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Developing Future Leaders - New Report

A new report from IEDP highlights the critical skills needed in business today―and the latest routes to acquiring them

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Stimulating Radical Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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FT CLO Survey Sees Growth for Exec Ed

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Creating Intelligence in Times of Uncertainty

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The Supply Side: New Models in Executive Education

Impressions, insights, and takeaways from Day One of UNICON’s Directors’ Conference 2021, hosted by Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC)

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The Demand Side: New Models in Executive Education

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Collaboration: New Models in Executive Education

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Financial Analysis for HR Professionals

A new Rotman initiative aims to give HR executives enough financial savvy to contribute effectively at the highest level

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Apprenticeship Levy [Live Panel Event]

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How to Compete with the Digital Giants

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Innovation, Purposeful Leadership and Inclusive Growth: The Three Pillars that Drive Us Forward

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How Is Exec Ed Innovating with Program Design to Meet the Needs of the Modern Learner?

A new Accelerated Management Development Program from Michigan’s Ross School of Business shows how top business schools are evolving their offering to better meet the changing requirements of executives taking the step up to leadership

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Scoping the Path Ahead for Exec Ed

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Being a Resilient Leader

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The Imaginative Organization

How to unleash new ideas, creativity and innovation to create your company’s future

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Digital Learning at HEC Paris

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Leadership Genesis

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How To Diagnose Misalignment to Improve Post-Pandemic Recovery

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Being Brave at Work

Darden’s Professor Jim Detert describes the value of courage in the workplace and how it can be developed through practice

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Pay Transparency, Inequity and Inequality in Organizations

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Embracing Employee Activism

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Partnership for Sustainability

An exemplary learning collaboration between Michigan Ross School of Business, The University of Michigan’s ERB Institute and The Dow Chemical Company

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The Challenge of Data Transformation in Companies

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Better, Simpler Strategy

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IWD: Choose to Challenge Gender Bias

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A Double Helix Structure to Drive the Digital Economy

MIT Sloan’s Paul McDonagh-Smith describes the ‘twisted ladder structure’ of our physical and digital worlds, that can help organizations shape the digital economy

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Managing the Risks of Climate Change

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Healthcare Leadership and Innovation

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Embracing Change

Aston’s Corporate Client Solutions team embraced the change of a pandemic-enforced pivot to virtual. The lessons they learned show a path to flourishing results in customised executive development delivered online

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Learn Digital Body Language

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Embedding UN SDGs Into Business Practice

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Diversity, Inclusion and Disability

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Post-pandemic Executive Education

In a recent letter to the deans of its business school members, Lise Hammergren, UNICON Board Chair, offers her observations on the current state of university-based executive education and a view of the future

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Post-Pandemic Corporate Finance

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Developing a Diversity Strategy

Applying Behavioural Science

An authoritative guide to becoming a behaviourally informed organization

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5 Keys to Managing Virtual Teams

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Time to Embrace the Internet of Things

BOOK REVIEW

Inside the Leader’s Brain

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A Net-Zero Covid Recovery Plan

Oxford SSEE publishes a net-zero emissions pandemic recovery plan

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The Hazards of Hiring with AI

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Reporting Enterprise Value That Matters

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Stimulating Strategic Philanthropy

Cambridge Judge Business School report calls for philanthropists in the Global North and Global South to collaborate better beyond the pandemic

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Inclusion: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part One

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Intelligence: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Two

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Innovation: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Three

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Impact: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Four

Impressions, insights and takeaways from Day Four of UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2020 hosted by Thunderbird School of Global Management

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2020 Leadership Lessons for 2021

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Work/Exercise Balance

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Algorithmic Business Thinking

MIT Sloan Executive Education’s Paul McDonagh-Smith explains how algorithms and the technologies behind can drive your organization forward

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A Downside to Great Expectations

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 36

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How L&D Steers Organizational Change

