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  • Leadership and Negative Capability

    "The development of negative capability is discussed but it is suggested that its status is problematic in the context of a societal and organizational culture dominated by control and performativity."

  • Something is Lost

    Something is Lost

    If one takes a critical stance towards employee engagement, it becomes more obvious that there is a lacuna in the notion that higher engagement is a win-win situation. - Contributed by Mark Stringer, Birkbeck, University of London

  • Management vs Expertise

    The Atlantic recently did a piece that delved into the human brain’s bias against novelty, citing in particular communications experts’ predictions that the iPhone would be a total flop. The article explores the idea that as people become more knowledgeable in a certain field, they are less inclined to accept new ideas even when creativity is the stated goal.

  • What makes leadership “good enough”?

    "...the “good enough” leader (GEL), like the “good enough” mother, does not try to be obsessively and compulsively perfect, machine-like, in his or her attunement with and response to the organisation...The “good enough” style of leadership contrasts with two culturally widespread and familiar styles of leadership...“hard” and “soft.”