Man's best friend can provide important lessons to us on just about anything including how to run a company.
I admit it. I am a dog lover, and yes there are things we can learn from our furry friends. When I come home I am greeted at the door by an enthusiastic canine welcome. There is a lesson in there somewhere.
A study carried out by Ohio State University also found that giving a boss a taste of their own medicine didn’t damage a person’s career prospects.
I am hesitant about this one. There are boundary conditions to consider here. Standing up to the bully might be a good idea under certain circumstances, but I'm not sure it is wise to recommend it as a general strategy.
What’s the one factor that most affects how satisfied, engaged, and committed you are at work? All of our research over the years points to one answer — and that’s the answer to the question: “Who is your immediate supervisor?
An administrator examines the war colleges and the joint professional military education institutions and calls on the schools to employ the optimal mix of military and civilian faculty to encourage the rise of new thinking in vital areas and...
This was my attempt to provide some additional perspective to the debate about the relevancy and effectiveness of the war colleges. I wanted to share some insights from having been a student and faculty member in the system of professional military education as well as a faculty member and administrator in non-military settings. I hope it provokes some discussion, especially with regard to policies and procedures relating to the faculty.
Jean Lipman-Blumen is a wonderful person and a world-class scholar. This interview was part of a graduate course where the students prepared the questions and introductions while I played the host. They read her work before the class. We later turned off the lights and camera and engaged in a wonderful dialogue.
Here's a nice summary of some of my thoughts on Toxic Leadership by my friend and ace San Diego Fire Chief, Brian Fennessy. I think he knows my work better than I do. I love it when insights like these cross contexts.
In her book Toxic Leaders: When Organizations Go Bad, Marcia Whicker describes toxic leaders as “maladjusted, malcontent, and often malevolent, even malicious. They glory in turf protection, fighting, and controlling rather than uplifting ...