Linda Hill, author of Collective Genius, believes leaders should create a context in which people are willing and able to innovate
Peter Cuneo, former CEO of Marvel Entertainment and the man behind seven corporate turnarounds, on what really goes into resurrecting a failing company.
Giving is good, we have all been told. It makes you a good person and it is the right thing to do. Now Adam Grant, Professor of Management at Wharton School of Business, is joining the chorus. Grant, who among other things is also a professional magician and a former All-American and Junior Olympic springboard […]
Does the Alibaba IPO have the potential to change the perception–and fortunes–of other Chinese companies in the US? China may be the United States’ third-largest trading partner, but most Chinese business in the US is still conducted from a distance. With a handful of exceptions, Chinese brands are almost entirely unfamiliar to Americans, although most American homes are […]
Corporate life after the departure of charismatic leaders. Walt Disney. Steve Jobs. Henry Ford–as Charles de Gaulle said, the cemeteries are full of indispensible men. But sooner or later, all companies with a charismatic CEO must find a way to manage without them. Charismatic leaders can be a gift or a calamity for an organization, and […]
A recent global IBM CEO survey says that the majority of CEOs who participated believe the key to navigating today’s uncertain economic climes is creativity. Creating an innovative workplace is an essential part of business today, but implementing practices that actually nurture creativity is much more difficult than supporting it in theory. Many in the […]