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Leading Into the Future

In the future, leaders must balance playing on their strengths with adapting to a rapidly shifting business climate.

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The Truth About Behavioral Change

The true story behind Twitter’s success belies the conventional wisdom of social networks.

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Six Principles for Strategic Migrations

Successful migration patterns can improve business strategy in your company.

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Managing Teams

Get Things Done With Smaller Teams

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September 7, 2018 | Chris DeBrusk

To boost the bottom line, it’s important to increase productivity. This can be challenging for larger organizations, but by creating smaller, more agile teams, managers can facilitate collaboration and efficiency.

AI in the Workplace

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How AI Can Amplify Human Competencies

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The future of AI looks much like the present, with machines helping humans to do their jobs better, not replacing them.

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AI-Driven Leadership

Leaders at the forefront of making organizations AI-driven have seven key attributes.

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There’s Always a Time Lag (With a Price Tag)

In the growth of artificial intelligence, technology is changing faster than society can keep up.

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The Role of Business in Social Issues

Critical Questions Live: Is It up to Business to Save the Planet?

With climate change reaching a critical tipping point, business leaders must ask themselves what they can contribute to solving the challenges facing the planet. MIT’s Yossi Sheffi and sustainability expert and author Andrew Winston debate and discuss the role of business in supporting sustainability goals.

Finding Good News for Human Rights After Khashoggi

The room to maneuver on business and human rights has significantly expanded with the exposure of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s brutal death. Companies must take advantage of this moment to prioritize human rights. Now is the time for business leaders and company boards to get on the right side of history — or risk becoming complicit.

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Will They Follow You?

Why People Believe in Their Leaders — or Not

August 17, 2018 | Daniel Han Ming Chng, Tae-Yeol Kim, Brad Gilbreath, and Lynne Andersson

Credibility hinges on perceptions of competence and trustworthiness, which develop out of specific behaviors leaders take. Regaining lost credibility is difficult, but can be done.

Communication and Leadership

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Using Digital Communication to Drive Digital Change

Leaders seeking to initiate digital change must model the behaviors they want to see.

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What Managers Can Gain From Anonymous Chats

Anonymous digital dialogues with employees can help managers build trust and increase engagement.

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Tomorrow’s KPI Dashboards Will Be Your Boss

As KPI dashboards evolve, they’re transforming how executives manage themselves.

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Taking the Lead on Digital Security

The Trouble With Cybersecurity Management

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To better prepare for growing cyber threats, organizations and managers must build awareness about the complexity of cybersecurity and adopt training programs that mimic real-world scenarios. One option is “management flight simulators” that let experienced and novice managers run simulations to learn how to respond to cyberattacks.

With Great Platforms Comes Great Responsibility

In the wake of documented Russian manipulation of the U.S. election via disinformation campaigns on social media platforms, digital platform companies like Facebook and Twitter need to take concrete steps to prevent misuse.

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Reskilling the Workforce

The Time for Retraining Is Now

The employment landscape is rapidly changing, demanding that employees build new skill sets.

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