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Leading: Sharing Accountability

Leading Blog

This can only be accomplished by creating a leadership mindset throughout the entire organization. James Champy and Nitin Nohria cautioned us not to assume that no one else on the premises can match our own ambition, competence, and vision. We generally tend to drive managing down the organization, but not leadership. “As

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Should You Gamble on Your Company's Leadership?

Harvard Business Review

This motto is vastly more ambitious than the previous one — to educate leaders who "make a decent profit — decently" — and ambition, as Nitin Nohria (now HBS's Dean) and James Champy wrote in The Arc of Ambition , is usually a valuable quality.

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Add Women, Get Smarter: What’s the Deal with Social Sensitivity?

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) 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.” To read the complete article, [.].

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Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery

Harvard Business Review

Editor's note: This post is part of a three-week series examining innovation in health care, published in partnership with the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University. Jim Champy is a consultant and author. He is currently a 2011 Advanced Leadership Research Fellow at Harvard.

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Where Have All the Process Owners Gone?

Harvard Business Review

Process gurus such as Michael Hammer , Jim Champy , Geary Rummler , and Alan Brache have long maintained that companies must appoint process owners to ensure that processes are improved across functions. Why didn't process owners stick at these organizations?

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