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How GE Went From American Icon to Astonishing Mess describes how this model for managing a company became an underperformer – except for the aircraft engine division. We can all learn lessons from this declining business empire.
(Bloomberg Businessweek, February 1, 2018)


The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers discusses the importance of leaders personally imparting memorable lessons. It explores how they make their lessons stick. Something to inspire managers at all levels.
(Harvard Business Review, January-February 2018)


What to Expect From Agile highlights key learnings at ING in the Netherlands on implementing agile teams – a form of empowered teams – in the organization. Helpful for others who want to implement empowerment into their organization structure.
(MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2018)


Cold Showers Lead to Fewer Sick Days is an interview about research leading to this conclusion, although the exact effect of cold showers on the immune system is unclear. A story direct from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! ? For the reader to decide or to test himself …..
(Harvard Business Review, March-April 2018)


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