As a keynote speaker at the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Program’s annual conference in late November, Borderless will shed light on the real-world expectations of business school graduates.
Do you have a few thoughts on the subject?
At the below link, you can access a Borderless survey comprised of 6 simple questions to provide your perspectives on how business schools should evolve their curriculum to better align with corporate realities. Your answers will remain anonymous, and Borderless will supply you with a summary report.
Most of us think we have to make a difficult, binary choice between being a good person or being a tough, effective leader. This is a false dichotomy. In truth, doing hard things is often the most human thing to do. There are two key ingredients — wisdom and compassion — and it takes learning and practice to lead with both, as well as some unlearning of conventional management habits.
A lack of transparency has been a workplace problem for years. Not only are workers happier in transparent workplaces, but they may also be more likely to stay in their jobs; research shows when communication is poor, many workers are more likely to consider leaving their positions.
“Toxic” has become an increasingly popular term to describe anything that could be psychologically unhealthy for us or encourage negative patterns. Unfortunately, this word is particularly applicable to the workplace. If business owners and managers aren’t careful, the organization and work culture they worked hard to build could spiral into the kinds of conditions that make their employees dread turning up to work every day.