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Revitalizing Organizational Identity to Spark Turnaround

Revitalizing Organizational Identity to Spark Turnaround

This article proposes a model for examining and revitalizing identity attributes as needed to support organizational turnaround and avoid organizational death.

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The Benefits of Mindfulness in Leading Transformational Change

The Benefits of Mindfulness in Leading Transformational Change

The experience of ambiguity can be unsettling and anxiety provoking for all concerned, thereby impairing organization members’ willingness and ability to change.

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“Live Your Life in Crescendo”

“Live Your Life in Crescendo”

10 moral insights Stephen Covey offered a business world that epitomized his insights and recognized him as one of America’s most highly regarded management consultants.

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A Framework To Evaluate Consulting Efforts

A Framework To Evaluate Consulting Efforts

Evidence-based evaluation provides a rigorous, valid, and reliable approach for assessing the effectiveness of a consulting engagement.

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Arrow Electronics: Surviving and Thriving After Tragedy

Arrow Electronics: Surviving and Thriving After Tragedy

John C. Waddell shepherded Arrow Electronics through a major crisis after the tragic loss of the company’s top executives…lessons in leadership, strategy, and HR.

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A Values Approach to Advancing Women in Leadership

A Values Approach to Advancing Women in Leadership

Women make up half the workforce in nearly every country, still, labor shortages call for increased participation of women workers at all levels of the organization.

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High Performance Work Systems

High Performance Work Systems

While foolish for companies to spend money unwisely in managing human capital, growing research confirms that “high performance work systems” are worth the investment.

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Infusing Traditional Business Systems with Spiritual Wisdom

Infusing Traditional Business Systems with Spiritual Wisdom

Spiritual wisdom like mindfulness coexists in unconventional ways with traditional business models resulting in positive outcomes for the organization.

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Developing Peer Coaching

Developing Peer Coaching

A peer-coaching relationship can be less expensive than professional executive coaching, more intimate and honest, and provide a more diverse perspective.

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6 Insights for Transformative Leaders

6 Insights for Transformative Leaders

Jeffrey Pfeffer who noted that most organizations are victims of ineffective leaders who fail to research or apply correct management principles.

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