Articles, Research, & Presentations
Corporate Culture/Organizational Culture: Understanding and Assessing: Explores some of the problems associated with understanding the reality of an organization's culture, the role of the leader in creating or maintaining culture and the perils of confronting the leader with an assessment of the organization that flies in the face of his/her preconceptions.
Comparative research indicates differences in view points between employees and senior management.
What skills make a great leader? While academic gurus debate theories of the ideal leader, HCG’s latest research reveals not one but three paths to success. Discover what skills make these leaders great and why they depend on each other for survival.
The Visionary Evangelist: Bill Gates, Larry Ellison and Fidel Castro share a common leadership style. Learn what unique talents enable these pied pipers to develop a vision of the future and influence others to join the cause. See what fatal weaknesses have made these leaders notorious.
Relationship Builders (RB) are the “heart” of every organization. They are the ones people come to when they “need to talk,” whether about a business problem, a difficult relationship, the political dynamics at the office, career decisions, or personal crises. Leaders with RB skills and qualities are accessible and inspire loyalty and trust. Their openness and sensitivity create a comfortable, supportive, “family” feeling on the teams they lead.
Managers of Execution (ME) are the world's administrators. They focused on achieving results and excel at efficiency, organization, focus and productivity. They approach problems in a methodical and systematic manner. Every team needs an ME to handle critical details, get meetings started on time and meet deadlines. They are natural experts in managing their own performance as well as the performance of others and don't hesitate to hold people accountable.
November 01, 2003
A new generation of psychological tests goes beyond an executive's personality to root out corporate dysfunction.
December 16, 1996
By: Marianne Kolbasuk McGee