Wed.Jun 07, 2023

article thumbnail

Your Data Strategy Needs to Include Everyone

Harvard Business Review

An entirely new “management paradigm” for data is needed. As used here, a “management paradigm” embodies a common language, a holistic vision of the ways data should contribute, a clearly defined organizational structure showing how data integrates across the organization, along with clear roles and responsibilities for all involved. Eventually, it needs to incorporate corporate culture, relationships with universities and vendors, policy, and anything else that advances, or holds back the effec

Data 142
article thumbnail

How Ajay Banga can “write a new playbook” and become the World Bank’s most consequential President

Christensen Institute

In fewer than five years, the World Bank has cycled through three Presidents. Jim Yong Kim left the bank abruptly in 2019 (a move that necessitated Kristalina Georgieva to serve as acting President for two months); David Malpass didn’t finish his first five-year tenure and left in June, 2023; and now, Ajay Banga, the former CEO of Mastercard Inc., sits at the helm of the world’s most prominent development institution.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

7 Ways to Make Employees Feel Respected, According to Research

Harvard Business Review

Treating everyone with respect is the foundation of good leadership. Employees who feel disrespected are more likely to also feel excluded or even inferior. The authors offer seven behaviors, based on their analysis of data collected from more than 4,500 employees, that lead to a demonstration and feeling of respect. These include valuing diversity, staying in touch with individuals’ issues and concerns, building trusted, resolving conflicts, balancing results with a concern for others, encourag

Analysis 107
article thumbnail

Unlocking Leadership Influence: The Art of Communication

Rmukesh Gupta

As leaders, one of the thing that we are expected to do is to communicate with the teams that we work with all the time. In many cases, our effectiveness as a leader may even depend on our ability to communicate. We might communicate to inform, inspire or influence. We need different strategies for different objectives. If we are communicating to inform, we need clarity in our communication.

article thumbnail

Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

article thumbnail

How New CEOs Establish Legitimacy

Harvard Business Review

CEOs are given the authority to lead by the rules of corporate governance. They gain additional influence and credibility by demonstrating competence. CEOs who achieve legitimacy have a higher level of trust and influence. This legitimacy will be gained by consistently demonstrating specific behaviors.

article thumbnail

Leveraging the Potential of Generative AI to Drive Business Success

Daniel Burrus

In the evolving digital landscape, the term “artificial intelligence” (AI) is no longer an alien concept. What’s more intriguing is the advent of generative AI that’s poised to revolutionize various business sectors. However, the inevitable question arises: Will the rise of generative AI pose a threat to the job market? As a futurist and Anticipatory Thinker, I propose that generative AI will not eliminate jobs but instead transform the nature of human work and create new roles that

More Trending

article thumbnail

Dark Innovation: Why Stealth is the Way to Go

Phil McKinney

Innovation is the lifeblood of any organization—be it a startup or a seasoned corporation. But with innovation comes risk, and with risk comes resistance. Innovation antibodies can be that internal or external roadblocks that see their role to protect the organization from risk. What they end up doing is meddling and stifling progress. To counter these threats, a novel approach has emerged: dark innovation.

article thumbnail

Quitting Can Sometimes Be a Strategic Success

Harvard Business Review

Former professional poker champion and author Annie Duke argues that quitting shouldn’t only be associated with failure.

article thumbnail

Bucking The Best Practice

Mike Shipulski

Doing what you did last works well, right up until it doesn’t. When you put 100% effort into doing what you did last time and get 80% of the output of last time, it’s time to do something different next time. If it worked last time, but the environment or competition has changed, chances are it won’t work this time. You can never step in the same river twice, and it’s the same with best practices.

article thumbnail

Why We Joined Wellspring – from the CEO of IP Pragmatics

Wellspring

In February we were pleased to announce IP Pragmatics becoming part of Wellspring , the culmination of a partnership that started 6 years ago. Both then and now, our work together has been a reflection of our common goal to build end-to-end tech transfer, IP, and innovation management solutions that combine software and services.

article thumbnail

Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

article thumbnail

The Best Managers Are “Connectors”

Harvard Business Review

What the best managers do, how to be one, and how to work for one.

article thumbnail

Leadership Lessons from Chris Licht's Fall

Michael Roberto

Source: CNN News has broken this morning that Chris Licht is out as CEO of CNN, just days after controversy erupted about a lengthy piece in The Atlantic about the cable news network's new leader. I'm sure the list of mistakes he made is quite lengthy. I'll just note three key lessons here in the immediate aftermath of his departure: 1. Giving a journalist seemingly unfettered access during your early days as CEO, and then being so loose with commentary and language during that time together, wa

article thumbnail

AI-Powered Automation As A Route To Boosting Productivity - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM ZOHO

Harvard Business Review

Sponsor content from Zoho.

article thumbnail

Evidence that children are more creative than adults (and the opposite)

Idea to Value

There is an old adage that children are more creative than adults. That in order to become more creative, you should reconnect with your “inner child” Yet what does the science and research say? Are children really more creative than adults? The answer is a little complicated. How children are more creative than adults Numerous research studies have found that children can be much more creative than adults in certain instances.

article thumbnail

Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.