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Inclusive Growth Leadership

Schulich’s Brett Richards and Renée Bazile-Jones explain how best to develop adaptability, inclusiveness, and growth in your organization, in this webinar recording

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The Power of Design in Business

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Innovation Despite Constraints

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Building (Virtual) Presence

Rotman’s Maja Djikic shows how to build trustworthiness and rapport through virtual communication [webinar recording]

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Post-Pandemic Scenario Planning

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Intersectionality and Inclusion

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The Promise and Perils of Social Media

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10 Ways to Stop Bullying at Work

Even remote workers experience bullying—now is the time to stamp it out

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The Value of Staff Customer Contact

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Lessons from Behavioural Economics

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Online Learning and Leadership

From ‘Doing’ Leadership Online, to ‘Being’ an Online Leader: How to Achieve Deeper Learning Levels in the Emerging Reality [Webinar recording]

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Artificial Intelligence for Executives

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A Crisis Leadership Playbook

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Executive Education in a Future World

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Distance Learning Reimagined

Warwick Business School’s Dot Powell, Pietro Micheli, and Tim Wray discuss what the past few months have shown about remote learning—what’s effective and how organizations and individuals can benefit

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Male Bias Against Female Bosses

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Negotiating the Sweet Spot

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Group Coaching to Unify Executive Effort

INSEAD’s Manfred Kets de Vries explains how group coaching can create forces for change to refocus conflicted executives on strategy implementation

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Avoiding a Social Media Firestorm

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Without Team Buy-In Diversity Fails

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Barriers to Rebuilding Trust in Organizations

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Post-Pandemic Leadership Challenge

St Gallen’s Prof Winfried Ruigrok describes the three-part strategic and human capital challenge posed by COVID-19

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Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 35

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Kind, Calm, and Safe: Leading in a Time of Covid-19

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A Strategizing Framework for the Digital Era

Hult Ashridge’s Dr Mike Cooray and UCL’s Dr Rikke Duus offer a framework for re-thinking organizational competitiveness in digital spheres

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When More Is Not Better

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Living a Values-Based Life

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Deeper, More Resilient Learning

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Making the Recovery Green

Hult Ashridge’s Matthew Gitsham and Julian Thompson discuss the potential for a post-pandemic economic recovery to have a green focus

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A Leadership Stimulus Package

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Social Silencing at Work

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A Pivot to Online with Long-Term Value for Executives

Cranfield School of Management’s success delivering online learning during the pandemic augers well—not only for the now, but for the future of executive education

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Rapid Innovation in Executive Education

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Leadership for a Nimble Response

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Attention, Energy, & Momentum: Thriving in a New Normal

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Create a Digital Learning Strategy the MIT Way

Paul McDonagh-Smith sets out the principles and possibilities for digital learning in organizations—based on the creation of MIT Sloan’s own digital learning strategy

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Leading Strategic Alignment

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Building Back Better After the Pandemic

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The Purpose of Answers

Oxford’s Educational Approach for the 2020s: A Conversation with Andrew White and Caroline Williams of Oxford Saïd Business School

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Negotiation Strategies Online and Offline

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Welcoming Neurodiversity at Work

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A Refreshing ‘New Normal’ for Leadership Development

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Gig Leadership – Taking Turns at the Tiller

Professor Bernd Vogel concludes Henley’s recent series of essential podcasts with an introduction to the concept of rotating leadership where many people spend an interim period at the helm

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Emotional Intelligence for the New Normal

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Tactics to Improve Diversity & Inclusion

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Economics Beyond the Pandemic

A review of ‘Economics in the Age of COVID-19’ - the new book from Rotman School of Management professor Joshua Gans

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Coaching for Effective Leadership

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Virtual Sessions for Your Organization with Columbia Business School Faculty

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Learning from Those Living Through Change

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Explore vs. Exploit for Renewal and Recovery

Oxford Saïd’s Prof Marc Ventresca, looks to strategic innovation to re-imagine the firm—and the economy—re-balancing exploration and exploitation

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Webinar Calendar: Summer 2020

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A Time to Humanize Business

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Virtual Roundtable: Emerging from the Crisis

View a recording of this thought-provoking virtual roundtable—when leading voices from the sector discussed talent development in a New Normal

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Negotiation Fundamentals for Business Leaders

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How Engaged Is Your Team?

