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A case study in combating bias

– Following several disappointing investments, the German electric utility RWE overhauled its decision-making processes. Learn how from the CFO who spearheaded the effort.

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ING’s agile transformation

– Two senior executives from the global bank describe their recent journey.
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Agility: It rhymes with stability

– Companies can become more agile by designing their organizations both to drive speed and create stability.
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Why agility pays

– New research shows that the trick for companies is to combine speed with stability.
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Adhocracy for an agile age

– The agile organizational model gives primacy to action while improving the speed and quality of the decisions that matter most.

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Breaking down the gender challenge

– To make meaningful progress on gender diversity, companies must move beyond the averages and focus on the biggest pain points.
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The art and science of well-being at work

– Leaders of high-intensity, high-performing organizations are beginning to recognize the important effects of mindfulness, exercise,... and sleep on the body—and the brain.
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Self-driving car technology: When will the robots hit the road?

– As cars achieve initial self-driving thresholds, some supporters insist that fully autonomous cars are around the corner. But... the technology tells a (somewhat) different story.
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Improving public safety through customer experience at the National Weather Service

– Laura Furgione, the NWS’s former deputy director, discusses where the customer fits in with the agency’s mission of... protecting lives and property.
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How functional leaders become CEOs

– Limited operational experience is not necessarily a barrier to the top job. Here’s what CFOs and others must do to jump... to the next level.
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What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’?

– We assessed the early moves of CEOs with outstanding track records; some valuable lessons for leadership transitions emerged.
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Focusing on what works for workplace diversity

– For faster progress, companies need to draw on the power of design, rethink their assumptions, and use data to inform decision... making.
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Leading Organizations: Ten Timeless Truths

Leading Organizations identifies the most challenging organizational issues leaders face, and then—one by one—provides... the hard facts, big ideas, and exceedingly practical “how to” steps to address those issues.
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Building momentum for cultural change

– Being told to abandon old ways of thinking and working and embrace without delay a new, and seemingly riskier, digital culture... can be unnerving for insurance companies. But there are certain actions insurers can take to kick-start change while minimizing the risks—and they do not have to alter everything at the same pace.
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The people power of transformations

– A new survey suggests that for their transformations to succeed, organizations need employee buy-in at all levels, consistent... communication, and better people strategies.
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Arianna Huffington on the link between leadership and well-being

– Better sleep and less stress can improve your performance. The Thrive Global founder shares some tools that could help.

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