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Centred leadership – how talented women thrive. A new approach to leadership can help women become more self-confident and effective business leaders.

Interviews with 85 female leaders around the world have suggested five common themes that all executives can master to improve their leadership skills. Although many of the themes—such as finding meaning in daily activities and building strong networks—are familiar individually, taken together they create a new model for thinking about how to develop leaders. Click […]

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Bridging Your Goals with Their Goals: A ‘Context-driven Approach to Leadership’

While changing jobs and shifting careers is hardly unusual in today’s business world, Russ Palmer is somewhat unique in that he has been the leader of three very different organisations over the past several decades. He was CEO of Touche Ross (now Deloitte & Touche) for 10 years, dean of Wharton for seven years, and […]

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In Innovation, Apple Leads… But the Game’s Not Over. This HBR article looks at how to be a long-term innovator

      Jim Andrew and Hal Sirkin are Senior Partners and Managing Directors of The Boston Consulting Group and coauthors of “Payback: Reaping the Rewards of Innovation”, a book that offers a new way to think about and manage innovation that will dramatically improve the odds of success. If you read recent cover stories in […]

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The Director’s Dilemma – governance advice for company directors

“The Director’s Dilemma” is a monthly newsletter issued by Julie Garland McLellan, an expert governance adviser to boards and directors on the complex and challenging issues they face. Julie uses her experience and depth of knowledge in corporate governance to show boards with limited resources how to be more effective through practical governance innovation and […]

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Strategy’s strategists: Putting strategy into strategic planning

Richard Rumelt, a giant in the field of strategic planning, explains why it often isn’t strategic at all. He also sounds off on diversification, how companies can capitalize on a changing business environment, managing for share prices, and the role of the CEO. Click here to read the interview with Richard Rumelt 

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Are Overconfident Executives More Inclined to Commit Fraud?

No one makes it to the top ranks of corporate management without a healthy amount of self-assurance. Confidence underlies decisive, strong leadership, but does overconfidence lead managers to cross the line and commit fraud? New research by Wharton accounting professor Catherine M. Schrand and doctoral student Sarah L. C. Zechman examines patterns in frauds to […]

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