The question of the underlying purpose of business and the role of corporate leadership has come up again in an excellent article by Joseph Bower and Lynn Paine, “The Error at the Heart of Corporate Leadership,” in the May-June 2017 issue of Harvard Business Review. There are two general schools of thought about the purpose […]
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Theme Park Press has posted the release and availability of The Business of Walt Disney on its site along with an author page, description of the book, and the Introduction. There are also two excerpts from TBWD, the first from Chapter 16, and the second from Success Principle 3.
If you have read my Ivey Business Review article When Customers Collide, you will know that I consider the very idea of internal customers to be harmful and imprudent. But not everyone agrees, including very popular and successful businessmen like former BB&T CEO John Allison and excellence advocate Tom Peters.
It is rare to find anybody writing about ethics (as distinct from politics) from a serious point of view these days, and rarer still to find book as clearly written and persuasive as The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. This excellent book succeeds on every level by addressing a wide range of issues in a […]
On Sunday, April 9, 2017, United Airlines initiated action to remove a paying passenger from their plane because someone they deemed more important needed the seat. The more important person was an employee, not a customer. In forcefully removing Mr. Dao from the plane, security staff left him with a broken nose, broken teeth, and a concussion. […]