The benefits of leadership training for career growth

Abstract Participation in the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Mid-Career Leadership Institute was invaluable in navigating challenges and opportunities experienced by behavioral scientists at key mid-career transitions. Professionals are expected to take on more responsibilities at mid-career, often with minimal guidance and/or relevant training in the requisite leadership skills. The SBM Leadership Institute provided concreteContinue reading “The benefits of leadership training for career growth”

Pre-crisis planning in organizations

The first hours and days of a crisis situation are the most critical. High pressure environments and atypical events often breed additional chaos and public relations nightmares that can rapidly tarnish a company’s sterling reputation. Whether you’re company has a few domestic locations or an extensive international network of offices and facilities, designing a comprehensive CrisisContinue reading “Pre-crisis planning in organizations”

Global Management: How to design and implement an action plan

Incredible advances in technology, communication, information processing, and globalization are occurring at a ferocious pace. As a result, many business models are requiring change, while others quickly are becoming obsolete. A growing body of research indicates that a doggedly future-focused, change-oriented mentality that integrates and embraces ongoing plans for change produces better decision-making, drives growth,Continue reading “Global Management: How to design and implement an action plan”

The Importance of Creating a Strategic Fit between Organizational Structure, Objectives and the Environment

AN ANALYSIS OF SELECTED AUTOMOBILE COMPANIES (BMW, VOLKSWAGEN AND TOYOTA) 1 INTRODUCTION 2 LITERATURE REVIEW Peter Drucker popularized the concept of strategic management in the 1950s following his economic theory-based research on the management approaches used in industrial organizations (Wolf, 1996). The American business consultant notably said that ‘management is doing things’ whereas ‘leadership isContinue reading “The Importance of Creating a Strategic Fit between Organizational Structure, Objectives and the Environment”

Leadership and Culture

4.2 Cultural Collision and Leadership Multicultural work settings have been around for centuries. Immigrant workers and cross-national trade have existed around the globe for centuries. However, the intensity of cross-cultural exchanges has a more noticeable economic impact in today’s global society than in the past. In previous centuries, those with resources and military might imposed theirContinue reading “Leadership and Culture”

Psychology of Leadership in Organizations

3.3 Power and Influence Approaches Power approaches seek to explain leadership effectiveness in terms of the amount and type of power possessed and exercised by leaders. A classic distinction of forms of power was presented by French and Raven (1960): reward and coercive power, that is, the capability to offer incentives and to make use ofContinue reading “Psychology of Leadership in Organizations”

Leading through Digital Disruption: A Case Study of InBev, UK

Table of Contents Executive Summary——————————————-3 1.0 Introduction————————————————3 1.1 The Case for Change————————————-4 1.2. Capture Insights——————————————6 1.3 Make Fast Decisions————————————-7 1.4 Acquire and Engage Talents—————————–9 1.5 Create a Digital Ready Culture————————-11 1.6 Steer Collaboration————————————–12 1.7 Selection of Leaders————————————-13 Conclusion—————————————————-15 References—————————————————- 15 Leading through Digital Disruption: A Case Study of InBev, UK EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AB   InBev   is  Continue reading Leading through Digital Disruption: A Case Study of InBev, UK

Strategic Management in an International Context

PGBM156 – Strategic Management in an International ContextIndividual Assessment Case Study: Bringing External Innovation inside – Evidencefrom Multinational Corporations (MNCs) Canvas Turnitin Submission Deadline: Thursday, DD/MM/YYYY by 2pm Word Count: 3,000 words maximum Introduction: This individual assignment will be assessed by means of a 3,000 maximum word report. The assignment has been designed to allowContinue reading “Strategic Management in an International Context”

Foundations in Management (MSc Coursework)

Foundations in Management Resubmission coursework Module Code:   BMG857 MODULE CO-ORDINATOR:        Resubmission coursework: Individual Assignment Through the use of the internet and other search facilities, and direct contact with organisations, students will be required to create an individual assignment on the following topic: Using organisational examples, critically discuss the importance of creating a strategicContinue reading “Foundations in Management (MSc Coursework)”

Crisis Communication in Organizations

CRISIS COMMUNICATION AND MULTI-STAKEHOLDER INTEGRATION WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF AN ORGANIZATION Introduction Crisis is the truth of today’s fast-paced business world (Coombs, 2007). Rapid organizational change, volatile economic conditions, personnel management-related problems, unexpected technological changes, and the dynamics of politics cause instability in modern-day business world (Coombs & Holladay, 2015). Before delving into crisis communicationContinue reading “Crisis Communication in Organizations”