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Managers not MBAs Homepage I have prepared this website in response to requests for information on my background and my writings. To the right, you can click to some of my papers, interviews, and talks, including several videos. Some of my personal interests are also included (short stories and beaver sculptures). There are also links […]

Harrison M. Trice1 and Janice M. Beyer2 +Author Affiliations 1Harrison M. Trice is Professor of Organizational Behavior in the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University. 2Janice M. Beyer is Professor of Organization and Human Resources in the School of Management, State University of New York at Buffalo. Abstract Studies of organizational […]

Access HBR artice on Triple-Strength Leadership here The Intersector is a space where a collaboration between the government, business and non-profit sectors enables leaders to share expertise, resources, and authority to solve many of society’s pressing problems. The Intersector Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing cross-sector collaboration. Our toolkit provides the knowledge and practical skills to […]

HOW TO NEGOTIATE ACROSS CULTURES by Zacharias Beckman on April 2, 2014 in Business Culture, Communication Understanding how to negotiate in any business setting, around the world, is a fantastic skill. It takes a depth of perception about the people you are working with as well as the business culture you are immersed in. Communication is the most obvious global communication […]

This Good Practice Note provides background on the history of FPIC, without taking a definitive viewpoint on its legal status. Indeed, FPIC is relevant to business regardless of its precise legal status since lenders, indigenous peoples, civil society, and other stakeholders increasingly expect companies to obtain consent. The Good Practice Note also explores the business […]

Student Perspective: Will we be diverse leaders? “True or false: I have worked in at least two of the three major sectors in our society (business, government, non-profit).” This was the first in a series of questions posed to Wharton MBA students at a recent guest lecture that I attended by Nick Lovegrove. Mr Lovegrove, Senior […]

The International Integrated Reporting Framework will be used to accelerate the adoption of <IR> across the world. <IR> applies principles and concepts that are focused on bringing greater cohesion and efficiency to the reporting process, and adopting ‘integrated thinking’ as a way of breaking down internal silos and reducing duplication. It improves the quality of […]

Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters BY MARC A. SMITH, LEE RAINIE, BEN SHNEIDERMAN AND ITAI HIMELBOIM Summary of Findings Polarized Crowds: Political conversations on Twitter Conversations on Twitter create networks with identifiable contours as people reply to and mention one another in their tweets. These conversational structures differ, depending on the subject and the people […]

Virtually every action, message, and decision of a military force shapes the opinions of an indigenous population: strategic communication, treatment of civilians at vehicle checkpoints, and the accuracy or inaccuracy of aerial bombardment. Themes of U.S. goodwill mean little if its actions convey otherwise. Consequently, a unified message in both word and deed is fundamental […]