Category: Management

The Modern Workspace is a Mirror of Our Changing Conception of Capitalism

It’s not often that I come across great workspace insights in a conservative political journal, but that’s exactly what happened when I read Scott Beauchamp’s outstanding analysis […]

Some Execs Think Consulting Is Easy. They’re Wrong.

In the last few years, I’ve found myself having the same conversation with several newly exited c-level executives. These very accomplished people have had successful […]

Organizational Agility: An Optionality Perspective

Few terms generate as much debate in c-suites right now as Agile and agility. It seems that every week I find myself talking about this […]

Diversity In the C-Suite Is All About the Economics of Inclusion

In recent months I’ve had the good fortune to speak with several authors and thinkers working in the Diversity & Inclusion field, and all of […]

HBR:”The New CEO Activists”

In case you missed it, there is a long and excellent analysis of the new CEO activities in the new HBR. Some highlights below:   […]

The Algorithm Manager Is Here. Artificial Empathy Is Next.

Last year I wrote a post about a future in which work is dominated more and more by non-human agents. To accompany the article I […]

Recent Read: “The Design of Business” by Roger Martin

Business thinkers and writers are, if nothing else, a wide-ranging bunch. There is almost no subject, from engineering to chemistry to the lives of historical figures, that […]

Uber’s Brave New World: What Happens When Your Manager Is an Algorithm

On Tuesday night, I participated in a discussion panel at the University of Maryland on current and future innovations in Supply Chain Management (SCM). While most of […]