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Loyalty to a Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous

Harvard Business Review

I teach a course on ethics at the McCombs School of Business and have run the McCombs Speaker Series on Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility for the last seven years. Over time these stories lead to an implicit expectation that when loyalty prevails, so does success.

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How to Manage an Insecure Employee

Harvard Business Review

Insecure employees are “hard to evaluate, hard to coach, and hard to develop,” says Ethan Burris, an associate professor at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin. Is it hurting morale? And how do you deal with your own frustration around their insecure behavior? What the Experts Say.