Are you angry at your boss? Is incompetent leadership ruining your company? Does your boss squash creative initiative and enforce conformity? I have always loved my bosses, but bad bosses must be pretty common because Bob Sutton’s new book Good Boss, Bad Boss is selling really well (hot off the successes of his hit The No Asshole… Read More Boss Free
Sunday’s New York Times (April 25, 2010, p. A30) reported that management guru C. K. Prahalad died April 16 . He was 68 years old. He spent his career as a professor at the University of Michigan School of Business. I met him only once, at Gary Hamel’s Inventing the Future of Management event in… Read More C. K. Prahalad, Management Guru
How can we maximize human potential to make the world a better place? How can we make work more fulfilling–whether in a business, a school, or a government agency? For the past two days, I’ve been attending a high-powered conference here in Half Moon Bay, California, hosted by Gary Hamel (Wall Street Journal’s “top business… Read More Inventing the Future of Management
I just returned from giving a keynote talk at the Business Process Management Conference. Business Process Management, or “BPM” for short, emerged in the early 1990s as a trend best exemplified by the 1993 book Reengineering the Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy. The basic idea sounds like common sense to me: instead of… Read More Is Innovation a “Business Process”?