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...
The complex challenges that face teams, organizations and societies are demanding new ways of thinking about and shaping the future. In spite of decades of leadership research and the increasing demand for better leadership, we still do not have a...
Develop a plan that brings together data, analytics, frontline tools, and people to create business value. Only by spending the time to craft a plan can executives establish a common language to focus on goals and on ways of getting...
"In the twenty-first century a new vision of leadership is needed more than ever. Leaders must integrate knowledge and talent from individuals in the private, not-for-profit, and government sectors to advance the common good." Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chairman Carlson School...
By Bettina Büchel & Christopher Zintel Nestlé, the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of foods, has leveraged the Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) program, a continuous improvement initiative based on LEAN and TPM principles, to deliver the “Nestlé Model” of steady,...
There is a fundamental change in the way to manage your employees and the relationship with them. Peter Cappelli - Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli, and director of Wharton’s Center for Human Resources   Cappelli cites studies showing that 91% of companies worldwide have...
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...
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