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Improving Self-Awareness: It is as Essential as a MBA for Leaders

Approximately 40% of CEOs are MBAs. Many large-scale studies have found that leadership based solely on MBA-trained logic, is not always enough for delivering long-term financial and cultural results, and it is often detrimental to an organization’s productivity. In one study, researchers compared the organizational performance of 440 CEOs – split into two groups: those with

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Research Shows That Organizations Benefit When Employees Take Sabbaticals

While sabbaticals are still rare in corporate America, their presence is increasing rapidly. Recent research and corporate experiments suggest that there might not be enough employees taking time off — and even if they are taking time off, they should be taking more of it. According to a survey from the Society for Human Resource Management,

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Are Companies doing enough to Innovate?

We are living in the age of ‘superstar companies’. The top players in their respective industries are prospering, yet economic growth remains sluggish in many parts of the world. The reason for this paradox is that, the productivity gap between firms at the global frontier and those lagging behind has widened. Frontier firms are able to

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Why Organizations fail in Motivating Employees

Motivation, defined as deliberate attempt to influence employee behavior with the goal to enhance their performance & organizational effectiveness, is the key driver of job performance for it determines the level of effort and persistence employees will exert. Top performers tend to stand out as much for their motivation as for their talent. A global survey,

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Elements of Value – Part 2

The most important elements of Value as per type of business   Across all industries, perceived ‘Quality’ has the greatest effect on customer advocacy. Though some of the below listed elements are more important than others and vary by industry; no other element can make up for a significant shortfall on perceived quality. Thus, companies

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