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Family Business in India: Meeting 21st Century Challenges

Idea posted: October 2013

Institutions: Indian School of Business   

Family businesses are large contributors to the Indian economy, forming an integral part of Indian culture and society. They account for approximately 85% of business in the country, but have…

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Peer-to-Peer Deference in Email Communication

Idea posted: August 2013

Institutions: Southern Methodist University Edwin L. Cox School of Business    Stanford Graduate School of Business    University of Illinois College of Business    University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School   

Hierarchies are everywhere, and the business world is no exception; the distribution of power and status has become a defining feature of today’s organizations. What role, if any, do such…

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Embed the Strategy (Do Not Rely on Cascading)

Idea posted: May 2013

Institutions: INSEAD   

Strategic embeddedness is a priority for companies; a strategy is much more likely to succeed if a critical mass of employees understands and accepts it. Despite this, articles on strategic…

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Organizational Capabilities Fit for the Future

Idea posted: April 2013

Institutions: University of Cambridge Judge Business School   

The industrial age bought with it bureaucratic principles of work organization. Things we now consider commonplace were considered major innovations, such as employing staff in an official capacity, building hierarchies…

  READ MORE   PIN TO MY IDEAS Idea #132
Resolute Leadership, Coordination and Corporate Culture

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: Columbia Business School    New York University Stern School of Business    Princeton University   

"What makes a good leader?" is one of the most asked and researched questions of the past few decades. Finding a convincing answer is both more important now than ever…

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Flattened Organizations: When Cons Outweigh Pros

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: Harvard Business School   

Flattening (or delayering) of hierarchies within an organization has been called for by much recent literature. In theory, flattening is supposed to help push decisions downwards to enhance customer and…

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How Evolving C-Suite Structures Affect Performance

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: Harvard Business School    INSEAD    MIT Sloan School of Management   

What do we know about the structure of a typical C-Suite? Most corporations are run by one, but the formation of them and the roles that comprise the C-Suite have…

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Aligning the Organization to Let Leadership Happen

Idea posted: February 2013

Institutions: Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®)   

Stepping away from the traditional, overwhelming lists of ideal characteristics for leaders, let’s examine how leadership actually happens. The ‘whole system’ perspective in this Idea, show us that leadership happens…

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