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The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key

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Bob's blog entries 3M Apple Booz & Company Buddy Media EBITDA Fscebook Google Harvard Business Review Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key Tom Stewart Wealth of Knowledge: Intellectual Capital and the Twenty-first Century Organization

The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011)

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The McKinsey Quarterly: Top Ten Articles (2011) Here is the “Top Ten Newsletter: Fourth Quarter 2011″ that enables you to read all of the most popular articles featured in The McKinsey Quarterly in 2011.

From Ancient Markets to Global Networks

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Bob's blog entries “Everything changes…Nothing changes” Basic Books Business is just a word for buying and selling things Christopher Locke David Weinberger Doc Searls Ecclesiastes From Ancient Markets to Global Networks Heraclitus The Cluetrain Manifesto: 10th Anniversary Edition co-authored by Rick LevineThe same can be said of markets.

E&Y CEO on what makes global leaders successful | FORTUNE []

Weekly Leader

Not surprising report on the benefits of diversity in leadership but definitely worth a read. leadership diversity Davos Fortune

First Look: Leadership Books for May 2011

Leading Blog

What Makes Business Rock : Building the Worlds Largest Global Networks by Bill Roedy with David Fisher. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May. Better Under Pressure : How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others by Justin Menkes. Allen and Mitchell Kusy. For bulk orders call 1-800-423-8273.

Global forces: An introduction

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To read the complete article, check out a wealth of resources, and watch a video during which McKinsey director Bisson explains why trends matter, the value of tracking global forces, and how Here is an excerpt from an article written by Peter Bisson, Elizabeth Stephenson, and S. Patrick Viguerie for The McKinsey Quarterly (June 2010).

Shared Ethical Values: Global Consensus?

Leading in Context

As we struggle day-to-day with what ethics means in business, groups of concerned leaders around the world are studying common ethical values that could clarify ethical behavior and unite us in a common global code of ethics.

The Quest for Global Dominance:: A book review by Bob Morris

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Redefining Ethical Leadership in a Global Society

Leading in Context

As a society, we are beginning to redefine ethical leadership. The change started quietly, fueled by a web of linked communication channels and a desire for a more civil way of dealing with each other. Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization blogs ethical business leadership ethics in leadership

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2011

Leading Blog

Outrageous Fortunes : The Twelve Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy by Daniel Altman. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January. Practically Radical : Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself by William C. Taylor. Hill and Kent L. Books

A Global Standard of Living Shift

Coaching Tip

These prices have risen due to strong global demand, particularly in emerging markets, and pockets of reduced supply. Statistics tell the story.

LeadershipNow 140: October 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Excellent column by Thomas Friedman on how globalization is once again morphing. From @MJAsmus: Letting Go of Your Need to be Right.

Voice of Experience: Jennifer Fitzgibbon (RBS Global Banking & Markets)

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Here is an excerpt from a profile of Jennifer Fitzgibbon (Managing Director, Treasurer, Americas, RBS Global Banking & Markets) written by Melissa J. Bob's blog entries Global Banking & Markets Jennifer Fitzgibbon Melissa J. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and [.].

Global Hand Washing Day

Rapid BI

Today marks the fourth global hand washing day. How clean are your hands? Started in 2008 its goal is to prevent deaths through cross infection and poor hygiene. The organization behind this have launched some excellent free posters and other resources to help. Of course hand washing is for life, not just for hand washing day… [.].

Servant Leadership Interest by Region, State & City Globally

Modern Servant Leader

Help Your Global Talent Succeed and Lead - Cultivate Communication Skills

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Nancy Vason: As leaders of global businesses, you draw from a deep well of talent. Are they leading global teams?

3 Ways to Confront Economic Adversity in 2011

Coaching Tip

By Guest Author Al Weatherhead. Time and Patience. Nonetheless, business investment has stabilized and is ever increasing. Deregulation.

McKinsey conversations with global leaders: Jeroen van der Veer of Shell

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Here is another outstanding interview in the McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders series. Bob's blog entries former CEO of Royal Dutch Shell Ivo Bozon Jeroen van der Veer McKinsey Conversations with Global Leaders McKinsey’s Amsterdam office The HagueSource: [.].

Academic Equality for Global Economic Survival

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link] (2) Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, December 2011, "Future Skills Profile for the 21st century work environment" from the report "Key Findings From A Survey of Hiring Decision-makers”. link] (4) Pasi Sahlberg, 2011,“Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?” Katz, MS.

Creating more value with corporate strategy: McKinsey Global Survey results

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Here is an excerpt from article featured by The McKinsey Quarterly online (January 2011). To read the complete article, check out other resources, obtain subscription information, and sign up for free email alerts, please click here. * * * Few companies create strategies that deliver more value than the sum of their business unit

Eurocom 2011 survey indicates 38 percent of technology firms are due to invest more in social media in the next 12 months

Krishna De

‘Are technology firms adopting social media’ is one of the areas that the recent Eurocom Worldwide 2011 Annual Technology Confidence Survey explored.

