Changing the General Culture of General Motors

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 | 2 Comments
Changing the General Culture of General Motors

It was another brutal day on Capitol Hill for Mary Barra, the CEO of General Motors.

The Danger of Being Deskbound

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 | One Comment
The Danger of Being Deskbound

Rick Wartzman writes about Rick Raemisch, the executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections, who spent a night in solitary confinement at one of his state penitentiaries.

How Intel Gets Social Responsibility Just Right

Posted on Jan 15, 2014 | 2 Comments
How Intel Gets Social Responsibility Just Right

Rick Wartzman writes about how Intel is now “manufacturing and shipping only ‘conflict-free’ microprocessors.”

Return of the Raider

Posted on Dec 27, 2013 | 2 Comments
Return of the Raider

Does the “shareholder activist” do more harm or good in today’s economy?

Freedom From Consequences

Posted on Dec 13, 2013 | 2 Comments
Freedom From Consequences

“To say that it is fun to be free comes close to a repudiation of the real freedom.”

When the Buck Keeps Going

Posted on Nov 1, 2013 | 6 Comments
When the Buck Keeps Going

“To be exposed to a surprise in the organization one is responsible for is humiliation, and usually public humiliation.”

What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Posted on Oct 29, 2013 | No Comments
What Peter Drucker Would Be Reading

Recent selections from around the web that, we think, would have caught Peter Drucker’s eye.

Archivist’s Pick: The Existential Drucker

Posted on Sep 26, 2013 | One Comment
Archivist’s Pick: The Existential Drucker

Although Peter Drucker is most often recognized for his work as a business consultant, it was his passion for the interconnected world of ideas that led him to assert that the practice of management is, in fact, a liberal art.

The Long View: Why “Maximizing Shareholder Value” Is on Its Way Out

Posted on Sep 25, 2013 | One Comment
The Long View: Why “Maximizing Shareholder Value” Is on Its Way Out

Rick Wartzman writes about the growing efforts from a range of individuals and organizations to make “long-term thinking the new normal of business.”

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