A response to: Is There a Stanford-Google-Silicon Valley School of Management? http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/7455.html My grandfather Dennis Hunter loved to proclaim: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” He was an Englishman from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK. That’s a completely different continent – and more than 5000 miles from Silicon Valley. Throughout history many individuals, societies, and firms have learned to adapt and thrive using the same fundamental principle. Commerce, environment, and business problems inevitably evolve. Until evolution stops (and I am not betting on that), management will evolve too. I respect Silicon Valley’s heritage for challenging management norms, breaking convention, and inventing … Continue reading Management #Innovation is a platform for #AlignedValue // Why isn’t there more of it?
HR Matters is @TowersWatson’s bimonthly digital publication providing practical advice, analytical insight, and case studies for solving high-priority business issues. Business Issues Covered in the Feb 2015 Edition Recruiting is booming: Is it time to recalibrate your talent management strategy? What to consider when shareholder perceptions conflict with CEO value How to create an employee value proposition for a multi-generational workforce Measuring cultural differentiators: What is your workforce thinking, but not saying? Change leadership programs are the secret weapon of high-performing organizations Do compensation systems need to be restructured for today’s norms? Audiences Business leaders of multinational companies Business … Continue reading @TowersWatson #HR Matters Feb 2015 is out // Build #AlignedValue with talent, culture, and rewards
Video via CNBC.com. Hosts: @JoeSquawk, @BeckyQuick, and @AndrewRSorkin. Pictured: Steve Schwarzman of Blackstone. “AT&T CEO: US tax code noncompetitive“: Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman & CEO, discusses his outlook on the economy and why lawmakers need to implement tax reform. “This will drive economic growth: AT&T CEO“: Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman & CEO, explains how a broken U.S. tax code and regulations are blocking job growth in America. “AT&T CEO: Old rules inappropriate for Internet“: Randall Stephenson, AT&T chairman & CEO, discusses net neutrality and regulation of the Internet.” “Need broad-based immigration reform: MSI CEO“: Greg Brown, Motorola Solutions CEO, shares his thoughts on … Continue reading [VIDEO] Businessroundtable.org (@BizRoundtable) @SquawkCNBC #CEO Interview Recap