Corporate Governance, Managing Risk and Bridging the Values Gap

Issue 22

The principles of what constitutes ‘good leadership’ in today’s fast-moving and complex world are increasingly well understood and with robust empirical research to back it up, frequently supported by fMRI conducted neuroscience too. The challenge now is to transfer that theory into practice. As Jeffrey Pfeffer highlights in his new book ‘Leadership BS’ the best leadership practices can easily fall foul of those who do not play by the same rules – and we are deluding ourselves and our organizations if we fail to take these risks into account.

No organization will create the right environment and culture for the benefits of good leadership to flourish if it is not lived, championed and enforced by those at the very top. In this issue we explore how senior leaders hold the keys to changing behaviours and maintaining that culture.

Key Articles

Governance Fit for the Future

Peter Chadwick

A conversation with Tiff Macklem, Dean of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

The Role of the Board in Organizational Change

Patricia Klarner, Gilbvert Probst & Michael Useem

Research shows Board directors increasingly go beyond their monitoring duties taking leading roles in governance, strategy and capital allocation.

Mindful Exclusion

Justine Lutterodt

Excluding with the ‘Whole’ in Mind


Governance Fit for the Future

The Role of the Board in Organizational Change

Bridging the Values Gap


People as Brands, Brands as People

Focusing on Expertise for Business Impact

Mindful Exclusion

In Search of the ‘Next’ Leader

Leadership Journeys – Guler Sabanci


Fast-tracking Talent for Strategic Transformation – Dimension Data and FT|IR Corporate Learning Alliance

Engaging Stakeholders Globally – Georgetown McDonough and Rio Tinto


The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisble Boundaries of Global Business – Erin Meyer

The Ambidextrous Organization: Exploring the New while Exploiting the Now – Jens Maier

Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works – Roger L Martin & Sally R Osberg

Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time – Jeffrey Pfeffer


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