Archive for the ‘Commentaries’ Category

How to respond to a crisis

When Anne Mulcahy was selected by the Xerox board of directors in 2001 to serve as the company’s new president and CEO, she contacted a number of people requesting advice as she began to assume her new duties.

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Business Nuggets from Thought Leaders in Economics

In 50 Economics Classics, Tom Butler-Bowdon provides what he characterizes as “An intelligent person’s guide to capitalism, finance, and the global economy.” He agrees with Ronald Coase that “the biggest problem in economics is that theories and models … READ MORE

What’s new with the Internet of Things?

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Mark Patel, Jason Shangkuan, and Christopher Thomas for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other … READ MORE

The six types of successful acquisitions

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by March Goedhart, Tim Koller, and David Wessels for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other … READ MORE

Design for value and growth in a new world

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Ankur Agrawal, Mark Dziersk, Dave Subburaj, and Kieran West for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check … READ MORE

Linking Empowering Leadership and Employee Creativity

In this article for the Academy of Management Journal, Xiaomeng Zhang1 and Kathryn M. Bartol discuss the influence of psychological empowerment, intrinsic motivation, and creative process engagement. To check out the complete article, check out others, and sign … READ MORE

4 Innovative and Meaningful Employee Engagement Activities That Work! (and Why)

Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Melany Gallant for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and … READ MORE

A simple definition of performance management…and why everyone plays a role

by Melany Gallant for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, and sign up for email alerts, please click here

What is performance management?

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Film Noir Classics

Opinions are divided as to the defining characteristics of the noir genre but the term does connote “darkness” of spirit and intent as well as of locale and time of day. Here’s what Roger Ebert thinks:

“Film noir is … READ MORE

How to Write a Great Performance Review in 10 Steps


Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Melany Gallant for Halogen Software’s TalentSpace blog. To read the complete article, check out others, learn more about the firm, … READ MORE

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