Chicago Cubs’ manager Joe Maddon delivered a team culture built to overcome obstacles.
In today’s complex and global environment, there’s very little that business leaders can accurately predict and control. And yet, surrounded by swirl, many still cling to the fraying lifeline of existing norms—and the results can be dire. Progressive torchbearers are embracing the chaos by reshaping their organizations to operate as complex adaptive systems. But they often encounter daunting obstacles. Diving deep into the challenges, Steelcase researchers discovered new insights and distilled innovative concepts for a leadership space that empowers executives to lead in fundamentally better ways.
Oolong or online? For CEO offices in China, videoconferencing may soon be as important as the tea table, a necessity of business life as the drive to become more collaborative and innovative prompts executives to adopt new ways of hosting and networking.
A first-hand perspective on why pressure at the executive level is mounting. Today’s leaders are walking a path filled with