Evaluation and the financial Value of Leadership

Issue 07

The recent Deloitte report discussed in these pages highlights how leadership quality directly affects company share price. Our second major theme in this issue is how leading western business schools and specialist providers are engaging in innovative ways the world’s emerging economies – with case studies on Haas/Berkeley in Mongolia, Emerging World & Microsoft in Kenya and Peru, and Wharton & Coca-Cola Foundation in Africa.

Richard Pascale’s article on Positive Deviance is crucial read for anyone invested in leadership best practice.

Key Articles

The Modern Agora

Roddy Millar

A conversation with Santiago Iniguez, Dean of IE Business School, Madrid

Evaluation: The Road Less Travelled

John O’Connor

Exploring trends that stimulate and improve outcomes

From Africa to America: Coca-Cola, Wharton and Inclusive Leadership Learning

Anne Wainscott-Sargent

Seeing the World Through a Different Lens


The Modern Agora

The Success Virus: Using Memes in Business

Positive Deviance: A New Kind of Leadership

Leadership Development

The Financial Value of Great Leadership

Evaluation: The Road Less Travelled

Leveraging Diversity: Integrative Thinking in Cross-Functional Teams

A Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Leadership Development

Program Design: New Approaches for Challenging Times

Corporate Practice

Philips Octagon Program: A Strategic Investment in Leadership

Microsoft and Emerging World: Developing Talent for Changing Times

From Africa to America: Coca-Cola, Wharton and Inclusive Leadership Learning

Mining New Talent in Mongolia: An Examplar for Emerging Economies


The Strategist: Be the Leader Your Business Needs – Cynthia Montgomery

The Wide Lens: A New Strategy for Innovation – Ron Adner

Reverse Innovation: Create Far from Home Win Everyehere – Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble

Serial Innovators: Firms that Change the World – Claudio Feser

Exec Ed News

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