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Is Strategic Philanthropy Yesterday’s News?

Wed, 2014-06-11 12:35

As I read the lead article in the latest issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, “Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World,” by John Kania, Mark Kramer, and Patty Russell, I tried to imagine what it would feel like to do so from the vantage point of the director of a small nonprofit.

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El fenómeno de las estrategias emergentes

Tue, 2014-06-10 16:54

Por Jerko Juretic. Si usted le pregunta a cualquier persona de su empresa qué es una estrategia, la mayoría le respondería que es un plan de acción elaborado por la alta dirección.

... En 1978, el experto en management, Henry Mintzberg, propuso que la estrategia también podía ser entendida como un patrón consistente de acciones en el tiempo, desarrollada de manera intencional -o no- por una compañía. 

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06-04-14 Say it Again and Again

Wed, 2014-06-04 15:28

Your strategy to accomplish great results personally, at home and at work has the best chance of success if you invest in it, live it out, and communicate it widely. How often do you hear of plans that are promised but never even attempted? Those are strategies with no life; they are not authentic. Remember, all those implicated in a strategic plan and its actions ought to know it, have the opportunity to embrace it, and promote it.

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The psychology of strategy

Wed, 2014-06-04 15:27

The psychology of strategy is all about achieving desired objectives, according to business strategy experts. Inherent in this definition is a process of prioritising and focus.

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Il lavoro manageriale in pratica

Wed, 2014-06-04 14:47

Il lavoro manageriale, di Henry Mintzberg, è considerato uno dei più importanti e influenti testi di management degli ultimi anni. Un vero e proprio must per ogni manager. In questo nuovo volume “Il lavoro manageriale in pratica. Quello che i manager fanno e quello che possono fare meglio”, edito da Franco Angeli, l’autore ha voluto aggiornare e distillare l'essenza del suo pensiero in un libro più snello, operativo, orientato all'azione.

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Pédiatre sans limites

Wed, 2014-06-04 14:43

Cette semaine, je n'ai pas mangé avec Joanne Liu. Nous avons simplement pris un café sur Notre-Dame Ouest, non loin du marché Atwater.

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Will An MBA Degree Make You A Good Leader?

Wed, 2014-06-04 14:39

Not necessarily, argues economist Vangelis Tsiligiris, stating that leadership is all about understanding change and nurturing innovation.

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Gentle Stewardship

Wed, 2014-05-21 11:47

Humility is the key to ‘good’ leadership and the antidote to those models of ‘heroic’ leadership that were always doomed to fail, writes Sharon Turnbull.

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Good Leaders Don't Forget About Community

Fri, 2014-04-25 10:38

Since the 1980s we have heard much about ‘leadership’; its impact on organizations and being a valued and rare quality. Countless numbers of books, articles, research projects, seminars and papers have been devoted to this subject. A Google search of the term leadership will yield 147 million hits. Must be important!

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Mintzberg On Why You Need To View A Company As 'A Community Of Human Beings'

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:18

“I’m a human being, not a human resource”. Is something I have heard my colleague Henry Mintzberg say a number of times. It really seems to resonate with people. Recently Henry published on his website an e-pamphlet called Rebalancing Society. In it he argues that society rests on three key pillars: government, business and what he calls plural society. Henry believes that business today in the West has too much power and we need more of the plural society.

-Article by Karl Moore

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