Business managers are encouraged to assess the value of social networking games for HR processes to enhance the organization’s performance and value of workers.
The complexity of organizations has increased. SWOT provides a way to organize information into internal “Strengths & Weaknesses” and external “Opportunities & Threats.”
Defining values and associated behaviors provide both a focus and the glue that binds leadership behavior and managerial culture.
Leaders need to examine their effectiveness at managing virtuous behavior to add value to organizations. Virtuousness is not only important from a humanistic point of view in workplace settings, but helps drive important organizational outcomes.
Ethics programs have arisen in response to outcry over the perceived unethical behavior of American business. The rapid response is encouraging, though issues have emerged.
Today business schools are under growing pressure to engage in significant reforms due to globalization, rising tuitions, and unprecedented economic uncertainty.
Technologies could be commercialized with greater economic value if a university-neutral foundation was established to encourage dialogue between entrepreneurs and inventors.
Globalization, information technology, economic and political instability, and climate change create a level of interdependence requiring a new kind of leadership.
A myriad of positive organizational effects, including strategic renewal, business revitalization, and new venture creation, have been attributed to intrapreneurship. If appropriately implemented, it is possible for intrepreneurship to help organizations gain a sustainable competitive advantage.
A CEO’s primary duty is to allocate capital to its highest and best use, this report ranks CEO performance of 125 of Northern California’s largest companies according to their ability to earn returns above their investors’ required return.