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What Leadership Qualities Drive Organizational Performance? (Hint: Trick Question.)

A few decades ago, faculty members at the University of Michigan were researching the major indicators of effective organizational performance.  What came from this research was an incredibly useful model for organizing and understanding a wide array of organizational (and individual) topics.  These include theories on Organizational Effectiveness, Corporate Culture, Leadership Competencies, Stages of Life Cycle Development, Financial […]

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Do You Need Office “ME” Time?

Editor’s Note: Jim Cucinotta is a very senior executive, with over 20+ years of experience in leading sales, marketing, and operations teams.  He is also an author on Flevy.  You can view his firm’s business training guides here. * * * * Being a leader is hard work.  Everyone expects you to be “ON” every moment of every […]

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Leading a Remote Team

Editor’s Note: Jim Cucinotta is a very senior executive, with over 20+ years of experience in leading sales, marketing, and operations teams.  He is also an author on Flevy.  You can view his firm’s business training guides here.  * * * * Technology has made physical location a non-factor in recruiting talented leaders.  Companies want the right person […]

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Flevy Author Spotlight: Our Interview with a Leadership Expert, Michele Sancricca

Leadership is an important and relevant skill to develop for anyone–across all industries, across all corporate functions, both in and out of the office.  Michele Sancricca is uniquely qualified on this topic, having spent several decades as a leader in both the military and corporate worlds.  He also published an in-depth 9-module series on Leadership (available on Flevy). […]

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Leadership: Can You Master It?

Great leadership is fine art, not painting by numbers. During a recent conversation, I asked one of my closest colleagues, an outstanding leader:  “Do you know the secret of great leadership?”  His response was an excellent one, “Humility?”  I said, “No, that’s important but not it. It’s the willingness to work with people better than […]

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Teach Strategic Thinking with These 3 Simple Questions

When the Big Strategic Idea someone pitches you is blatantly boneheaded and un-strategic, you might remind yourself that strategic thinkers are made, not born. If this person is your friend or subordinate, then maybe it’s your job to help them learn the skill called “strategic thinking.” These three simple questions will get you off to […]

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Organizational Culture: A Blueprint for Success in a Family Business

In looking at the organizational culture of a family business, we are assessing behaviors that are important to creating a strong effective staff and competent leadership. “Successful family businesses tend to have the family’s values and culture deeply embedded into their business strategies, policies and practices,” says leading family business expert Don Schwerzler. “How well the business […]

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Measuring Business Readiness & Adoption

What is Business Readiness and Adoption? Would you talk to someone who isn’t paying attention? Would you make a movie if you didn’t know who would watch it? So why do projects often deliver to a Business that isn’t ready to receive or adopt! Business Readiness and Adoption is a measure of preparation. A business that is […]

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The Organizational Skill: COMPATHY (Part 2: Analysis of the Case)

Note from the Editor:  This is the second of  series of  6 articles written by the author, Vardar Çobanoğlu.  The full series is a compelling piece on Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, and Corporate Management.  You can read part 1 here.  You can find the author’s other articles here. * * * * “So much for the case. Let me start […]

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How to Best Manage the Effects of Technology on Our Lives

The first two decades of the 21st century has brought upon all of us an array of very perplexed issues and problems which are, by their own nature, very difficult to manage and resolve to any level of satisfaction: Continuing world financial crises; New technical and scientific developments; Starvation of over 1 billion people across […]

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Managing in Times of Austerity: 5 Rules of Thumb

There are several terms not so pleasant to our ears that seem to dominate the news lately, terms like sequestration, spending cuts and most of all – austerity. The abundance of these subtractive terms in the media may well mean that they pretty much define the current situation, and we, as Managers, will need to […]

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The Next Great Chapter: Life after Retirement of a Senior Leader

I have consulted with people from every aspect of life. I have counseled kids going to college, individuals in life or career transition, moms changing roles from being a mom to being herself. With each of these counseling events, there is always the overarching need to get to the truth–who are you? That quest for […]

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