Found 8 article(s) for author 'Leadership'

The Art of Governing Through Questions

The Art of Governing Through Questions. Jorrit de Jong, Jack Goldsmith, March 25, 2019, Opinion, “When citizens ask mayors questions, they expect answers. Elected officials, in turn, want to be seen as strong leaders who are quick with solutions. Mayors are also tasked with putting out fires, both figuratively and literally, that directly affect the lives of their citizens.Link

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Great Men, Great Pay? Why CEO Compensation Is Sky High

Great Men, Great Pay? Why CEO Compensation Is Sky High. Nancy F. Koehn, June 12, 2014, Opinion. “Why are so many chief executive compensation packages so outrageous? And why do they continue to roar ahead of most workers’ pay? According to data released this month by executive-salary tracker Equilar, the 200 most highly compensated U.S.-based CEOs in 2013 received an average pay package of $20.7 million — including salary, cash bonuses, stock-based awards and other benefits. Each of those 200 executives took home more than $10 million in total compensation. At the top of the chart…” Link Verified October 11, 2014

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Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation

Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation. Linda A. Hill, June 10, 2014, Book. “Why can some organizations innovate time and again, while most cannot? You might think the key to innovation is attracting exceptional creative talent. Or making the right investments. Or breaking down organizational silos. All of these things may help—but there’s only one way to ensure sustained innovation: you need to lead it—and with a special kind of leadership. Collective Genius shows you how…” May require purchase or user account. Link

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Innovation at the Boston Consulting Group

Innovation at the Boston Consulting Group. Robert Eccles, Das Narayandas , May 7, 2013, Case. “This case is about how the Boston Consulting Group has approached innovation from its founding to the present day. It discusses the role of the firm’s talent market and client market in developing these innovations…” May require purchase or user account. Link

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Barclays and the LIBOR Scandal

Barclays and the LIBOR Scandal. Clayton Rose, May 2013, Case. “In June of 2012, Barclays plc admitted that it had manipulated LIBOR—a benchmark interest rate that was fundamental to the operation of international financial markets and that was the basis for trillions of dollars of financial transactions. Between 2005 and 2009 Barclays, one of the world’s largest and most important banks, manipulated LIBOR to gain profits and/or limit losses from derivative trades. In addition, between 2007 and 2009 the firm had made dishonestly low LIBOR submission rates to dampen market speculation and negative media comments about the firm’s viability during the …”  May require purchase or user account. Link verified March 28, 2014

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High Wire Act: Credit Suisse and Contingent Capital

High Wire Act: Credit Suisse and Contingent Capital. Clayton Rose, May 2013, Case. “Late in 2010, Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan and his team considered whether or not to issue contingent capital, which Swiss regulators would require by 2019. They faced a number of substantial issues, including: Would contingent capital actually work as conceptualized and provide sufficient loss absorption when called upon? Would it be cost effective? Would there be sufficient demand for this new instrument? What were the risks to Credit Suisse’s reputation with clients and regulators if an issue did not go well? In addition, The Basel Committee, the body…” May require purchase or user account. Link verified March 28, 2014

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The Private Company Council

The Private Company Council. Karthik Ramanna, Luis M. Viceira, January 2013, Case. “Financial Accounting Foundation chairman Jack Brennan is under pressure from private-company interests to set up a new body—the Private Company Council—to determine separate GAAP for private companies. PCC advocates—including the US Chamber of Commerce—argue that traditional US GAAP has too many disclosure and fair-value requirements that impose very high compliance costs on private companies. But there are influential players—including the Big Four auditors—who oppose creating the PCC. They argue that the compliance costs of traditional…”  May require purchase or user account. Link verified March 28, 2014

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Vietnam: Sustaining the Growth of an Asian Tiger

Vietnam: Sustaining the Growth of an Asian Tiger. Michael E. Porter, Christian H.M. Ketels, January 2013, Case. “The case tracks Vietnam’s economic policy choices and performance from the end of the Vietnam war to the Doi Moi economic reforms and the economic transformation that followed. Throughout this period, the country had become a darling of the international aid community. As the country was preparing for the 2011 Party Congress, however, signs of growing economic frictions were becoming increasingly visible…” May require purchase or user account. Link Verified October 12, 2014

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