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The purpose of The Great Workplace 2.0™ is simple: while it is happening, show core changes in great workplaces, so that start-ups, small and mid-size companies, can extract the principles that other companies are discovering. By example, grow in a healthy and sustainable fashion; return to our economy great dividends of revenue, value and innovation.read more →
In 2001, Jim Collins' Good to Great examined 1,435 companies. It observed that the 11 corporate entities that had made the jump from "good to great" over a 40-year period were headed up by relatively unknown chief executives as opposed to "the one genius with 1,000 helpers."
In addition, Collins argued, "We found that for leaders to make something great, their ambition has to be for the greatness of the work and the company, rather than for themselves ... Celebrity CEOs, at those same decision points, are more likely to favor self and ego over company and work."
Researchers from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montreal are currently expanding on their 2009 study that reveals a disturbing conclusion: Management ego is a better indicator of the possibility of financial fraud than corporate governance practices. They connect "managerial hubris" to bad corporate decisions that destroy value.
Mission: Why we do what we ...
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The issues are a result of large corporations having a lack of “Intelligent Self Interest.” ISI is simply defined as taking into consideration the effects of your actions on others with whom you are connected or who play a role in your journey, and adjusting your direction to minimize negative results for all involved.read more →
The New Blue Collar Workplace: Brains and Brawn. You provide the brains, the machinery provides the brawn.read more →
“First seek to understand,” needs to be the core of your three-foot circle’s content library.read more →
“It seems that social networking is simply the 1950’s version of a phone “Party Line” (yes I am old enough to have been on those) where stay at home housewives talk about their hair, the wash or the new neighbor down the street.”read more →