1. Young professionals: champions of collaboration?

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    Collaboration has become a new hot topic in the world that is best characterized as digital village. Academics, practitioners, and business leaders emphasize the importance of collaboration within the organization and across its traditional boundaries. But increasing complexity of the environment, fast pace of decision making, and availability of multiple...
  2. Switch your Style! (1)

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    Most successful leaders have strengths in the following emotional intelligence competencies: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skill. There are six basic styles of leadership; each make use of the key components of emotional intelligence in different combinations. Managers often fail to appreciate how profoundly the organizational climate can influence...
  3. New skills for an uncertain future

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    Various developments are changing the business landscape as we speak. All around the world, businesses are experiencing intensified global and local competition, multiple stakeholder projects, ever-fastening rates of information and innovation, greater uncertainty and ambiguity, stronger advocacy for corporate social responsibility and a movement towards virtual teams and transcending organizational...
  4. Leadership wisdom

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    Recently, a blog post summarizing “14 Fascinating Theories from Leadership Studies“, highlighted various ways of how leadership has been defined by different authors through the last 50 years. Let me share some of them: Servant Leadership In 1977, Robert Greenleaf published a series of essays on a new type of...