Monthly Archives: July 2012

Seven Timeless Principles for Effective Leaders

Part biography, part “how to” management book, and part philosophical tract, Joel Manby’s excellent new book, Love Works, is inspiring, readable and useful.  Subtitled “Seven Timeless Principles for Effective Leaders,” Manby uses his experience as CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment, … Continue reading

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Stewardship and Management Expectations

The concept of stewardship in family business has its roots in the long-term view that family businesses take.  Building strength for the next generation not just the next quarter is the strategic advantage of family business.  Because family companies have … Continue reading

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The Pygmalion Effect on Responsible Management

  As Henry Higgins expectations of Liza Doolittle transformed her image of herself, our expectations of those in top management positions may explain their behavior.   The ongoing revelations about the failures of chief executives to manage the companies they serve … Continue reading

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