Monthly Archives: September 2013

Managers and Leaders – 6106-T2

In a recent post on the Harvard Business Review blog, Vineet Nayar identifies three differences between managers and leaders. Managers count value, while leaders create value. Managers operate within circles or power, while leaders operate within circles of influence. Managers … Continue reading

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Organizational Behavior – 6106-T1

The study of leadership as a distinct subject is a relatively recent phenomenon. Previously, it would have been covered as an aspect of management, along with such subjects as planning, organizing, budgeting, and staffing. Even though the subject matter of … Continue reading

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Rehabilitating Governance

Back in May 2011, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Responsibility came up with a twelve-step program to guide the rehabilitation of corporate governance. While I must admit a certain aversion to any scheme that presents … Continue reading

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