29 10, 2015

No organisation outperforms its top team

2016-01-19T03:21:14+00:002015/10/29 at 10:01 AM|Tags: , , , , |

We don’t actually know if that’s true but it makes sense, doesn’t it?  The top team has a huge impact on organisational culture which, once it has feasted on strategy for breakfast, consumes everything else in an organisation.

The bad news is that, according to Korn Ferry research, only 17% of leadership teams demonstrate the behaviours needed for organisations to deliver on […]

10 12, 2014

Oversight, not hindsight

2016-01-19T03:28:38+00:002014/12/10 at 3:53 PM|Tags: , , , , , |

Torture, according to US Senator John McCain “compromises that which most distinguishes us from our enemies”.  That distinction became less clear this week.

The Senate intelligence committee’s report into torture by the CIA in the years after 9/11 makes difficult reading, including many cruel and unusual techniques that yielded little information but certainly “stained” the national honour.

Bad […]