Well, yes what was the question? Academics do know a thing or two. In this post, I try to translate (and connect) a recent article on Leadership by Keith Grint of Warwick BS to events in Egypt and the psychology of happy and lucky action. It is practical. It is connected. We know how; we are only waiting to try how.
Google, Facebook & Twitter have three characteristics in common with all great institutions – even the LSE who were in the news recently. Is it these three characteristics, rather than their enabling technology, that catapulted them to success? And if so, what is next?
I am watching the student demonstrations about university fees with interest. Are they self-interested or is this the beginning of an effective political movement?
Zimbabwe kept going. But will UK?
Countries and firms keep going but in spite of the management. It can be hard to get our head around and the results can be surprising.
I tell three stories here. Two ~ I was part of. One ~ I am part of now.
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