A family business survives and thrives thanks to a delicate balance of economic, business, social and emotional factors. But this requires a unifying and transformative leadership model, says IE’s Manuel Bermejo.
Business leaders are wrestling with ever more ethical issues. But knowing what constitutes good behaviour is easier than embedding ethical decision-making in a way that supports high performance, says Roger Steare.
Walking meetings can be more engaging, productive and healthier than sitting around a table, but they need to be subtly planned to be truly effective. Executives should consider carefully the physical setting, topic of discussion and mood.
Becoming a data-driven company involves more than a shift from one IT system to another. Customers, employees, processes, products, and ultimately the entire organization are transformed into data streams to be analyzed and understood. Some processes will become obsolete, while critical thinking and analytical skills, more in demand.