Monthly Archives: September 2013

How Leaders interject uncertainty into their organizations

One of the essential tasks of leadership is to establish the organization’s priorities. This is strategic task of defining purpose, mission, and priorities. A second essential leadership task is to manage towards those priorities. This done through the steps of … Continue reading

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Talent Management: a Great application for using Ronald Coase’s Theory of the Firm

This post will appeal to those who enjoy the “why might it be so” conceptual underpinnings of ideas and points of view. Those who are “practical focused” will likely be somewhat unsatisfied. I have been fascinated by some work done … Continue reading

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Talent management: Demographics and the Leadership Development Crunch

I recently came across an interesting article (Two Trends That Could Kill Business) by Nathanael Baker that explores the repercussions of facing an external contextual demographic leadership issue in combination with how organizations are/are not planning for it. I wish … Continue reading

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Talent Management: Understanding Context and Opportunistically Responding

Three articles over the last few weeks (Provincial performance is uniformly dismal,¬†Three steps toward correcting youth un(der)employment,¬†Widening ‘skills gap’ leaves ‘lost generation’ of graduates unable to …) discuss structural issues affecting Canada’s future economic wellbeing and related employment opportunities for … Continue reading

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