Leadership

Maximizing the effectiveness of leaders in an environment of increasing uncertainty and complexity.
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Memo to the CEO: Are you the source of workplace dysfunction?

– Rudeness and bullying are rife, says Stanford professor Bob Sutton. Wise leaders figure out how to fix their teams and organizations; and they start by taking a long look in the mirror.

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Book

When Execution Isn’t Enough: Decoding Inspirational Leadership

Based on extensive research, this book shows what it takes to win the minds and hearts of the people you lead: individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

Lean Management

Article

Holding a mirror to the management system: How mature is it?

– To keep its performance improving, an enterprise must keep its management system improving, too. A regular, rigorous cycle of... assessing itself reveals actions that help make the system more mature.
Interview

Sustaining continuous improvement: Five leaders’ views

– We asked five executives with decades of experience in lean management about the most important lessons they learned in helping... their organizations sustain continuous improvement.
Article

Continuous improvement—make good management every leader’s daily habit

– Continuous improvement at scale—across a whole enterprise—requires management discipline at scale. At a few organizations,... digital innovation is helping managers make a daily habit of good discipline.
Interview

Getting better than the tools we’d been taught: Lean and people

– An auto-industry veteran describes how rededication to lean-management principles—especially to fostering leadership at... every level—led his organization to new performance breakthroughs.

Leading the C-suite

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Putting lifelong learning on the CEO agenda

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How technology is changing the job of the CEO

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How functional leaders become CEOs

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What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’?

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The CEO Interview

GE’s Jeff Immelt on evolving a corporate giant

In the final installment of our two-part interview, General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt explains what’s driving the company’s evolution, how he leads, and why he’s different from Jack Welch.

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Article

Secrets of successful change implementation

– What do successful implementers of change initiatives do differently from other companies? Our survey of more than 2,000 executives... yields actionable answers.
Report

Women Matter: Ten years of insights on gender diversity

– A decade into our research, we highlight key findings—and invite 16 global leaders to look at how to increase gender diversity... in corporations and imagine the inclusive company of the future.
Survey

How to create an agile organization

– Transforming companies to achieve organizational agility is in its early days but already yielding positive returns. While the... paths can vary, survey findings suggest how to start.
Survey

Economic Conditions Snapshot, September 2017: lapetitemort.info Global Survey results

– At the country level, economic optimism has reached a six-year high in our latest survey. Globally, concerns over geopolitics... and asset bubbles are on the rise.
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lapetitemort.info Quarterly 2017 Number 3: Overview and full issue

– This issue of the Quarterly, available here as a PDF download, explores how digitization will shape global industries,... discusses how to make better decisions, provides an action plan for workplace automation, and suggests ways for companies to improve HR.
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Memo to the CEO: Are you the source of workplace dysfunction?

– Rudeness and bullying are rife, says Stanford professor Bob Sutton. Wise leaders figure out how to fix their teams and organizations;... and they start by taking a long look in the mirror.
Video - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Fostering dignity through work

– Business can’t only be about driving shareholder value, says Allstate CEO Tom Wilson. A company also has to be able to create... dignity through work to support its employees.
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Pinpointing the global forces that drive progress

– Companies that pay close attention to the trends and shifts affecting growth and productivity can help create a new societal deal... for prosperity.
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What’s missing in leadership development?

– Only a few actions matter, and they require the CEO’s attention.
Article

Advancing lean leadership

– Transforming an organization’s performance usually means changing its culture—and that means its leaders must change how they... lead.
Article

What CEOs are reading in 2017

– Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead.