Manifestos tagged with General Business


Closing the Decision Quality Gap
March 16, 2016 - By: Carl Spetzler, Hannah Winter, Jennifer Meyer
“One of the virtues of DQ is that it allows us to know if we’ve made a good decision at the time we are making it. If we’ve correctly followed the process, we can confidently state that ‘We made the best possible choice given our alternatives, the available information, future uncertainties, and the things we can control.’”
Ending Pay Secrecy: Why Keeping Salaries a Secret Leads to Disengagement and Decreased Performance, and How Revealing Pay Information Can Actually Increase Performance
March 16, 2016 - By: David Burkus
“It turns out pay transparency—sharing salaries openly across the company—makes a better workplace both for employees and for the organization.”
Culturally Intelligent Innovation: Diversity × CQ = Better Solutions
Feb. 17, 2016 - By: David Livermore
“Diversity is undoubtedly one of the best sources of innovation. But it’s not automatic. Diversity by itself does not lead to better solutions. Cultural intelligence, or CQ, is the differentiating factor.”
Think Big, Act Bigger, and Do It Your Way—Because You Can!
Oct. 14, 2015 - By: Jeffrey Hayzlett
“The key to thinking big and acting bigger for any person and any company of any age or size is to own who and what you are because you can. Do you believe you can? That’s the first of all the essential questions you must ask to think big and act bigger and own who you are and everything you do.”
Political Savvy is a Leadership Skill
Sept. 16, 2015 - By: Bonnie Marcus
“Imagine for a minute, a workplace where everyone is aligned with business objectives; where everyone understands the value they contribute; an environment where people actively seek to build mutually beneficial relationships across the organization. In other words, a workplace of politically savvy individuals.”
Solving The Wrong Problems: Why Behaviors Don’t Change In Organizations
Sept. 16, 2015 - By: Todd M. Warner
“Organizational success seems to breed inertia and a status quo that is self-destructive. The stability that organizations establish in the name of efficiency and operating protocol domesticates employees, and sets in place a web of factors that conspire against behavioral change.”
How To Be More Valuable Than Machines: Developing Our Most Essential Human Abilities to Survive the Rise of Computers
Aug. 5, 2015 - By: Geoff Colvin
“We’re entering an era in which the skills that make you valuable are not only changing—they comprise a fundamentally different kind of skills from those that have made people economically valuable up to now.”
A Manifesto for Planet and Progeny
Aug. 5, 2015 - By: Henry Mintzberg
“The dogma of Communism was exorcised in Eastern Europe in 1989, only to be replaced by another one. Today the world is haunted by the spectre of an ‘economic man’ and his form of capitalism, seen as the be all and end all of human existence. We shall have to stop the be all before it becomes the end all—of our planet and our progeny.”
Connect and Thrive: Create a Connection Culture to Win at Work (and Life)
May 13, 2015 - By: Michael Lee Stallard
“Human connection is a superpower. It helps individuals and organizations thrive [but] Most people don’t recognize connection as a superpower—yet—and therefore miss out on connection’s benefits. If connection isn’t obvious to you, this manifesto will be an eye-opening wake-up call.”
We Must Regain Our Humanity at Work
April 15, 2015 - By: Rodd Wagner
“We’ve lost much of our humanity at work. … We’ve lost much of the human touch for what we now call our 'human resources.' Whether a company gets it back will largely determine its future.”



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