Published on: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
I'm teaching grad students how to write their Master's thesis projects, and one woman wrote very passionately about her topic — but without substantiation. When I questioned her research, she argued that millions were experiencing her personal viewpoint, and suffering the effects she outlined.
But, this isn't a "feelings paper," I pointed out; it's research. Unless she could cite credible sources, I couldn't accept her argument in the way she wrote it.
Published on: Monday, June 18, 2012
Recently, a newspaper columnist decried the revelations that a certain CEO had reaped a windfall in the tens of millions as "shocking." What was more shocking, on further review, was that any informed member of the business media would be so dumbstruck by the incredible gulf between CEO pay at some large corporations and the salaries of their average rank-and-file employees.
Published on: Thursday, June 14, 2012
Leaders have to do more than bring bottom-line results to an organization; they are responsible for instilling an overall philosophy, coalescing culture, depicting the future, and motivating teams to achieve their potential, which are all monumental feats. George Bradt, co-author of The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan
, asked members of ExecuNet's General Management Roundtable how they've succeeded in bringing their vision and values to life in organizations they've led, and inspired others to do great things. Here are some of their responses:
Published on: Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The 2012 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report
reveals what's happening in the executive workplace, according to recruiters, corporate talent acquisition professionals and successful executives. The report states that executive recruiters are more positive than they have been in the past five years. The report, which surveyed a total of 5,733 business executives, provides fresh insight on trends in the executive employment market, including:
Published on: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
A monthly ExecuNet survey of executive recruiters finds that 50 percent of them believe employers will leverage the economic climate by selectively "trading up" with new hires for existing senior management roles over the next six months, and an additional 23 percent of employers are expected add new executive jobs to their payrolls.
What World Renowned Business Leaders Have to Say
Many of the world's top business leaders, from a variety of industries, gathered in New York City to share their views on business and the challenges today's leaders will face in the coming years. Attendees learned how visionaries from a wide range of management disciplines define the process and commitments required to realize the potential for raising organizational performance in a time of lingering economic uncertainty and a changing global economy. These are can't miss insights for any business executive!
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