Noel Tichy and Warren Bennis have each spent decades studying leadership and advising top CEOs such as Starbucks' Howard Schultz. Here, they redefine the essence of leadership as the ability to make consistently good judgments, especially when the stakes are high, information is limited and the right call is far from obvious.
NEWS & OPINION: International Best Sellers from 800CEOREAD for April
Posted May 11, 2010, 3:22 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
It's been a whole month (and then some) after the last posting of what was being read from across this great world of ours. So, hold on to your seats. .
NEWS & OPINION: Two Lists
Posted October 28, 2008, 2:00 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
The Arizona Republic printed a list of recommended finance and business titles from Jeffrey L. Coles'--finance department chair at Arizona State University. They are:
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter L.
NEWS & OPINION: Shipping 'Over There'
Posted February 1, 2008, 5:38 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
I just got an inquiry concerning shipping to another country and they were kind of disappointed to find out how much and how long it will take. Here are just some of my own personal Rules of Thumb to keep in mind when shipping overseas.
* Regular shipping time varies upon countries and customs may hold up boxes for an undertimed length of time, so if you need materials for a specific date, plan well in advance!
NEWS & OPINION: Three Leadership Experts on Dealing With Internal Trouble
Posted December 21, 2007, 3:19 PM with category of Leadership & Strategy
Hidden inside Fortune's 2008 Investor's Guide is a one page article titled "The Three Minute Manager: Lessons In Leadership. " They interview Bill George (True North), Noel Tichy (Judgment) and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld (Firing Back) and each was asked questions around the problem:
"What do you do if you discover a huge loss at your company? "
There is no link on the Fortune's site to the piece, so I can only give you the choicest words from each authority:
Sonnenfeld on your first move: "First you want to figure out the entirety of the problem so you don't lose credibility coming out with more and more bad news.
JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - Judgment
Posted November 12, 2007, 4:32 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls by Noel Tichy and Warren Bennis, Portfolio, 365p, $26. 95, Hardcover, November 2007, ISBN 9781591841531
You make decisions constantly--sometimes subconsciously, sometimes deliberately--throughout every day. Some decisions are simple choices: Will you wear the brown shoes or the black shoes today?