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Pivoting to Live Online Executive Courses

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Innovation Readiness for the New Normal

Rotman School of Management’s Dr. Angèle Beausoleil on how to navigate barriers and stimulate the innovation needed to survive and thrive

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Ethical Decision Making in a Crisis

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Creating a Sense of Belonging

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My Boss is a Robot – Help!

Ben Laker opens Henley’s new series of essential podcasts with his, mostly positive, perspective on 2030’s predicted half-human half-digital workforce

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Leading an AI Boosted Business

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Resources for Lockdown and Beyond: US & Canada

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Creating a Crisis-Ready Board

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Resources from UK Business Schools for Lockdown and Beyond

Three useful online responses to the COVID-19 crisis from some of the UK’s leading business schools

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Leading in Volatile and Uncertain Times

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No More Business as Usual

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Executive Education for After the Crisis

Schulich SEEC suggests now is the time to build a bridge to your future with executive education

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No More Nine-to-Five

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Organisational Learning After the Crisis

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Better Connections in the Workplace

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Intersection of Data & Human Experience

Columbia’s Omar Besbes explains the importance of bringing human experience and domain expertise to data analytics

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Building a Cyber-Safe Business

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The Management-Leadership Shift

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How B2B Marketing is Learning from B2C

B2B marketing practice will follow the lead set by B2C marketers in the years ahead

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Complex Drivers of Employee Motivation

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Strategy Visualization [Webinar]

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Uncovering the Drivers of Gender Inequality

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Managing with Machines

Rotman School of Management’s Matthew Mitchell shows how AI and machine learning can transform complex business challenges into new opportunities

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MOOC for a Sustainable Future

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Embracing Change to Drive Innovation

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Developing Mindsets for Growth

Hult Ashridge’s Nadine Page explains why growth mindsets really matter, and how we can develop them in individuals, teams and organizations

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Actors and Architects of Ethical Behavior

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The Changing Role of the University Executive Education Function

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The Three Shifts of Leadership Mastery

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Executive Presence

MIT Sloan’s Rob Salafia explains the importance of executive presence and offers advice on how to develop it

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Millennial Mindsets in the Family Enterprise

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Speaking Up and Taking Heed

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Aston Goes Multi-Disciplinary in a Complex World

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An Open Strategy Toolkit

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Actively Fostering Compassion at Work

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Business for Society and the Environment

IMD's Frédéric Dalsace believes a new era of business engagement with CSR can mean real change

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Leading Your Business with Responsibility to People and Planet [Webinar]

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What Exactly is Team Coaching?

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Apprenticeship Levy with Impact

How Aston University is developing middle-management competence with the Apprenticeship Levy – and without

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Hypotheses not Predictions

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Strategy for a Messy Tomorrow

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Mind-and-Machine

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Learning for Disruption

When no strategy is safe, learn from those who have experienced the same intensity of change as you, says Patrick Faniel, Managing Director at Management Centre Europe (MCE)

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Good Bosses and Bad Bosses

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Leadership for Industry 4.0

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FinTech in Large Organizations

RSM’s Daniel Liebau on how to make innovation and change happen

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Coaching’s Bright Future

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The Data-Driven Mine

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What’s Not to Like?

