Organizations Articles

Innovation through collaboration

Posted on 09/27/2015 01:19:49 AM

In the September 2015 issue of the Journal of Learning, Culture and Interaction, there is an interesting article (Ness & Riese, 2015) about how multidisciplinary groups can create innovation through collaboration. The article shows that it is not enough to bring together people with special expertise ...

Consilium Cares helps Community Partners of Dallas meet Backpack Goal.

Posted on 07/21/2015 07:53:51 AM

On Saturday July 18th, 2015, Consilium Staffing’s family volunteered their time, to help Community Partners of Dallas meet a goal, by filling 950 backpacks with school supplies.  The backpacks will go to abused and neglected children, most of who come from families with an annual income of ...

What I Learned in PR

Posted on 04/09/2015 08:26:33 AM

A wonderful opportunity in medical research led me to a job in a major public relations firm in NYC for a time. While there, I learned some very valuable lessons which I added to the lessons I'd already learned at meetings of a major national women's club. Together, the lessons have proven to be a great ...

Reflecting on strategy blogs

Posted on 12/14/2014 03:48:49 PM

During the last five months I have published a weekly strategy blog on WordPress. The weekly blogs were all based on recent publications of academic research about strategic management issues such as sustainability, innovation and leadership. The perspective that I have taken in the blogs, was at a higher ...

Thought leadership is an organization skill

Posted on 12/07/2014 10:25:45 AM

To remain successful in the future, innovation is important for every company. In todays markets many companies are considering more active strategies towards innovation, because of technological developments. However innovation is a complex phenomenon whereby companies need to understand the future ...

Ethical leadership is about being "right"?

Posted on 11/30/2014 12:14:37 PM

Ethical leadership is a topic that is growing in importance in the strategic management literature. According to the literature, ethical leadership contributes positively to business and society. Last week some interesting studies were published on the internet about ethical leadership and the positive ...

Are Managers Really, Really Dumb?

Posted on 11/26/2014 10:25:52 AM

Corporations, to most of us, represent the very best there is in their ability to select the brightest talent, utilize management skills to optimize productivity and plan for the future and, for the most part, they manage to survive. What? Did I say "manage to survive?" Isn't that a contradiction to ...

There Must Be a Pony

Posted on 11/14/2014 05:23:35 AM

Metaphors and simple stories have extreme power to influence our thinking and our perception of not only things around us, but of ourselves. If you'd like to dip your toe into the wonderful world of metaphor, read one of the works of Dr. Milton Erickson, "My Voice Will Go with You", and you will ...

2 Weeks in Bell Labs: A snippet of an ordeal

Posted on 11/12/2014 07:13:07 AM

Ask any research scientist worth their salt where the premier research facility existed in the past 100 years or so and they’ll probably say Bell Labs. The arcane facility originally located on the West Side of lower Manhattan, it was the percolator for ingenious patents, wildly creative stabs ...

Who Owns the Research You Paid For?

Posted on 11/09/2014 06:47:36 PM

  Academia would have an extremely difficult time existing and running the many research projects for which it gains fame and attracts the most brilliant minds in each discipline if it were not for that golden cache called "grants." Grants make the academic and the research world run smoothly and ...

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