IBJ Features

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Raising Your Board’s Strategic Game

by , Issue: March/April 2019

Directors are being advised to shape strategy, not just monitor it. Here are three areas where management can really use help.
Fortnum And Mason Beehives Take Up Residence On The Roof

Teaching Your Company to Swarm

by Issue: January / February 2019

Inspired by Mother Nature, a growing number of organizations are deploying swarm theory to improve agility, enhance collaboration and improve group decisions.

Understanding Richie Rich

by Issue: January / February 2019

In his latest book The Wealth Elite, Rainer Zitelmann takes a deep dive into how people become wealthy and the role luck plays. Here is the short version.
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Being Undisruptable

by Issue: November / December 2018

To foster rapid development of new business models, Deloitte research shows CEOs are relying on a novel set of leadership characteristics.

Speaking Up 101

by Issue: September/October 2018

When the instinct for self-preservation keeps employees silent the loss of knowledge significantly reduces an organization’s ability to act effectively.

Nurturing Virtual Teams

by , Issue: September/October 2018

Deploying legitimate peripheral participation (LPP) theory to foster engagement within virtual teams can pay enormous dividends.

When Customers Collide

by Issue: May / June 2017

Giving so-called internal customers priority over the real thing can be counterproductive and weaken business values along with profitability.

Reviewing the Review

by Issue: May / June 2017

To be effective, reviews should not dwell on the past. They should look back only to provide real insight for improving future performance.
Perfect day

Perfect Planning

by , et al.Issue: March/April 2016

Performance improvement doesn’t have to be complex. All you have to do is get behaviours right by defining what a perfect day would look like.

The Perils of Democratic Decision Making

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2016

Enterprise social software enables members of the corporate masses to have more influence over the organizations that employ them — but that isn’t always a good thing.