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Building China/West Business Relations

Barbara Xiaoyu Wang’s ‘Guanxi in the Western Context: Intra-Firm Group Dynamics and Expatriate Adjustment’ reviewed

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Deep-Diving MIT Sloan’s Innovation Approach

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New York Smart; World-Class Ready: Executive Education in the Big Apple

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Exploring the Efficacy of Monetary Incentives to Motivate Employees

Professor Karen Sedatole explains the four core principles of how and when to use pay and bonuses to improve employee performance

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Black Swan Events in Project Management

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Inclusion by Design

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‘Eco’, ‘Ego’ and ‘Intuitive’ Leadership – A new leadership code for the 21st century

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Design Thinking Complex Problems

St Gallen faculty Rachel Brooks and Jennifer Hehn on how design thinking combines human-centricity and rapid prototyping for complex problem-solving

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Finessing the Family Enterprise

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The Sisterhood Posse

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Innovation + Equality

How to create a future that is more Star Trek than Terminator

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Making Leaders

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Mastering Supply Chains

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New Responsibilities in the Digital Age

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Nobody Does It Better

How family companies quietly outperform other companies (even in today’s disruptive environment)

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Learn to Thrive as a Leader

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See, Be and Make the Change

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Pros & Cons of a Four-Day Week

Henley Business School study of the QuadGen workforce shows the benefits of flexible and four-day working

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Value of Dyslexia in Organizations

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Mindsets for Change

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Having a Voice and Giving a Voice

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Leading Organizational Resilience

Professor David Denyer and Dr Elmar Kutsch combine for an engaging presentation at the latest Leadership Series event from Cranfield School of Management @Brand Exchange, London

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Developing an Open Strategy

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Leaders Fit for the Future

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Executive Education at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

RSM's latest catalogue of programs highlights some of the key issues business people care about and business schools aim to address

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Achieving a Circular Economy

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Five Ways to Be a Better Coach

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Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 33

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Creating a Thinking Culture

Saïd’s Alison Nolan on creating the capacity to think well ‘In the Eye of the Storm’

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Top Flight Leadership Events

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Andragogy’s Emotional Element

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Narcissism in Leadership

RSM researcher reveals how power can exacerbate narcissistic tendencies in people with high levels of testosterone

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Behaviour Science for Organizations

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Finance for a Sustainable Future

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The Best Kept Secret About Profit

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Ideas Around Ethical Leadership

Diverse perspectives were key to considering responsible leadership at the FRED Leadership Event in London

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Problem Statements Solve Problems

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Getting Women on Boards

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Leading Vs Managing Big Projects

5 core elements and 8 survival skills needed to lead complex projects

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Leadership Response - Military and Business

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Leadership Lessons from Neuroscience

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How to Close Strategy/Execution Gaps

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Recruiting Expert Talent

A new study looks at the value of ‘exploding offers' and other techniques in securing top talent

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Improving Employee Engagement

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Overcome Women Leaders’ Roadblocks

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Working Well with Robots

How an immersive virtual environment can counter robotophobia and help organizations get the best out of AI

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What About the Workers?

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Questions Are the Answer

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When Competition at Work Turns to Conflict

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Going Beyond Strategy: and Knowing How to Do It

Professor Patrick Reinmoeller keeps us abreast of the latest strategy thinking at a recent London thought-leadership event from Cranfield School of Management

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Virtual Learning at Aston

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The Art of the Strategic Pivot

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Forecast Documents for Business

HEC’s Etienne Krieger explains the value of business forecasting, planning, and budgeting

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Innovating with Real World Impact the Goal for UEFA and IMD at ‘Innovation Week’

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Profit Plus People and Planet

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Networks for Entrepreneurship

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Ambidexterity for an AI Future

How diverse top management teams and a focus on continuous improvement can win the present and the future

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Executive Learning for Life

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Pros & Cons of Blind Recruitment

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How Women Leaders Reach the Top

New guidebook draws on the experience of 30 high-achieving women leaders to show the way

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Empowering the Family Enterprise

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Creating a Workforce for an AI Future

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 32

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Elevating Design into Strategy

6 factors crucial to raising design to a strategic level

CORPORATE PRACTICE

Leadership and Culture at Santander

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Doing the Right Thing

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Find the Right Digital Business Model

