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  1. 6 Counterintuitive Rules for Being a Better Manager — Advice from Lambda School, Quip & Facebook
    In this exclusive interview, Molly Graham shares her six rules for how to be a good manager. Some come seemingly out of left field, others are nuanced takes on common pearls of wisdom — but true to what we’ve come to expect whenever we sit down with Graham, all are useful rules of thumb for any startup leader or new manager to lean on. From … [ Read more ]

  2. Resilience in a crisis: An interview with Professor Edward I. Altman
    Professor Edward I. Altman of the Stern School of Business, New York University, is a leading expert in credit and debt. He has written or edited two dozen books and more than 160 articles on finance, accounting, and economics. He is also the creator of the Altman Z-Score, developed originally as a means of predicting bankruptcy probabilities. McKinsey researchers successfully used the Z-Score to test … [ Read more ]

  3. How to Fix Your Hiring Process
    Peter Cappelli, professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and director of its Center for Human Resources, says managers at companies large and small are doing hiring all wrong. A confluence of changes, from the onslaught of online tools to a rise in recruitment outsourcing, have promised more efficiency but actually made us less effective at finding the best candidates. Cappelli says … [ Read more ]

  4. How to Create Happier Employees
    Professor Jochen Menges on the ways companies can develop well-being initiatives that genuinely make people feel better.

  5. Jim Collins: On Leadership In America
    Chief Executive magazine interviews Jim Collins. This is the first of five parts.

Most Popular Thought Leader Posts

  1. Aida Alvarez
    Former head of the Small Business Administration; former investment banker at Bear Stearns and First Boston

  2. Jack Welch
    CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2000

  3. The Guru's Guru
    A lively conversation with Peter Drucker, dean of the deep thinkers.

  4. Michael Porter
    The Master of Strategy

  5. Charles Handy
    Charles Handy is Europe's best known and most influential management thinker. In an interview with Joel Kurtzman, editor of Strategy & Business, Mr. Handy elaborates on his concept of 'membership community' for the corporate model of the future. 'Corporations are not things, they are the people who run them,' he says. 'In order to hold people inside the corporation, we can't really talk about them … [ Read more ]

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