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Reimagining Management and Teams

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.

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Corporate Social REsponsibility & HR: Interview with Elaine Cohen, Author

December 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

I did a review of CSR for HR: A Necessary Partnership for Advancing Responsible Business Practices , by Elaine Cohen. I asked her to answer some questions about her book. Here is her reply. 1. Why HR? It seems they have so much to do anyway with the people side. To add responsibility to their plate […]

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Financial Effectiveness: Q & A with LearnVest

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 […]

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Q&A with Steve Denning, author of Leader’s Guide to Radical Management

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 […]

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Investor Motivation: Interview with Chip Conley

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 […]

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Interview: A Different Paradigm of Sustainability

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. […]

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