What do movie producers, presidents of football clubs, symphony orchestra directors, university presidents, and managers of rock bands have in common? They are all in charge of highly talented and independent people whose potential, when they work together, amounts to more than the sum of their parts. As managers, they […]
“Arnaud, are we using you in the right way?” I joined Accenture’s strategy group right out of grad school and was assigned to my first project for a large petrochemical company. It was a huge project, and the engagement team had dozens of consultants. After a few days, the senior manager […]
Organizations with a flat hierarchy are even more difficult to lead through change, so we can learn from those who do a good job there.
If you are in a managerial position, you should be concerned about how to get the best people to your team and how to help them do their job optimally. A recent publication from the National Research Council looked at how the intelligence community functions and proposed some changes. Here […]
Managing people can be tricky. Here are a few ideas to help you improve