Archive: July 25, 2010 - July 31, 2010
What can the open-source movement, a la Wikileaks, teach modern leaders? Perhaps the complexity of today's massive, sprawling organizations--whether BP or the CIA--means we're all just managing clouds.
By Jena McGregor | July 30, 2010; 9:31 AM ET | Comments (0)
Toyota has long been lauded by leadership experts and held up as an ideal to follow. But what we learn from Toyota's recall failures is that it's not the leadership system that matters -- it's the leaders themselves.
By Jena McGregor | July 29, 2010; 11:33 AM ET | Comments (14)
Rather than cry foul over their stars' departures, team owners and managers should focus on building trust with and among their remaining players instead.
By Jena McGregor | July 28, 2010; 10:41 AM ET | Comments (9)
Perhaps what needs to change isn't women's leadership styles, or even our biases about them, but our stereotypes about the executive role. Who says governors can't be good collaborators, too?
By Jena McGregor | July 28, 2010; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (1)
Two of the top 25 best-paid CEOs are company founders, either in name or in spirit. In the end, these executives don't deserve the 'founder's premium.'
By Jena McGregor | July 27, 2010; 11:39 AM ET | Comments (4)
Tony Hayward's chances at running a large public multinational again are about as likely as his successor's at skimming every ounce of oil from the surface of the Gulf, but that doesn't mean he won't stage a comeback.
By Jena McGregor | July 26, 2010; 1:16 PM ET | Comments (13)
Three years may not be enough time to turn around the company's culture, but it is enough time, rightly or wrongly, to be blamed for it.
By Jena McGregor | July 26, 2010; 7:29 AM ET | Comments (5)