Angela Merkel never fit the description of the typical charismatic leader destined for greatness. Professor Hamid Bouchikhi outlines some of the reasons she’s shaped history anyway.
Reconciling global and local needs to deal with workarounds
The key to achieving creativity in any culture is recognizing that no one culture is inherently more creative than another, rather, different cultures achieve creativity in different ways.
Acting quickly helps firms stay competitive, but managers aren’t always able to act at the time of their choosing. New, award-winning research helps managers identify what they can do to influence the time of their strategic action.
If the new Nokia-Alcatel-Lucent wants to turn things around, they’ll need to get over three major hurdles
"The way we see failure is still very immature"
Men have a multitude of role models in upper-level positions to choose from in terms of designing their career paths. Women, on the other hand, have a much harder time identifying useful role models
Teamwork: you’re only as close as you feel