Entries Tagged as 'Q & A'
May 11th, 2011 · No Comments
Management is still pretty traditional in most business. Teams are talked about but rarely implemented in deep ways. And there are few who use the principle of what Responsible Management looks — which improved democracy, capitalism, EArth and community regeneration, while improve customer lives and giving enduring ethical returns.
February 11th, 2011 · No Comments
On Monday we looked at building intrinsic capability to live a more meaningful and fulfilling life. On Wednesday I offered an overview of one great thinker’s suggestion for doing such capability building. Matthew E. May wrote a wonderful fable based on the Zen practice of shibumi principles. He kindly agreed to answer a few questions here—some […]
November 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment
In my Oct. 25 post, I referred to an artice by Dan Mascai, in Fast Company‘s October 2010 issue. He offers a great example of the financial industry engaging in what I call Customer Social Responsibility. Alexa von Tobel, a former Morgan Stanley employee after graduating from Harvard, started a LearnVest. It targets women under forty, who are very […]
October 22nd, 2010 · No Comments
Steve offered some additional reflections to follow up on the book review of The Leader’s Guide to Radical Management: Re-inventing the Workplace for the 21st Century. 1. What is the major thing managers will have to change to become radical? Radical management is not a single quick fix, or just doing one thing, but rather […]
September 17th, 2010 · No Comments
Interview with Chip Conley, Founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre Hospitality and author of Peak: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo From Maslow This week is about new ways to understanding motivation in business. Monday’s blog surveyed the new books on the subject. Wednesday was a book review with Chip Conley. I caught up […]
September 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment
I reviewed Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-Year Conflict Between Global Conservation and Native Peoples, by Mark Dowie. This book is about the surprising upside-down effect of the conservation movement, especially in establishing the National Park Service. Without understanding how active Native Peoples were in managing ecosystems to increase their vitality and health, they were systematically removed. […]
August 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Nick Carr argues in his most recent book, “The Shallows” that the Internet is making us less attentive and in general less intelligent. Carr has stirred up some controversy and his concept has certainly not been universally adopted. What if it is not the Internet at all but something else? “The problem is not the […]