An implicit challenge is to coordinate the efforts of groups with different interests to realize expected gains. This means that acquisitions quickly go from numbers to considering the impacts on people, as achieving synergy requires clear communication of the implications of an acquisition to those impacted.
Ethics programs are most effective when they flow out of a culture that values practicing business legally and ethically. However, there are a number of ethical issues which are themselves raised by ethics programs that demand more visibility and thought if these programs are to be ultimately effective.
Management in a connected, interdependent, and information intensive world requires new thinking and innovative approaches. The increasing interdependence and complexity of organizations and institutions call for transorganizational thinking.
Professor Charla Griffy-Brown interviews Ed White, Owner, de Novo Consulting, about leadership and innovation in today’s environment. De Novo Consulting specializes in strategic planning, facilitation, and leadership coaching.
SCCO International in association with Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and the Graziadio Business Review presents the 2nd annual report of CEO Performance of 100 of Southern California’s Largest Companies.
Fourteen years later, what have we learned about leadership? Have the predictions held true regarding management skills necessary for effective enterprise?
DELS hosts a variety of leading executives from a broad range of organizations.
Leading change is difficult. This article is for anyone who struggles with introducing a new idea into an organization.
As more consumers look to eat healthier and watch their spending, restaurants must increasingly compete for their stomachs and wallets.
This article presents the general issues surrounding a U.S. employer’s decision to offer employee benefits to the domestic partners of current employees.
This article provides an understanding of how ADHD influences an individual within the work environment.
2008 Graziadio School Student Paper Competition – How Intercultural Competence Drives Success in Global Virtual Teams
A study that shows intercultural competence as a factor in effectiveness of global virtual teams, and that building relationships, establishing structure, and having discipline are critical for success.
Minority business start-ups, increased spending power within minority communities, and supplier diversity are creating new opportunities for astute companies to realize first-mover advantages in emerging domestic markets.
This article identifies the Trybaby Syndrome as a performance challenge and introduces a “Performance Influence-Importance Matrix” to help managers.