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Procter & Gamble and innovation: something new for a change

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Anyone who's read management literature for more than 15 seconds is no doubt sick of Procter & Gamble constantly being dragged out as the default example of how companies should innovate. Still, P&G's innovation culture, by company chairman A.G.

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Mintzberg Predicted a Crisis in U.S. Economy

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Score one for Henry Mintzberg, the well-known management scholar and professor at McGill University. In an essay that has been posted on his website since 2007 but that now seems eerily prescient, Mintzberg predicted that 2008 would see a substantial downturn in the U.S. economy.

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Questions for the Next U.S. President

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What if the United States electorate approached the task of choosing a president like a business organization hiring a leader? What kind of questions would be asked in a job interview of a candidate for the job of U.S. President? Not the kind of questions we often here asked on TV, apparently.

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What Quality Means Today

Early in our careers, when we worked for the General Electric Co. in Schenectady, New York, there was no road map for a young manager desperately trying to find ways to lead. One had to experiment, employing various mechanisms such as motivational sessions, inventory control, budgetary control and information management.

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Leaders Who Inspire Commitment

Recent research holds lessons for any company doing business in China: In a land where Confucianism originated over 2,000 years ago yet still exerts a major ethical and philosophical impact on the prevailing ­culture, managers who actively offer employees clear goals and rewards can strengthen organizational loyalty.

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Developing Versatile Leadership

Leadership consists of opposing strengths, and most leaders have a natural tendency to overdevelop one at the expense of its counterpart. The resulting imbalance diminishes their effectiveness. But leaders who work to guard against such lopsidedness can increase their versatility and their impact.

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