Great Corporate Strategies Thrive on the Right Amount of Tension
December 03 | Thomas Ritter | Carsten Lund Pedersen | Comments (0)
After expending considerable effort on formulating a strategy, most executives would like to see their company’s strategic plans fully executed. Deviations from the strategic plan are often assumed to be detrimental to corporate performance. However, compliance with the strategy doesn’t necessarily correlate directly to performance.
How to Ask Your Boss for Time to Learn New Things
December 03 | Rachel O'Meara | Comments (0)
We all want to learn and grow. Improving our skills and being exposed to new ideas not only makes us better at our jobs but makes us happier and more engaged at work. But with a full-time job, it can be tough to find the time and resources to dedicate to personal development.
What the Data Tells Us About Immigrant Executives in the U.S.
December 03 | Sami Mahroum | | Comments (0)
A lot of research has already been done on the significant contribution of immigrant scientists and engineers to the U.S. innovation system. Less research, however, has been done on the presence of migrant and immigrant leadership in corporate America. While there has been some research done on ethnic minorities’ representation in senior corporate roles in the U.S,.studies of immigrant leadership talent are still scarce.
We Interviewed 57 Female CEOs to Find Out How More Women Can Get to the Top
November 29 | Jane Stevenson, Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services, Korn/Ferry International | J. Evelyn Orr, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Korn Ferry Institute | Comments (0)
Only 6.4% of Fortune 500 companies are run by female CEOs, and while there is incremental progress — there are 32 female CEOs this year, the highest percentage ever, compared with only 21 last year — the rate of change can feel excruciatingly slow.
Research: Becoming a Manager Increases Men’s Job Satisfaction, But Not Women’s
November 29 | Daniela Lup | Comments (0)
Who wouldn’t want a promotion, particularly to a role with leadership responsibilities? It’s hard to argue against more power and more pay. And indeed, promotions to managerial roles are typically associated with an increase in job satisfaction. Management scholars and practitioners have long argued that employees value promotions not only for the accompanying boost in financial compensation but also because managerial positions offer more authority and opportunities for impactful work.
Why a Gen-X CEO Hired a Millennial to Help Him Keep a Learning Mindset
November 29 | John Barrows | Comments (0)
At age 41, I am where I want to be in my career: running my own sales-training business, with enough clients lined up that I can probably live comfortably for the next several years. But I’m in trouble. Every Gen Xer is.
Corporate Learning Programs Need to Consider Context, Not Just Skills
November 28 | Todd Warner | Comments (0)
Spending on corporate learning, particularly leadership development, continues to increase at a staggering pace. According to one piece of research, spending on frontline leadership development alone increased by over 310% in a three-year period. Despite the amount they invest in corporate learning, organizations continue to struggle to connect these programs with the day-to-day work of strategy execution.