Future of Learning 2011

Leading in Context

Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends ethical leadership context ethical leadership in a global society ethics training leadership context leadership learning leading ethicallyLearning and Motivation We now understand so much more about how people learn and what motivates them than we did as recently as ten years ago.

Character Development + Skill Development = Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

As we work to develop and expand our global network, we continually connect with amazing organizations and professionals. Self-Awareness.

What Has 2011 Taught You About Business and Leadership?

Tanveer Naseer

As this is the last week of the year, many of us are understandably looking back at the past 12 months and discussing what we consider to be the significant events of 2011. In most cases, such discussions tend to focus on the numerous challenges and upheavals we’ve either watched from afar or witnessed first-hand. Then, take action.

19 Revealing CEO Leadership Quotes

C-Level Strategies

Global trends favor splitting the CEO and Chairman roles.” Stewardship with their boards. Talent management. ” 2. ” 3.

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The Fortune Global 500 Isn’t All That Global

Harvard Business Review

Emerging economies are reshaping global connectedness and are now involved in the majority of international interactions.

Deep Factors Shaping the Global Economy

Leading Blog

It is a provocative guide to global trends. He isn’t ignoring the fact that we are losing jobs to the Internet or that people do sell all over the world, but his point is that American culture has made Americans uniquely suited to sell products and services over a more diverse (global) population. General Business

Company Culture 3.0: The Conscious Connected Workplace

The Leadership Advisor

42% rank social purpose as the #1 for global consumers above design, innovation and brand loyalty. Blacksmith Ltd. No doubt about it.

What a treat! The “Five Best” of The McKinsey Quarterly’s articles published in 2011

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According to the Quarterly‘s readers, these are the five best articles published in 2011. We’re all marketers now Engaging customers today requires commitment from the entire company—and a redefined marketing organization.more Global cities of the future An interactive [.].

LeadershipNow 140: July 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

DDI: Global Leadership Forecast 2011 : Time for a Leadership Revolution! MargieMcKinney: Less is More: 6 Ways to Let Your Kids Be Kids.

HR & Teams in Global Organizations


Teams are complicated in domestic environments, and are even more complicated in global organizations when multiple languages and cultures are involved, spread across large distances. HR is a necessary aspect of any large organization, especially global ones. A “silo” methodology of HR will hinder global growth for organizations.

Global Communication: Do similarities or differences matter more?


Crabtree (2001), in his provocative article on global leadership, writes that “thinking globally used to require conscious attention to the differences that exist between different markets. In the ten years since Crabtree penned those words, we have globalized our society even more. Advances in global leadership, Vol.

Thinking Beyond Disciplines: Why We Need it

Leading in Context

Complexity Ethical Leader Trends ethical leader ethical leadership ethical leadership context ethical leadership development ethical leadership in a global society ethics training leadership development leadership ethics leading ethicallyWhat is Transdiciplinarity? They define it as "understanding concepts across multiple disciplines.".

Book Review: Global Coaching

Chartered Management Institute

As a multidisciplinary work drawing from continental as well as Anglo Saxon sources, this book is a significant addition to the range of monographs on coaching. Review by Gordon Harris for Professional Manager. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

The Genius behind Toblerone | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • April 18, 2011 • Branding , Marketing • 0 Comments. December 2011. November 2011. October 2011.

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2011 ASA Deming Lecture by Roger Hoerl – Need Any Country be Poor?

Deming Institute

2011 ASA Deming Lecture by Roger Hoerl, GE Global Research: The World Is Calling; Should We Answer?

35 Under 35: Stephanie Niven (Javelin Capital)

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Here is an excerpt from a profile of Stephanie Niven written by Cleo Thompson (London), founder of The Gender Blog, for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” [.].

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48 U.S. Companies Named “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles”

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Here is the first portion of an article featured by Talent Management magazine. To see the list of 48 companies, check out all the resources, and sign up for a free subscription to the Talent Management and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. * * * The National Business Group on [.].

Getting China and India Right: A book review by Bob Morris

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Getting China and India Right: Strategies for Leveraging the World’s Fastest Growing Economies for Global Advantage Anil K. Bob's blog entries Anil K.

How To Stop Sucking (By Building A Personal Leadership Brand)

Lead Change Blog

As a leader in this strange climate, we must constantly be finding new ways to differentiate ourselves in an increasingly competitive and global marketplace. Posted in Career Development Leadership Development Self Leadership Nobody wants to suck. In order to thrive, we must [.] How To Stop Sucking (By Building A Personal Leadership Brand).

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