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How to create a high performance team

Top tips for better collaboration<p>Creating the proper foundation for high performance teams is becoming ever more important in corporate environments …

Is your innovation team too fast? Too slow? Not fresh enough?

Two fundamental tensions of high-performing innovation teams<p>During the course of my intensive work with companies – including, most recently, a …

See colleagues as they are, not as they were

How to get along better with co-workers<p><i> <br>Duncan Coombe is Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behavior and Leadership at IMD. He co-authored the award</i> …

Sea change: how to make a sustainable global culture shift

A firm approach to permanently changing the attitudes and behaviours of thousands of employees<p>In September 2013, shipping giant Maersk Line was …

Business School

How to lead in high turbulence

5 Lessons from the Tunisian revolution<p>What would you do if you were offered a new job and were told you would be fired after one year but you weren’t …

Attracting the right talent isn’t just about the money

Why must we reimagine employee compensation, from contractors to board members<p>It appears that companies operate in two economic realities. In the …

Don’t fall into a leadership rut

Why leaders need to stay in touch and keep learning<p>As a leader, your career may have been a bumpy ride so far but you have shown you have what it …

Top leadership qualities in today’s unpredictable world

Question for today’s leaders: how can I lead in a world like this?<p>For the foreseeable future, the world won’t be a stable or predictable place like …

China: Slowing at home but expanding abroad

What business leaders can learn from China in Africa<p>Despite recent news about China’s slowing growth and tumbling stock markets, the country’s …

The digital business agility imperative

How companies can fight digital disruption<p>Digital disruption has the potential to overturn incumbents and reshape markets faster than at any time in …

The missing piece in changing employee behavior

Fostering intrinsic motivation is about helping employees become more productive and engaged<p>“I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing …

Boosting immunity to team conflict

How straight talk can help develop more harmonious global teams<p>Team conflict can add value or destroy it. Good conflict fosters respectful debate and …

5 Leadership styles in a nutshell

Which style of leader do you need to be for high performance?<p>Daniel Goleman’s work on leadership styles is well-known, and I introduce them in my …

Preparing to be at the wheel – why family business education matters!

3 things to consider when getting the next generation ready to take over the family business<p>All over the world, families are looking for recipes to …

Are family businesses soft and fuzzy or just better at handling paradoxes?

How family businesses balance both family and business<p>It's often intriguing how family businesses are able to mesh emotional with pure business …

How transition coaches accelerate executive onboarding

Many companies think they are doing a good job of onboarding newly-hired executives when they actually aren’t<p>Then, there is the question of what …

Does your company really do a good job of onboarding new hires?

The direct and opportunity costs of failure or underperformance by outside hires are very high<p>The direct and opportunity costs of failure or …

How can a global organization provide advanced education to its personnel worldwide?

JTI develops its globally spread personnel with IMD’s Global Leadership in the Cloud<p>JTI (Japan Tobacco International) was looking to answer the …

IMD brings its CLO Roundtable to Singapore

Exploring digital in executive learning and beyond<p>Among the many offerings available for corporate learning professionals, digital technology is …

How to prepare leaders for a VUCA world

Exploring the flaws of executive recruitment and Talent Management Systems<p>Suppose a multinational company needs an executive to lead its entry into a …

IMD’s Executive Education Advisory Council takes place for the first time in Singapore

Make learning effective through real world collaboration<p>Developing unique and impactful learning experiences isn’t something leading business schools …

South-east Asia

Do you have the right implementation team?

Five key ingredients for a winning team<p>So, you’ve got a great idea, the funding is in the bag, and your business model has been well crafted. Success …

How to tell if your colleagues or clients are deceiving you – digitally?

6 indications that lies are harming your business<p>The average person is lied to an astounding 105 times per day. Many of these are innocuous lies — of …

What top executives can learn from designers

Designers point the way for mobilizing teams in a wired world<p>Leaders at every level of an organization need to mobilize their teams, whether it is a …

How Hong Kong Broadband Network invested in its people to get to the top

8 ways to leverage talent for success<p>In just ten years, Hong Kong Broadband Network has evolved from being a new entrant to becoming the …

Where are women leaders today?

Let’s look at how women are faring in upper management in 2016<p>More than 35 years have passed since Iceland’s Vigdis Finnbogadottir became the world’s …

Advanced education for JTI’s global workforce with the IMD Corporate Learning Network

JTI’s Leadership Development Director tells how IMD provides a mix of innovative solutions<p><b>CHALLENGE</b><p>JTI (Japan Tobacco International) was looking to …

Why you shouldn’t be too nice to your new hires

Give new employees real feedback before they, and your business, get off course<p>While speaking recently at an HR forum in Denmark, I learned a Danish …

Four keys to marketing in the digital era

Marketing is undergoing a digital transformation now that consumers rely on peer reviews. Here’s what marketers should focus on today<p>In today’s …