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Are Today’s Regulations Sowing the Seeds of the Next Crisis?

Ever greater regulatory complexity, coupled with an increasingly integrated world is making risk management ambiguous.
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Leadership & Organisations

Take a Look at Yourself in the Leadership Mirror

To gain a better understanding of your leadership strengths and weaknesses, take a look at yourself through the eyes of others.
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Leadership & Organisations

The Importance of Leadership “Vision”

Vision is an intangible but critical asset for a CEO to drive high performance.
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Leadership & Organisations

A Conversation on Blue Ocean Leadership

W. C. Kim, R. Mauborgne

INSEAD Knowledge interviews Professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne.
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Leadership & Organisations

The Music of Power

When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. ---- Henry David Thoreau
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Could Your Leadership Style Be Influencing Bad Behaviour?

Rupert Murdoch says he was “shocked, appalled and ashamed” to discover his employees were hacking phones. But did his leadership contribute to the practice?
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Avoiding Culture Clashes When Making Decisions

Should your boss make the decisions for your group? Or should you, as a team member, have a say in them? The answer may depend on the norms of your cultural background. If you have a multicultural team, you can’t work effectively until you’ve addressed these differences in style.
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How to Institutionalise Your New Blue Ocean Leadership Practices

W. C. Kim, R. Mauborgne

After identifying what leadership acts and activities should be eliminated, reduced, raised and created to achieve a step change in leadership strength in your organisation, it’s time to institutionalise your new leadership profiles.
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Leadership & Organisations

Serve in Order to Lead

Management progression should not be based on greater insulation from customers. Emerging leaders must spend time on the ground to build a true customer service culture.
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How to Develop and Select Your New Leadership Profiles

W. C. Kim, R. Mauborgne

The Blue Ocean Leadership Grid can be used to identify what leadership acts and activities should be eliminated, reduced, raised, and created in pursuit of high impact at low cost.
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Leadership & Organisations

The Three Foundations of Effective CEOs

CEOs agree that there are some essential traits and competencies fundamental to success.
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Leadership & Organisations

How to See Your Current Leadership Reality

W. C. Kim, R. Mauborgne

Without a common understanding of where leadership stands today and is falling short, a forceful case for change cannot be made.
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Leadership & Organisations

Family Ownership Channels to Innovation

Family companies may have a conservative heritage, but new research suggests they can teach us a lot about innovation
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The Four Pillars of Blue Ocean Leadership

W. C. Kim, R. Mauborgne

To unleash employees’ untapped talent and energy, leaders need a strong repertoire of actions, not just better awareness and empathy.
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The Skandia Scandal: Whose Fault?

Reputations are valuable and easily tarnished even by association: a little care and attention can help.
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