Learning & Behaviour Archives - Ideas for Leaders

How People Learn

Shackleton-Jones's disruptive book explodes this model and takes a psychologist's approach to learning. He explains that we learn because we want to – we have an emotional interest in so doing. The book opens with the author taking Hermann Ebbinghaus to task on his famous 'Forgetting Curve', where he measured how long people could remember […]

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The Healing Organization

The authors reserve judgement on whether the likes of JP Lemann, boss of investment firm 3G, or Al Dunlap the notorious CEO featured in The Psychopath Test and others are 'bad people' preferring to quote Mohammad Yunus, the Nobel laureate, "it is not because bad people are running the machine; just that the machine is […]

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Shut Down the Business School

Parker's background as an anthropologist and sociologist has led him to a heightened awareness that other types of organizational structure exist – and his objective in this polemic is to encourage students to study a broader horizon of alternatives so that they can assess, evaluate and innovate what other structures for running businesses might work […]

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