MIT experts pose six questions to help build the next-generation enterprise

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Talent Management Goes Agile

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The Entrepreneurial Corporation

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How to Build Innovation Capital

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Business and Exec Ed for Social Good

UBC Sauder’s Robert Helsley discusses executive education, sustainable business, and innovation for positive social change with Roddy Millar

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Social Media in Organizations

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5 Keys to a Cybersafe Culture

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The 360° Corporation

Sarah Kaplan on embracing stakeholder trade-offs to achieve social good

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Transformative Online Learning

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Leadership Improvisation

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Solving Complex Problems

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Nordic Leadership Expedition

Hannes Leroy, associate professor at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), describes a leadership development experience that is a force for positive change

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Building Brands for the Future

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A Performance Psychology Toolkit

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Five Strategies for Creative Negotiation

Insights from IESE’s Kandarp Mehta on ‘The Power of Creative Comebacks’ in unlocking negotiations

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Dealing with Emotion at Work

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Headspring Executive Development

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Innovation and Strategic Stability

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Learn to Lead Multi-Generations

Download Vanderbilt University’s compelling 'Learning Tool' for managers of multi-generational workforces

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New Solutions for New Leadership

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Building Project Management Skills

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Digital Innovation & Design Thinking

Dirk Deichmann discusses the innovative potential of human creativity in the age of algorithms and big data

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Leading in Times of Uncertainty

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The Dynamics of Innovation

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Mind and Hand at MIT’s AMP

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Creativity and the Value of Failure

Cambridge Creativity Lab – an inspiring, stimulating and disruptive seminar for leading innovation

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Design Thinking in Organizations

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Causes and Cures of Disengagement

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship

Etienne Krieger shares two important insights for entrepreneurs: for starting up, for scaling up an enterprise

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Championing AI for Business

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Gender Approaches to Decision Making

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Managing Conflict in Times of Change

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Career-Defining Executive Education

Cranfield launches four experiential programs focused on the key transition points on the journey from executive to senior leadership

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Diversity Beyond Fairness

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Family Enterprise Success and Survival

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Analytics, AI and Big Data Leadership

Kellogg School of Management provides leaders with the working knowledge to get the best from data analytics and AI

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Flipping the Learning Sequence

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 31

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Learning to Thrive as a Leader

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Women Leaders Vs Less Competent Men

New book laments the preponderance of incompetent men blocking the progress of women leaders and offers some solutions

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Developing Leaders for a Sustainable World

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Executive Education’s Enduring Value

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Embracing Sustainable Business

UBC Sauder’s James Tansey and Justin Bull discuss sustainable business models, innovation, and the circular economy in conversation with IEDP

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Re-building Trust in Business

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Perfect Your Leadership Story

BOOK REVIEW

The Innovation Navigator

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Moral Benefit of ‘Bringing Self to Work’

How bringing your whole self to work inspires ethical behaviour

WHITE PAPER

Business for a Sustainable Future

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Smart City Leadership

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Unlocking Innovation Toolkit

A complimentary ‘Toolkit’ from London Business School to help you foster innovation in your organization

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Raising the Bar in Healthcare Leadership

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Agenda for Executive Development

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Promoting Nice Guys and Female Leaders

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Share Leadership to Spread Innovation

A new real-world study shows how shared leadership among managers and professionals can ensure that innovation diffuses more widely

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Why Competent Jerks Get Hired

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Using Pretotypes to Drive Innovation

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Innovation Unplugged

Insights on creating a Silicon Valley in the Alpine region offer lessons to all

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Developing Impactful Career Transitions

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Upside to an Ageing Workforce

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The Paradoxical Role of the CDO

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Beyond Greenwashing

Professor Michael Lennox on how companies must integrate environmental sustainability as a core value in their mission

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5 Building Blocks for Industry 4.0