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November 2014

Middle Managers and Hermit Crabs

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By: Sean Nealon Researchers find ideas from middle managers are less likely to be passed to company leaders in organizations with more hierarchy. Ideas from mid-level managers that can benefit an organization are less likely to be passed up to superiors as hierarchy in the organization increases, according to a…

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Managing Country Risk

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By: Jim DeLoach The turmoil in the Middle East has demonstrated that once governments undertake confiscatory or discriminatory actions, mobs take to the streets or civil war breaks out, crisis management and damage control options available to a company are limited. Country risk – or sovereign or political risk, as it is…

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The Importance of Continued Learning

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It’s easy to get comfortable in our jobs and our lives.  To become stagnant.  But there’s danger there; stop moving forward and you’ve stopped learning.  Not only is continued learning critical to maintaining a competitive edge and facilitating ongoing success, but study after study has shown that continuing to learn…

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