Editor’s note: Right now it feels like organisations are grappling with big contradictions. For example, working from home and working together in-person. Each business function will be grappling with contradictions but the question is: how do you manage those contradictions effectively? This article provides some answers.
Editor’s note: The importance of moral authority versus formal authority is an interesting one and is explored in this piece of research, based on a survey of 1,500 respondents. Currently, the research says most managers and CEOs fail to demonstrate moral leadership behaviours.
Editor’s note: This research shows the value and impact of building new social rituals as a part of working from home. It’s interesting to reflect on how the office engineered some of these rituals. Working from home requires us to revisit them.
Editor’s note: The research discussed in this article explores how NHS workers perceive the idea of speaking up and listening up – who does it based on seniority, for example. The research shows that leaders have blindspots, listening to what they want to hear.
Editor’s note: Leadership development tended to be a face to face activity. That ground to a halt overnight. So what now for leadership development? There’s lots to consider . . .
Editor’s note: Gallup is tracking the impact of (and response to) the Covid-19 pandemic on workplaces in the US through regular surveys. This article looks at the leadership response so far.
Editor’s note: MITSloan Management Review has made its resources for managers free during the pandemic. Topics covered include managing stress and emotions when working remotely, overcoming remote work challenges and leading remotely.
Editor’s note: In recent years Microsoft has become an incredibly successful company. A part of its success is the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella and his focus on learning.
Editor’s note: This research report takes a deeper look at the concept of inclusive leadership. It includes a list of 15 core competencies which are well worth a look. You would want your leaders to display some, if not all, of these behaviours.
A year ago, Deloitte’s inaugural survey assessing private and public sector readiness for the Fourth…
Editor’s note: To mark Digital Leaders Week, a range of people at the Government Digital Service reflected on what makes a great digital leader. Interestingly, technological nous and your place in the hierarchy are not determining factors.
Editor’s note: Some eye-catching data here from a survey of 402 CEOs. Asked, “Which ONE developmental measure was most useful in your preparation for the role?”, only 4% of CEOs said senior leadership development programs.
Editor’s note: Donald Clark reviews Stanford Business School’s Professor Pfeffer’s book Leadership BS. It’s a great review of what looks like a must read if you have anything to do with leadership or leadership programmes.
Editor’s note: Two things to like about this – 1) the breadth of countries covered and 2) the graphics – what a great way to simply describe a leadership style.
It is a $50bn a year industry and yet the more organisations spend on #leadership…