Henry Mintzberg

In the Australian coastal shipping reform efforts, the discussion has come down to whether or not cabotage (the practice of using foreign companies for domestic shipping) should be promoted or limited.

In The Maritime Executive, Dermot Loughane says that yes, national-flag shipping tends to cost more, but a healthy industry gets crewmembers buying houses and goods with dollars that would otherwise be going overseas. Mr. Loughane points to Canada, where “It is a rare thing now … to find an experienced Master or Chief Engineer administering the shipping system.”

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 19 Apr 2017

In a recent piece for the Harvard Business Review, Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg takes aim at US President Trump’s attempts to run the United States like a business, then demolishes them. Professor Mintzberg questions the wisdom of trying to marry such disparate systems — after all, business has a very simple, measureable yardstick in the form of profit, which makes it a poor model for governing.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 4 Apr 2017

Three separate studies, including one authored in part by Desautels Professor Henry Mintzberg, have concluded that the MBA is not the gateway to business success after all — findings that are at odds with what many in the business community have come to believe. Instead, Mintzberg discovered that most of his subjects headed companies that eventually went bankrupt, or that removed them as CEO.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 3 Apr 2017

Amid the fallout from former McGill Institute for the Study of Canada director Andrew Potter’s Maclean’s article about stranded motorists, the Globe and Mail interviewed McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier, who defended Professor Potter’s resignation as director of MISC.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 30 Mar 2017

The MBA seeks its place in France

To many, an MBA is the springboard for a successful business career — but not so in France, where MBA holders in the 120 top executive suites dropped from 37 per cent in 2011 to 21 per cent in 2015.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 21 Mar 2017

A recent post on Changeboard examines what leadership will mean for coming generations, seen through the lens of Brexit and Trump in the world today. The piece throws the question to leading business departments from around the world.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Karl Moore, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 16 Mar 2017

Tenho dito que a corrupção é sistêmica e estrutural e não só no Brasil, como os sempre eloquentes vira-latas gostam de dizer por ai com ares cosmopolitas (aliás, esses não passarão de vira-latas sempre prontos a lamber os sapatos, ou coturnos, de qualquer um que lhes garanta a manutenção e ampliação de seus privilégios e "direitos adquiridos").

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 6 Mar 2017

In an op-ed piece for the Globe and Mail, Desautels’ Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies Henry Mintzberg decries what he calls our “era of bullies,” naming Trump, Putin and other strong-arm politicians as examples, and asks if we really have to put up with this.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 1 Mar 2017

MT presenteert een serie video's waarin managementtrainer Ben Tiggelaar waardevolle tips over management weggeeft. In deze video spreekt hij over de 'adhocratie' van Henry Mintzberg.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 15 Feb 2017

These days, it seems that there’s a new protest erupting every minute. But in the new reality of the day, are old-school demonstrations and marches enough? And really, were they ever? Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, Henry Mintzberg of Desautels makes the case that taking one’s cues from legendary organizer and Rules for Radicals author Saul Alinsky might be the way to go: You tear down a bully by using ridicule and unexpected actions that said bully doesn’t know how to deal with.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg, Strategy & Organization
Published on: 2 Feb 2017

Long before the post-election political maelstrom we’re now experiencing in the U.S. and in many countries around the world, I wrote about four types of organizational political arenas.

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 19 Jan 2017

Glamorous ex-Thomas Cook chief Harriet Green, 55, now an executive at technology giant IBM, says gushingly of our Prime Minister: 'May is exciting, a grown-up, the right person at the right time to negotiate with Europe. 
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Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 17 Jan 2017

...Brave Leadership: Geo politics shocked the world in 2016.  One of the more positive resuIts has been an increase in powerful, thoughtful leadership from many different places. Henry Mintzberg has written an excellent call to action post and there was one particular tweet which stood out for me over the US elections written by J.K. Rowling.

Read full article: Croakey, January 12, 2017

Classified as: Henry Mintzberg
Published on: 12 Jan 2017

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