Alignment, Capability, Autonomy

Issue 13

In this issue Trudi West of Ashridge Business School reports on her research from the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race where she followed the crews and the dynamics within them to identify common capabilities that led to success. Heather Cairns-Lee builds on the sailing metaphor and many others in her piece on the power of metaphor founded on her doctoral study. And Kitty Chisholm describes the complexity weoften have in accurately conveying our inner thoughts.

Key Articles

Leaders Fit for the Future

Peter Chadwick

A conversation with Bill Boulding, Associate Dean of the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

Why is the Soft Stuff so Hard?

Kitty Chisholm

Ask most CEOs what they find the hardest and the answer is usually people related

Alignment Calability Autonomy

Trudi West

Leadership Challenges at the Clipper Round the World Race


Leaders Fit for the Future

Employee Engagement


Below the Leaderaship Surface

The Inner World of Leaders

Alignment, Capability, Autonomy

The Changing Leadership Context

Why is the Soft Stuff So Hard?

Accountability in Graduate Business Administration

From research to Executive Program Creation



NEXT: New Experience Time


Rotman on Design – Roger Martin and Paola Antonelli

Steward Leadership: A Maturational Perspective – Kurt April, Julia Kirkurd and Kai Peters

Becoming a Better Boss: Why Good Management is So Difficult – Julian Birkinshaw

The Necessity of Strangers: The Intriguing Truth about Insight, Innovation and Success – Alan Gregerman


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