May 18, 2012
Bill George has turned Medtronic into a medical powerhouse and Minnesota's most valuable public company, but he has learned that the most valuable things can't be measured by sixteenths of a point.
Apr 16, 2012
In recent weeks three of the Twin Cities' greatest business and civic leaders, all part of Tom Brokaw's "Greatest Generation," have passed from the scene. This trio includes Edson Spencer, who built Honeywell into a great global corporation; John Cowles, leader of Cowles Media and the Star Tribune, and John Morrison, who led Norwest Corp. (now Wells Fargo) into the modern banking era.
Apr 10, 2012
Business schools are beginning to embrace a practice that has grown popular in the corporate world—teaching and studying mindfulness, the originally Buddhist approach to increasing awareness of oneself and one's surroundings.
Mar 8, 2012
The realities of globalization, with increasing emphasis on emerging markets, present corporate leaders with enormous challenges in developing the leaders required to run global organizations.
Feb 28, 2012
Executive Street - In September of last year, I wrote a post titled Why Peer Advisory Groups Will Be The Next Big Thing, based on a number of different trends and on what I described as the “perfect storm” for peer advisory groups to take off
Dec 27, 2011
Huffington Post - The recent Occupy Wall Street protests are only the latest of a series of global movements carried out by those who have grown cynical about leadership in business, government, and society.
Dec 17, 2011
Barrons - Sam Palmisano, who's retireing as Big Blue's boss, brought the company; and it's mindset; into the 21st century
Dec 13, 2011
MPR News - Recently the head of American Airlines resigned because he didn't agree with the company's decision to file for bankruptcy. When he walked out the door he left his lucrative bonus package on the table. It's a rare story and it got us wondering
Dec 8, 2011
Dec 6, 2011
Industrial & Systems Engineering Alumni - Alumni Magazine for the Stewart School of ISyE at Georgia Tech