Leadership in the Corner Office

by Michael Useem William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman of The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., developed and offered a new course for second year Wharton MBA-students during the spring of 2013. Entitled “Decision Making in the Leadership Chair,” the seven-week course brought to campus an array of top executives who themselvesRead More

Nano Tool: Real-Win-Worth It Screen

Nano Globe Find Innovation Success With the "Real-Win-Worth It" Screen Contributor: George Day, PhD, The Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and author of the new book Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth. Nano Tools for Leaders are fast, effective leadership tools that youRead More

Social Technology and the Changing Context of Leadership

by Roland Deiser and Sylvain Newton Most companies are painfully aware that over the last two decades the context of leadership has changed dramatically, putting tremendous pressure on traditional models of management and organization. Today’s leaders are faced with highly unpredictable and volatile environments that defy long-range planning. Their organizationsRead More