Public concern about ethics in business and the professions is very high. However, ‘solutions’ so far have only appeared in the forms of codes of ethics, or processes and systems designed to ‘follow the law’. In this article, Professor Atul Shah draws on his personal experience and research to explain how examining the Jain culture can provide wisdom to sustainable living practices.
Toxic employees not only get under our skin, but also erode the financial worth of any organization. In one study it was discovered that a whopping 94% of over 400 leaders reported dealing with the devastation caused by these chameleons who “knock down but kiss up.” In Why I Don’t Work Here Anymore, Mitchell Kusy presents the proactive solutions to prevent these individuals from ever entering your organization, along with the reactive ways to deal with them once they’re there.
We are very pleased to announce that our Routledge Education November Author of the Month is Stephen Bailey! Stephen is the author of our bestselling Academic Writing textbook, the fifth edition of which, will be publishing on 14th December. What motivated him to write this textbook? How does this book differ from other books on the market? Read our exclusive interview with Stephen below to find out!
Leaders must cultivate learning environments and develop the shared values that serve as the foundation for dynamic culture. Authors Janis Allen and Mike McCarthy published a book called How to Engage, Involve, and Motivate Employees: Building a Culture of Lean Leadership and Two-Way Communication that shows just how important it is to motivate and excite employees to take ownership of their roles.
While the need for agility is not limited to leaders, neither is it new. Leaders have always had to quickly adjust to circumstances to be effective. Central to all these theories is the Darwinian idea of ‘fit’ – leaders must be aligned with their environment and must evolve along with it.
Conversational Intelligence is our hardwired ability for understanding how to create cultures of trust. While it may take many steps over several months to restore lost trust, we can start now by taking the five steps outlined in my TRUST Model.
Since one of the biggest cyber breaches in history, a staggering 143 million consumers have had their private, sensitive data exposed by hackers, and the response from Equifax has been anemic to say the least. Immediately after the breach was revealed, Equifax shares plummeted by 30 percent. While the share price has bounced back, it is a long way from where it was.
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