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All my folks have access to the corporate account for paying for these resources. Here at Lead Change Group, we know that problems are most effectively solved when individuals come together to meld ideas, energies, and approaches. To use a golf analogy, not every shot is a long drive.

The Importance of Being Purposeful

You're Not the Boss of Me

When I first came to Vancouver to take up my new role as a Human Resources Consultant with a major bank, my boss and I agreed that I should go on a road trip and meet with as many corporate banking employees as possible. This is a refreshed version of a post I wrote in March, 2010.

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What’s the Endgame for Social Media?

Harvard Business Review

To tap into social business’ greater value, it will take more than launching a few corporate accounts on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter (represented by the 42% above). Many companies are still working through this stage by managing all social media at the corporate level.

Do You Know What Your Company’s Data Is Worth?

Harvard Business Review

Data is no longer the domain of tech companies or IT departments — it is fast becoming a centerpiece of corporate value creation more generally. These costs – and the risks to the broader economy — are high enough that we expect the inclusion of EvD to soon become a requirement in corporate accounting. Meaningfully defining EvD will help ensure that corporate accounting and risk management standards take into account present day realities.

Leadership and the Importance of Being Purpose-Driven

You're Not the Boss of Me

When I first came to Vancouver to take up my new role as a Human Resources Consultant with a major bank, my boss and I agreed that I should go on a road trip and meet with as many corporate banking employees as possible. This is a refreshed version of a post from March 2010. =.

Six Strategy Insights RIM's New CEO Can Use

Harvard Business Review

Apple changed the nature of a smartphone from a corporate to a consumer device, and RIM has failed to reinvent itself accordingly. Is it Apple's consumer appeal, or the declining influence of corporate IT managers? RIM could opt to double down on the corporate market, broadening its business from device maker into fields such as mobile security services and bandwidth management. Perhaps Thorsten Heins has longed to run a big, public company.

The Importance of Being Purposeful | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

On one occasion, I was to talk with a number of Corporate Account Managers. The answer will usually be a functional answer such as I’m in accounting, or I’m in shipping.

Citigroup: A Symbol of Board Resurgence?

Harvard Business Review

At the center of the corporate wreckage of the past fifteen years — the accounting scandals, the outright fraud, the environmental disasters, the financial meltdown — sits the boards of directors. It is one of the most important steps in making themselves accountable.

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The Faustian Bargain of Online Services

Harvard Business Review

The platform the perpetrator used to read my email was a cloud-based email provider corporate account. As I was already using a different address in my department, I set up the ministry-wide account to "forward and delete" all incoming messages to my main account. I assumed this would have kept the ministry account empty. The correct approach would have been to set up an account for my assistant and give her full access to my calendar.

Why Are Some Sectors (Ahem, Finance) So Scandal-Plagued?

Harvard Business Review

In the past 25 years, the size of settlements, fines and penalties for individual corporations found guilty of wrongdoing has escalated from millions of dollars, to tens of millions, to hundreds of millions, to billions.

Can JP Morgan Transparently Police Itself?

Harvard Business Review

In the wake of its significant trading losses (now reportedly rising from $2 to $3 billion or more), JP Morgan can win back some of its lost reputation by transparently holding those responsible to account. Although the media has spoken loosely about a company "clawing back" pay, there are, in fact, different ways to hold responsible individuals to financial account.

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