Researchers at Oxford Economics note that the new class of emerging leaders embraces a digital mindset, is highly proficient at using technology to achieve competitive advantage.
Can compassion be good for the bottom line? According to Emma Seppälä, author of The Happiness Track, the answer is a clear yes. In the following excerpt from the book, Seppälä tells the story of someone who used compassion to his competitive advantage.
As the competition for the best talent grows; businesses must reduce the disconnect between their talent requirements and the strategies and processes which underpin them.
Whether you’re an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.
Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize [winner] in economics, once wrote: “Productivity is not everything, but in the long run, it is almost everything.”