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Do Soldiers Make Good CEOs?

Idea posted: March 2014

Institutions: Kellogg School of Management   

Do soldiers make better CEOs? There is no doubt that the hands-on leadership lessons learned in combat — or in preparation for combat — can seldom be matched by any…

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Power Reduces Awareness of Constraints

Idea posted: December 2013

Institutions: University of Texas McCombs School of Business    Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management    Columbia Business School    New York University Stern School of Business    Stanford Graduate School of Business    University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business   

When it comes to setting and achieving goals, power makes a difference. Those with more power are quicker to establish goals, and to take action to achieve those goals, than…

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Leadership Ensembles: 4 Blueprints for Senior Decision-Making

Idea posted: October 2013

Institutions: Accenture Institute for High Performance    China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)   

Imagine a cellist, taking on different roles depending on whether he/she is playing with a quartet, a chamber orchestra, or a full orchestra. Today’s leaders are not dissimilar; they come…

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Leaders Less Stressed than Followers Due to a Sense of Control

Idea posted: September 2013

Institutions: Harvard Business School    Rady School of Management    Stanford Graduate School of Business   

In a classic Harvard Business Review article published in 1981, Harry Levinson said “managing others… creates unending stress… Today’s managers face increasing time pressures with little respite.” Levinson’s view is…

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Big Data = Big Opportunities: If the CEO Takes the Lead

Idea posted: July 2013

Institutions: EMC    Cranfield University School of Management   

By digitizing many business processes, organizations have begun to automate operations and how they interact with customers and suppliers. As a consequence, more and more aspects of our working lives…

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Family Business Ownership and the Next Generation

Idea posted: July 2013

Institutions: IESE Business School   

There is a hotel in Japan — Houshi Ryokan — that has been run by the same family for approximately 1,300 years. Forty generations have managed to maintain control of…

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Delaying Retirement Can Be Bad for the Brain

Idea posted: July 2013

Institutions: Maastricht School of Management   

The greying of the post-war baby boom generation and increasing life expectancy are threatening the financial sustainability of pensions systems in many industrialized countries. European governments are responding by raising…

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Targets Not Quotas to Promote Women Leaders

Idea posted: June 2013

Institutions: Melbourne Business School-Mt Eliza Executive Education   

In 2010, the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) changed its reporting requirements, calling for listed companies to detail their progress against voluntary gender diversity targets. This move on the part of…

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The Four Orientations of Responsible Leaders

Idea posted: June 2013

Institutions: ESADE   

Responsible leadership is a concept that can help link corporate social responsibility (CSR) and performance to actions on the part of policy makers and leaders. In a world where public…

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