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Tag Archives: politics
Leaders determine culture: The troubling case of UK policing.
UK College of Policing published a report on police leadership culture. The report found that the top officer culture is problematic as it encourages bullying, sexual harassment, and a sense of entitlement to legal and illegal perks. The report describes … Continue reading
Posted in bureaucracy, coruption, culture, leadership, learning organisation Tagged Ethics, leadership, Middle management, Organizational culture, politics, Senior management 1 Comment
Four questions for George Entwistle at parliament on 23 October 2012
When George Entwistle answers questions before the Culture, Media, and Sport Committee on Tuesday 23 October 2012, the committee will face several challenges. First, the committee will show the public’s interest about the withdrawal of the Newsnight programme. On the … Continue reading
Posted in culture, leadership, learning organisation, path dependency, renewal Tagged Allegation, BBC, Entwistle, George Entwistle, Harassment, harassment issues, Jimmy Savile, Newsnight, politics, Savile, sexual harassment policy Comments Off on Four questions for George Entwistle at parliament on 23 October 2012
Do corporate integrity programmes work or does culture eat them too?
The Barclays fine for the LIBOR scandal and Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK)’s massive fine by regulators raises the question whether corporate integrity programmes work. All major firms have the programmes in some form either as a corporate social responsibility programme or as an … Continue reading
The Bureaucrat and the Banker: Bob Diamond’s downfall
Bob Diamond is a shrewd, powerful, deal maker who does not understand bureaucratic politics. On Wall Street, or in the City, your word is your bond. If you cannot keep your word, you cannot do business. Lehman Brothers collapsed in … Continue reading
Posted in coruption, culture, leadership, management Tagged Bank, Barclays, Bob Diamond, Business, current-events, economy, Lehman Brothers, London Interbank Offered Rate, politics, Treasury, Washington DC, White House Comments Off on The Bureaucrat and the Banker: Bob Diamond’s downfall
Leadership is not a conversation
Despite the claims of Groysberg and Slind at Harvard Business Review, leadership is not a conversation because staff do not listen. The staff do not listen because what is being presented as a “conversation” or a “dialogue” is instead a … Continue reading
Thoughts on Managing America’s renewal: educating ourselves to live within our means.
The financial crisis has shown that the economic growth over the past 20 years in the United States has been based largely, but not exclusively, on personal and corporate debt. The debt dependency has weakened the fundamental financial systems within the … Continue reading
Posted in culture, innovation, leadership, management, path dependency, renewal Tagged Americans, Average Joe, Business, Credit, Federal Reserve System, Financial Services, Goldman Sachs, occupy-wall-street, politics, UBS, United States, Wall Street Comments Off on Thoughts on Managing America’s renewal: educating ourselves to live within our means.
Good Corporate Citizen or Good Person: check your ethics at the door?
With the recent financial crisis hitting the world, there have been a several attempts to understand what went wrong with the system. A financial and economic system that delivered staggeringly good results and provided economic benefits to billions of people … Continue reading
Posted in coruption, culture, management Tagged Business, Consulting, corporate citizens, Corporate citizenship, Ethics, leadership, Lehman Brothers, management, Philosophy, politics, Research, unethical behaviour 1 Comment
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