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Strategy

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Innovation in Turbulent Times
When resources are constrained, the key to growth is pairing an analytic left-brain thinker with an imaginative right-brain partner. Reference: Harvard Business Review, June 2009, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p 79 - 86

First Published: 16-Oct-2011

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Stress Test Your Strategy
An economic downturn can quickly expose the shortcomings of your business strategy. But can you identify its weak points in good times as well? And can you focus on those weak points that really matter? This article identifies seven questions all executives should ask in order to ensure their strategies' success. Reference: Harvard Business Review, November 2010, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p 92 – 100

First Published: 16-Oct-2011

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Ten Fatal Flaws That Derail Leaders
The article refers to research using 360-degree feedback data on executives at Fortune 500 companies and mentions ten personality traits or behaviours that are found in ineffective leaders. The leadership flaws include acceptance of mediocre performance, lack of enthusiasm and interpersonal skills, poor judgment, failure to develop subordinates, and resistance to new ideas. Reference: Harvard Business Review, June 2009, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p 18

First Published: 16-Oct-2011

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What's Your Personal Social Media Strategy
Social media is changing the way we do business and how leaders are perceived, from the shop floor to the CEO suite. But whereas the best businesses are creating comprehensive strategies in this area, research suggests that few corporate leaders have a social media presence-say, a Facebook or LinkedIn page-and that those who do don't use it strategically. Reference: Harvard Business Review, November 2010, Vol. 88 Issue 11, p 127 - 130

First Published: 16-Oct-2011

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