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Archive: December 13, 2009 - December 19, 2009

Four questions to make policy stick

If you want rules and policies to stick, make sure you workplace culture is not undermining your goals. Here are four questions to help turn around a negative culture.

By Andrea Useem | December 18, 2009; 6:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Teaching leadership in Afghanistan

Effective leadership very clearly can be taught to Afghan forces -- and Americans stand to learn a great deal themselves in the bargain.

By Andrea Useem | December 17, 2009; 12:43 PM ET | Comments (0)

West Point's paradigm of leadership development

Thank you for coming to West Point, Mr. Immelt. The most important thing that I learned from you is that we can learn something from each other.

By Andrea Useem | December 15, 2009; 12:42 PM ET | Comments (1)

What business can learn at West Point

Perhaps the most profound question Jeff Immelt asked in his West Point speech was: "Who will lead us?" The simple answer is, "Those we teach to lead."

By Andrea Useem | December 15, 2009; 6:31 AM ET | Comments (19)

Praising the bridge that carries you across

As the child of parents with no high school education, I relied on teachers, relatives and friends to 'shepherd' me through my biggest life challenges. My work today allows me to pass those leadership lessons along to others.

By Andrea Useem | December 14, 2009; 5:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

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