Topics: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The structural failure that caused a Bangladesh factory to collapse and kill more than 1,100 clothing workers wasn’t just about concrete and steel. Such a catastrophe goes straight to the heart of how companies operate in an ecosystem of global interdependency.
Yet somehow the debate is focused on whether or not Western retailers will sign an agreement to help prevent fires and building collapses in Bangladesh.
This piece was previously published in The Human Factor.
Many LRN colleagues living in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut areas were greatly impacted by the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy last week. In the aftermath of the storm, LRN CEO Dov Seidman wrote the following note to his fellow colleagues to express his thoughts and support as we began to recover from the effects of the storm and continue to do so in the days and weeks to come.
For years, the business world’s approach to managing employee engagement has been out to lunch.
Topics: Employee Engagement
LRN's CEO reflects on the LRN principled Performance Process and requested that each of this 300 colleagues evaluate his own principled performance as CEO of LRN. Read the full letter below.
I’m concerned that the social transformation we keep hearing about has a couple of glitches.
First, our collective understanding of what it means to be a social enterprise needs to be re-defined. What does it mean to be social? The second issue is that if we continue to act in a socially uninformed and uninspired manner, some of our new social enterprises may suffer the same fate that took down so many e-businesses at the beginning of this century.
Topics: Corporate Culture
Forget about winning the Super Bowl this Sunday. New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin is demonstrating to the world what a winning approach to 21st Century leadership looks like.
Thoughts about inspiring principled performance.