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The Secrets of Great Teamwork

Today’s teams are different from the teams of the past: They’re far more diverse, dispersed, digital, and dynamic (with frequent changes in membership). But while teams face new hurdles, their success still hinges on a core   

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How to Tackle Your Toughest Decisions

Every manager makes tough calls—it comes with the job. And the toughest calls come in the gray areas—situations where you and your team have worked hard to gather the facts. 

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The Scandal Effect

In September 2015 Volkswagen was found to have intentionally set controls on its diesel engines to misrepresent their emissions levels. Some 11 million cars worldwide had the “defeat” program installed.

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Vespa forever. Un mito su due ruote

Il 23 aprile del 1946, dall’idea di Enrico Piaggio e dalla progettazione dell’ingegnere Corradino D’Ascanio, nasce la Vespa. Un nuovo modello di scooter, dalla seduta comoda, pensato per il mercato dell’Italia del dopo guerra.

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“Both/And” Leadership

Jack Welch once claimed that great leaders are “relentless and boring.” Management thinkers largely agree: Good leaders are consistent in their decision making, stick to their commitments, and remain on-message.

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Culture Is Not the Culprit

When organizations get into big trouble, fixing the culture is usually the prescription. That’s what most everyone said General Motors needed to do after its recall crisis in 2014—and ever since, CEO Mary Barra has been focusing

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Making Exit Interviews Count

An international financial services company hired a midlevel manager to oversee a department of 17 employees. A year later only eight remained: Four had resigned and five had transferred.

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Start-Ups That Last

Why do so many start-ups that seem to have it all—customers, cash, a promising outlook—run off the rails? Ask a venture capitalist, and you’ll probably hear that they have trouble “scaling.” 

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