2007 Volume 10 Issue 2

The Trader Joe’s Experience

The Trader Joe’s Experience

This article explores the relationship between organizational culture and business strategy that has propelled Trader Joe’s to extraordinary success.

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Strategic Leadership

Today, business and governmental organizations face something of a “perfect storm” of problems that have profound implications for current and future leaders.

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Managing Organizational Knowledge

Through knowledge management, organizations identify and leverage their collective knowledge to compete, including the creation, storage/retrieval, transfer, and application of knowledge.

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The Family-Owned Business

The Family-Owned Business

Guidance on how to deal with three common pitfalls of the family-owned business: lack of written agreements, ignoring fiduciary responsibilities, and not planning for the future.

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Editorial

Editor’s Note

Dr. Hesse has taught management science using spreadsheets since 1982 in both engineering and business schools, and at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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Emotional Dynamism: Playing the Music of Leadership

This article introduces the idea of Emotional Dynamism-a new framework for understanding how a leader can leverage the power of emotions.

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Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification

Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification

Knowing the correlations between the returns of various national markets is important for the process of allocating investments among these markets.

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Aligning Business with a Value Statement

In 1997, Dacor CEO Michael Joseph and his wife felt the growing need to place God as a priority in their lives and embarked on a journey to become part of a religious community.

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The Book Corner

The Book Corner offers recommendations on a variety of books emphasizing business and values.

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