misc from books

28Jun07

“rational goals pursued through inspirational leadership”

rational – analytical
inspirational – detached

Myers-Briggs, Fekete — “profiling” (to look for)

“corporate cultures need to be adaptive and must be strategically aligned to a changing business environment” –> flexible

“Japanese companies were not always successful, especially not in their globalization processes”

“corporate culture hype”
corporate culture –> success

“Courage is perhaps the most important attribute of all”

learn-as-you-go approach

Activist values:
Honesty — truth tellers
Compassion
Humility — ambitious, but personally humble
Pragmatism — make stuff happen
Fearlessness — courageous

TO READ:
– In search for excellence – Peter and Waterman
– Corporate Cultures – Deal and Kennedy

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