workforce, and if you treat your employees correctly and look after them, they will perform well and take care of you in return. Research shows that employees that are happy in...
Culture is reflexive Beliefs shape behaviour, but behaviour also shapes beliefs. Values affect beliefs and behaviour, but beliefs and behaviour also affect values. Often espoused beliefs and values are not consistent with the beliefs and values that can be inferred from...
  According to Professor Michael D. Watkins, the most challenging transitions occur in moving from being a functional leader to being a general manager, or business unit leader, or enterprise leader, and his research identified seven major shifts that leaders go...
  There is no question that flexibility has emerged as a matter of utmost importance to many workers—both women and men. In a recent Deloitte survey, professionals were asked what organizations could do to meet their career needs. It revealed significant...
Hit the Ground Running: Transitioning to New Leadership Roles   By Professor Michael D. Watkins and Anouk Lavoie Orlick with Susan Stehli At an IMD Discovery Event, Michael Watkins presented “Taking Charge in New Leadership Roles: The First 90 Days.”     An audience...
It starts with the recruitment process. Hire the right person and they are more likely to stay. Hire the wrong one and they will likely leave at some point. Roy Osing in his article: 'How To Have Employees That Never Leave,' suggests to...
Theodore Kinni, a contributing editor of strategy+business, compiled Susan David’s essential reading, to beeter understand Emotion in the Workplace.   “Emotions can be harnessed to live and lead in better ways,” says Susan David. “For so long, we’ve treated emotions in organizations as warm, fluffy,...
In an interview with the CIPD, Professor Lord Richard Layard of the LSE asks why wellbeing matters - for individuals and society. According to CIPD, work should do more than meet our basic financial needs and contribute to economic growth;...
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