Will Apple be the next Nokia?

Yves Doz | 14 Jan 2019

Amid changing consumer tastes and a stunning slowdown in smartphone sales, what does the future hold for Apple and its global tech rivals?

The digital transformation of the firm

Rod Collins

For firms rooted in the 20th century, survival in today's digitized business environment may be determined by how well and how fast their leaders can make the transition to leading horizontal networks.

Trust: the corporate wellness initiative of the future

Manfred Kets De Vries

The wellness industry argues that it is making people feel much happier and healthier and companies invest billions every year to create wellness experiences for their employees. But do these initiatives make any tangible difference, or are they a passing fad?

Why you need to stop teaching about cultural differences

David Livermore

Far from building real cultural intelligence, teaching people about cultural differences actually leads to stereotyping and perpetuating bias rather than building real understanding.

A Christmas gift that lasts all year round

Fiona Logan

What gift will you give your employees this festive season? Throwing an office party might seem like a nice thing to do, but the gift that will really be appreciated - and is much more lasting - is the gift of leadership.

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Thinking about the good things

Duane Dike | 11 Dec 2018

Some days, things at work just don’t pan out. But rather than letting this undermine your motivation, it’s worth taking a little time to think about the things that do make your job worthwhile.

Restoring the promise of social media

Rod Collins

Only by embracing the notion that all voices matter and redesigning their algorithms to promote collective intelligence can social media companies start to defuse the state of toxic tribalism that has fractured our social discourse.

Is your organisation a cult?

Manfred Kets De Vries

Many businesses display cult-like characteristics, offering a form of meaning, purpose and belonging but demanding strict adherence to their set of beliefs and swiftly punishing or ostracising those who don’t conform.

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Podcasts

Long Distance Leadership

What Matters

We talk to our old friend and long-time Management-Issues columnist, Wayne Turmel, about his book “The Long Distance Leader - Rules for Remarkable Long Distance Leadership”.

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Hot Topics

Creativity & Innovation

Improve your personal creativity and help organizations do the same.

Customer Service

Because good service starts with good management.

Leadership

Have we learned anything new about leadership over the past few decades?

Team Building

How to put the "we" into a team.

The Change Challenge

Most change initiatives fail to deliver. Here's why.

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Interviews

The geopolitics of the steppes

Jean-François Fiorina, Associate-Dean of Grenoble Ecole de Management, talks to Central Asian specialist, writer and explorer, René Cagnat, about the changing geopolitics of a vast region of the globe that is often overlooked.

It’s a fake! Countering the counterfeiters

Counterfeiting has become a global epidemic. Pierre Delval, one of the world’s leading authorities on counterfeiting, talks to Jean-François Fiorina, Associate-Dean of Grenoble Ecole de Management, about the scale of problem and the measures we need to take to combat it.

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