The articles in this issue remind us of certain fundamentals, including clarity of vision and organization-wide alignment in purpose and core values.
2009 Table of Contents
Lying at the heart of the scandals and corporate collapses on the front pages today may be a fundamental misunderstanding of the true nature of leadership. Three great institutions demonstrate the most important ingredient of success.
When making team decisions, everyone brings unique perspectives to the table, and the resulting disagreement should not be avoided. Generative thinking helps us understand how to leverage these conflicting perspectives for the benefit of the organization.
Nonprofit organizations may think that low budgets are their primary obstacles to retaining employees, but money is rarely the sole reason an employee leaves. Strategic discipline enables nonprofits to target the one inherent advantage they already have in attracting talent.
Awards are everywhere, and just about anyone can win one for something. However, don’t let their abundance diminish their potential significance to your organization. Three CEOs share how awards have helped their organizations in ways that go far beyond marketing.
Jill Stefani Wagner’s watercolor paintings and pastel drawings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions throughout the Midwest. Ilivia Marin Yudkin is a painter, designer, and photographer whose work is strongly influenced by her world travels.