Every month, my friends all over the world send me links on topics that are important to leaders. I’d like to share them with you. Feel free to chip in.
- What is the difference between “Asymmetrical Leadership” vs “Symmetrical Leadership”? What type is more effective in the corporate environment? Find out here
- In this interview with McKinsey, GE’s Jeff Immelt explains what is driving the company’s evolution, how he leads, and why he is different from Jack Welch.
- In this Fortune video, Gracious Home’s Dottie Mattison discusses what working at Walmart taught her about leadership.
- To create breakthrough customer experiences, large companies need to push the boundaries and adopt next-generation thinking and practices in seven key areas. McKinsey insights are here.
Strategy & Transformation
- HBR explains why disruptive innovation theory should be a key component of any good strategist’s toolkit.
- Big companies that act as both a single entity and a business portfolio are more agile and durable enterprises. Read more about this strategy in S+B article.The multinationals are rethinking their positions and contemplating additional investments in Africa. BCG shares its insights about the new game of business success on the continent.
- A set of articles to understand what you need to do to drive digital transformation forward in your business.
- In this Fortune interview, Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison explains the key to adjusting to the digital economy.
- When it comes to globalizing sales incentive plan design, companies should tread with caution. Consider three approaches to enhance the effectiveness of a sales compensation program.
- Traditionally, marketers calculate the ROI of a marketing investment by measuring how much sales increased in its aftermath. HBR suggests a better metric.
- Marketing analytics can have substantial impact on a company’s growth. Consider how to quantify the impact of MA and make the best use of it.
- The move away from conventional, ratings-based performance management continues to gain momentum. Check the latest findings on what really happens when companies remove performance ratings.
- As the automation of physical and knowledge work advances, many jobs will be redefined rather than eliminated – at least in the short term. McKinsey highlights four fundamentals of workplace automation.