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The Mass-Participation and Technology-Based Organization – New Power vs. Old Power

In this episode of "What's the Big Idea?" Jeremy Heimans, chief executive of the movement-organizing group Purpose and co-author, with Henry Timms of 92nd Street Y, of the recent Harvard Business Review article “Understanding 'New Power,'” discusses the mass-participation and technology-based organization that drive the success of groups like Kiva and Wefunder.

  • Date: 12/08/2016
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Developing Leadership as an Organizational Capability

When an organization needs an ability to improve a given business function, it invests and focuses on developing it. What about Leadership? Isn't it one of the most critical capability it must develop? It would require to develop a pipeline of promising talent, establish a culture of leadership, define processes that would provide ongoing opportunities to practice those skills, and innovate in this discipline. Where are we when it comes to building leadership as an organizational capability?

  • Date: 22/07/2016
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Employees, Managers, and HR Differ on Who Owns Culture

This study, conducted with WorkplaceTrends.com, shows that human resources (HR) professionals, people managers, and employees have very different opinions about workplace culture, who drives it, what’s important to creating a great one, and what can destroy workplace culture.

  • Date: 20/05/2016
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Beliefs, Behaviours & Assumptions Equals Excellence

Holland America Line President shares secrets on how to positively effect the beliefs, behaviours and assumptions of over 16,000 employees to maximize both great culture and great business results in this global business.

  • Date: 01/04/2016
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Duke Corporate Education Podcast – Integrating Gen Z and Gen Y into the Workplace

Ready or not, here come generation Z and millenials into the workforce. Generation Z is generally defined with birth years ranging from the mid or late 1990s through the 2010s. On this podcast, Duke CE Regional Managing Director Sharmla Chetty offers insights on how to best integrate these younger generations into the workplace.

  • Date: 18/03/2016
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What Executives Need To Know About Complexity - McKinsey & Company

Not all complexity is bad for business—but executives don’t always know what kind their company has. They should understand what creates complexity for most employees, remove what doesn’t add value, and channel the rest to employees who can handle it effectively.

  • Date: 29/01/2016
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How to Create an Innovation Culture – with Braden Kelley

Organizations that are in trouble often turn to innovation to bail themselves out. They could have avoided the trouble by having an effective innovation program, which requires a culture that supports innovation. The biggest barrier to innovation is that it is a project, not an inherent capability of the organization.

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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Be Less Reactive and More Proactive

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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Building the Best Place to Work

Create an extraordinary workplace with the help of psychologist Ron Friedman, who joins us this week to discuss how to inspire and engage your team as well as how to get people more passionate about their jobs.

  • Date: 15/01/2016
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