Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem Huffington Post Figures recently released by Google, Yahoo, and Facebook revealed that leadership positions were still mostly held by white men, and that fewer than 1 in 4 leaders at any of those companies are...
My sense is that Boards have a fiduciary duty to be more inclusive in their development of next generation leaders. The war to attract and develop talent that is better then the talent in your competitors demand it. Moreover, the broader the talent pool the lower the risk of Boards being boxed into agreeing excessive remuneration for top executives.
By Superna Khosla, Integrated Reporting Policy Lead at PwC It’s a question that those of us surrounded by accounting manuals and data as interim reports are put to bed this month might well ask. It was the question Paul Druckman,...
Facilitating understanding and trust a broader broader spectrum of stakeholders particularly resonates with me.
3 Things You Must Know about Implementing Change in Field Service Business 2 Community Under Gerstner's leadership, IBM made a dramatic comeback, reinventing itself from a floundering business to a multibillion dollar enterprise.
Values-based leadership is the solution for today’s leaders, says Harry Kraemer, the former CEO of Baxter International and professor of management and strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Sustainable Leadership Huffington Post Instilling an ethic of sustainable management signals to investors, employees, vendors, and customers that a business is stable and the leadership has a long-term vision drawing on state-of-the-art practices.
There are increasing examples of sustainability (in many of its dimensions) being rewarded. The progress that Paul Polman is driving at Unilever being one of the higher profile.
Over the last few years many companies have begun looking beyond the traditional idea of what makes a company innovative and have started to explore a kind of mix and match approach to applying various creative methodologies within their...
My sense is that a foundation is consistent, visible support from top management so that innovation (and its failures as well as successes) is felt part of an enterprise's DNA. "innovation should come from all corners of your organization — make sure you are seeking out diverse perspectives and engaging the curious people in your organization who think about problems bigger than themselves." particularly resonated with me.
Be A Top Executive By Continuously Studying The Best Investor's Business Daily "Extraordinary leaders do more than verbalize; they personify," Michael Lindsay, who conducted what he calls the largest interview-based study of senior leaders for his...
People Join Because Of Great Vision, People Leave Because Of Poor Leadership Forbes The truth is: there are plenty of brilliant ideas out there, but there are very few leaders who can build a successful business.
What is more, enterprises that develop a strong sense of shared values have a better foundation for effective involvement of people win both fleshing out the vision and then the developing and implementing the actions needed to secure value from implementing the vision. Developing such shared values across the enterprise is less of a challenge when the enterprise is small
How can employee engagement help make your employees feel as if they're a necessary part of a company's sustainability efforts?
I believe strongly that successful companies are those that consistently manage continuous improvement, and their relationships with stakeholders while raising their level of agility. The foundation for this on a sustained basis is really engaged employees.
Half staff do things that clash with values: poll Emirates 24/7 This is perhaps reflected in the fact that 54.6 per cent of respondents have been asked to do something at work at some point in their careers that has clashed with their personal...
Six Ways Leaders Can Thrive in Ambiguity Chief Learning Officer As business and leadership become more transparent, interconnected and complex, these problems are everywhere: “How do I balance the needs of my business unit with those of the...