Business in Action, 7th Ed.
Chapter 7: Management Roles, Functions, and Skills
Julie Winkle Giulioni reports at SmartBrief.
"The automation of work and the digital disruption of business models place a premium on leaders who can create a vision of change and frame it positively.
Adam Grant (photo, left) interviews Tony Hsieh at a recent Wharton People Analytics Conference.
Tor Constantino (photo, left) covers the topic at Entrepreneur.
"Knowledge@Wharton recently interviewed [Dinesh] Paliwal to talk about Harman’s transformation.
"For their service in the 2006 Battle of Ramadi, Navy SEAL Team Three Task Unit Bruiser and its commander Jocko Willink [photo, lef] became the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War," writes Dragan Radovanovic and Richard Feloni.
"A principle I admire is, 'To be a great truly leader, we must stand with our people, not above them.
"Companies can become more agile by designing their organizations both to drive speed and create stability.
"Lynn Steenberg owns Sports Physical Therapy of New York -- known as Sports PT.
John Eades (photo, left) offers his 10 signs at LinkedIn.
"Managing change is the make or break for successful organizations and their leaders.
"Wharton marketing professor Michael Platt wants to get inside your head.
"Chip Espinoza has studied millennials in the workplace.
"John Beshears and Francesca Gino of Harvard Business School offer a five-step process for mitigating the effects of cognitive biases and low motivation on decision making.
See Dan Rockwell's 10 ways.
"Working with the top executives at a company I’ll call Titan (which designs and makes transit concrete mixers), I noticed that they were flat-out busy doing everything except thinking about strategy.
Stephanie Vozza (photo, left) reports.
"The workforce, workplace, and business resources are all transforming at a rapid pace thanks to the technological revolution.
"Not everyone is meant to be a leader, but for those of you who are already leaders or aspiring to be leaders, there are a lot of lessons you can learn.
One thing the Amazon chief and incoming owner of The Post has little patience for?
"William Swanson’s unwritten rules of management is full of pithy advice.
"Don't expect to be able to set a high salary for yourself.
"In today’s workplace, you have to be accountable for your career and to take charge of your life .