Leadership Explained

File tidying, I should do it more often. I just came across the following which is an extract of some work I was proofreading for my daughter, Jo. Huczynski and Buchanan (2013, p802) define leadership as ‘the process of influencing …

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The Corporate Boat Race

An American automobile company and a Japanese auto company decided to have a competitive boat race on the Detroit River. Both teams practised hard and long to reach their peak performance. On the big day, they were as ready as …

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Crisis management

This is the fallacious approach of many in a crisis: We must do something. Here is something. Let’s do it. It’s a bit like this false logic: All cats have four legs. My dog has four legs. Therefore, my dog …

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The 20 minute course in leading from the bottom

Getting your hands dirty at the frontline of business is a useful reality check for managers. It can give practical insight into what is working – or not – and staff will value the input, as long as it is …

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