Archive: December 21, 2008 - December 27, 2008
Let's face it - we have all been a little naughty and Santa has still come through for us!
By Marshall Goldsmith | December 23, 2008; 3:34 PM ET | Comments (0)
Santa reports to Mrs. Claus, a collaborative leader and abstract thinker who continues to teach him everything he knows about leading through networks, infectious laughter, generosity and the power of love.
By Patricia McGinnis | December 23, 2008; 11:37 AM ET | Comments (1)
Santa is a model for CEOs. Not only does he inspire hardworking employees and happy customers while promoting niceness, but he also turns down the corporate jet in favor of doing the hard flying work himself.
By Michael Maccoby | December 23, 2008; 11:22 AM ET | Comments (0)
Is Santa FAA-licensed? Do his elves wear safety goggles? Free of regulation, Santa gets the job done.
By Norm R. Augustine | December 22, 2008; 2:33 PM ET | Comments (3)
A cartoonish micro-manager who exploits his employees, Santa makes all the wrong leadership moves -- and yet we still value and love him.
By Michael Useem | December 22, 2008; 11:11 AM ET | Comments (2)
Today's economy requires a collegial, supportive work environment. A workplace where colleagues laugh and call a co-worker names, while excluding him from "other reindeer games," just won't cut it.
By Roger Martin | December 22, 2008; 11:04 AM ET | Comments (0)
With the sad state of the economy, even Santa doesn't have a chance.
By Abraham Zaleznik | December 22, 2008; 10:51 AM ET | Comments (0)
Santa has the magic quality no great leader can do without.
By Warren Bennis | December 22, 2008; 10:36 AM ET | Comments (0)
Forget about all the process details. He always delivers!
By Walter F. Ulmer, Jr. | December 22, 2008; 10:33 AM ET | Comments (0)
Santa demonstrates an "unwavering resolve to do whatever must be done to produce the best long-term results, no matter how difficult."
By John H. Cochran, MD | December 22, 2008; 10:29 AM ET | Comments (0)