Tag Archives: management

De baas verdient respect ! ?

Boeiende discussie die De Standaard deze week aanging over de slechte kantjes van goede CEO’s. Duco Sickinghe, Steve Jobs, Jack Welch: volgens de auteur allemaal voorbeelden van succesvolle managers met dictatoriale neigingen of gedragingen. Vandaag neemt Marc Buelens, hoogleraar management, … Continue reading

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Jan Nolf over leiderschap in de rechtszaal

Deze morgen lichtte Jan Nolf, vrederechter op rust, zijn visie op de gang van zaken in justitie toe in Peeters & Partners*. Zijn beschouwingen: “Een ego op zich is een kwaliteit. Het probleem is dat de lange tenen soms meegroeien … Continue reading

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Middle managers & leadership – part 1: dynamo’s or dinosaurs in your organisation?

Research is ambivalent about the future of middle managers. “New technology itself has become the great general manager,” writes Lynda Gratton (2011, p. 36 ). She’s leading an international research consortium on the ‘future of work’. She announces the end of … Continue reading

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What do we learn from the HBR & Insead ranking of 100 best-performing CEO’s?

“The knock on most business leaders is that they don’t take a long view – that they’re fixated on achieving short-term goals to lift their pay. So which global CEO’s actually delivered solid results over the long run? The 2013 … Continue reading

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The job of a manager in China in the 16th Century

Still true today for today’s banking managers? (Museum plate in a former bank in PingYao , between 16th & 20th Century leading financial-commercial center of China) 

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Is een topmanager bijgevolg ook een topsporter en omgekeerd ?

Om die vraag te beantwoorden organiseerde vMA gisteren een debat. Vijf experten, met elk een eigen idee over de link tussen sport en management, vormden het panel van de avond en deelden hun mening over een vijftal stellingen. In het … Continue reading

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Trust is the power of leadership.

We made with Heifetz the distinction between ‘authority’ and ‘leadership’. This distinction comes close to ‘transactional’ and ‘transformational’ leadership as explained by Bass & Riggio [i]. Authority or transactional leadership is based on a negotiation and an agreement between the ‘leader’ and … Continue reading

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