How Do You Deal with an Abusive Leader?

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And this week the Times profiles the leadership stylings of another candidate for mayor, New York City council speaker Christine Quinn. Current Affairs Personal Presence abusive leadership Christine Quinn

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Ten Types of Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs Larry Keeley with Ryan Pikkel, Brian Quinn, and Helen Walters John Wiley & Sons (2013) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison With regard to the Edison quotation, I agree while presuming to add, “Execution without discipline is merely activity.” ” Larry Keeley wrote this book with […].

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Culture Model


In the diagram above, Robert Quinn and John Rohrbaugh put culture on a two-dimensional plane. Haworth , a designer and manufacturer of office furniture, uses Quinn and Rohrbaugh’s research regarding culture (PDF here ) to design interior spaces. by Calvin Guyer.

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Morning Advantage: Female Leaders Have Tempers, Too

Harvard Business Review

It seems as though Christine Quinn, a Democratic mayoral candidate in New York City, likes to yell. And Quinn readily admits to it: “I don’t think being pushy or bitchy or tough, or however you want to characterize it, is a bad thing. The general feeling, at least if all the facts are true, is that Quinn is, well, a politician in the tradition of other scream-y politicians.

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Myths of the Gig Economy, Corrected

Harvard Business Review

Back in 2013, a much-touted survey suggested that by 2020 — just over a year from now — a whopping 40% of the workforce would be so-called contingent workers, a number that would include contractors, temps and the self-employed. Nattapol Poonpiriya/Getty Images.

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Sears Has Come Back from the Brink Before

Harvard Business Review

The interests of employees and stockholders had become one, in much the same way Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones found it working at John Lewis today, in their 2013 article “ Creating the Best Workplace on Earth.”. Quinn write “It is no longer news that over the past five years. It’s not been a great year for venerable retailer Sears, which is reputed to be closing 130 retail stores and laying off more than 5,000 employees.

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