Leadership Matters

N2Growth Blog

In the text that follows you’ll hear Sam’s views on leadership, the state of the market, and you’ll be introduced to his retirement ambitions and the future challenges for the boardroom, following his return to Perth, Australia. In 1973/4 I participated in an Overseas Fellowship at General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) in a work/study cooperative programme in Flint, Michigan, which was the birthplace of GM. Case Studies Leadership Management

Guest Blogger Kelly Gregorio - It’s Time For a Change: Reworking Failing Policies That You Put into Place


It can be a daunting process, destructing and rebuilding the policies you worked so hard to establish; but by listening to your intuition, opening yourself up to suggestions and following these 4 steps, you can come out on the other end to find things to be better than ever before. Strive to separate your ego from the task at hand: to set the most efficient, supportive and comfortable work climate as possible.


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Tesla Cuts Pay and Furloughs Employees after Closing Factories

HR Digest

Whether you want to stay up-to-date on HR news, read in-depth HR articles, or find new ideas on strategy, innovation, and leadership, The HR Digest Magazine is here to suit your needs and help you stay more informed. billion capital raise. You stay on that employer’s work list.

Why Multinationals Are Doubling Down on Russia

Harvard Business

The old approach to Russia won’t work. This worked, because both crises were short-lived (lasting approximately 1-1.5 Multinational leadership teams should instead clarify their long-term objectives in the market – for example, whether they want to focus on maintaining margins or growing market share – and align execution accordingly. Another firm we work with, for instance, is focusing just on the high end and low end of their customer segments.

Recommended Resources – An Interview with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, authors of The Essential Advantage

Strategy Driven

Based on extensive research and providing a wealth of exercises, tools, and company examples from many industries – including Amazon.com, Walmart, Pfizer, Inditex (Zara), Itaú Unibanco, and Procter & Gamble – The Essential Advantage helps you construct a strategically coherent company in which the pieces reinforce each other instead of working at cross-purposes. Capabilities-driven strategy works in all contexts.

Artisans Must Balance the Books

Harvard Business Review

As more people depended on him, he spent his working capital, and the business failed. When artisans have no understanding of their cash flows, they fail prey to spending a big percentage of their working capital, without meaning to, on non-business issues that usually cripple their operations. As more people depended on him, he spent his working capital, and the business failed.

A Playbook for Making America More Entrepreneurial

Harvard Business Review

But the economic toolbox that works for big companies isn’t the same one that works for small ones. If policymakers hope to be successful in their efforts to promote entrepreneurs and small businesses, they need to know what works – in short, they need a “Playbook” for small business job creation. Half the people who work in this country either own or are employed by businesses with fewer than 500 employees. Access to capital.