Leadership

The IT leader's role is changing as more and more of a company's success depends on its technology. See what you need to know to be a premier tech leader.

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Creating Enchantment

    The presenter shares the secrets to being enchanting and developing influence through the "Pillars of enchantment." In this webcast, the presenter examines the deep value in being likable, creating trust, and taking empowering action. The presenter also shares keys to telling a great story, overcoming resistance, and enchanting your boss...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    Excellence Is A Shared Path: Student Remarks

    In their brief remarks honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., two students strike the theme of collaboration. They touch on the importance of humility and listening to one's inner voice while pursuing a shared vision of justice and equality.

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Feb 2011

    One Great Idea: Adobe And The Power Of Youth Voices - Michelle Mann

    Adobe Youth Voices, a global philanthropic program, is engaging 12-18 year-olds in more than 40 countries to create media for social change. This webcast explains how companies can engage with, and be inspired by, youth voice.

    Provided By GreenBiz Group

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    The Evolution Of Economic Science: Individual And Firm Behavior

    The astonishing contributions MIT has made to the world of economics emerged from "A melting pot of analytical tools and mathematical methods, mixed with a healthy interest in real world questions, grounded in real world problems," says the moderator, crystallizing many of the themes of the symposium, and its inaugural...

    Provided By Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Business Answers: Marketing & Angel Funding

    Serial entrepreneur and author of "What If? and Why Not?: How to Transform Your Fears Into Action and Start the Business of Your Dreams," and The founder and CEO of AMA Productions and author of "The Recipe: A Fable for Leaders and Teams," answer viewer about how to market unique...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    MBA Class Of 2009

    View the latest video offering from the MBA Class of 2009. The students produced a video for the magazine Business Week, adopting the slogan "Discover the Difference: Why IESE MBA is Number 1." IESE Business School is consistently ranked among the world's top business schools in Europe and is renowned...

    Provided By IESE School Of Business

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Capgemini Business Information Management: Help Customers Leverage Enterprise Data For Competitive Advantage

    This webcast shows that information is a key business asset for any organization. Maximizing the benefit of business intelligence ensures quicker decision making and selection of strategic investment opportunities to gain a competitive edge. Capgemini's Business Information Management (BIM) services combine world-class consulting with leading-edge technology to transform their customers'...

    Provided By Capgemini

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Becoming An Effective Leader

    What does it take to be a leader? Although it can be defined in many different ways, a true leader takes his personal characteristics and puts them toward a specific goal or cause. Interestingly enough, being a business owner does not instantly make a person a leader.

    Provided By iEntry

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Turning A Great Idea Into A Business Model

    So many people have great ideas, but most of those ideas do not begin as successful businesses. In many cases, these ideas are put into motion even before they are fully formulated and can stand-alone as a business.

    Provided By iEntry

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Sell More Through Engaged Employees

    How do your employees react when a customer enters your business? The level to which your employees engage with customers is the second most powerful factor in winning over the competition's business. Employee engagement is so effective that it could actually bring in those extra sells you need this holiday...

    Provided By iEntry

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Error Management: A Pre-Emptive Move That Can Reap Long-Term Gains

    Dave Hofmann, Associate Dean and Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of North Carolina, thinks that error management is underrated, and says that has the effect of hurting the organization where it matters.

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Facilitating Upward Communication: Leaders Must Do More To Break Existing Strongholds

    Oftentimes, what separates good leaders from bad ones lies is their art of communication. Much has been said about preferred leadership styles which advocate openness, tolerance and active engagement with subordinates.

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    The Value Creation Imperative

    It's been just over 400 years since a Dutch company became the first organization to sell shares and became publicly traded. By 2007, more than one billion people owned a stake in the world's companies worth more than $75 trillion. Kevin Kaiser, INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Finance, says that's a...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    The Changing Face Of The CIO

    As CEOs increasingly turn to technology to help them cope with a rapidly changing business environment, chief information officers (CIOs) are no longer simply 'the IT guys'. Increasingly, they are expected to play a more strategic role.

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Maximizing Shareholder Value: An Ethical Responsibility?

    Finance professors often get criticized by ethics professors because they tell their students that the goal of the firm is to maximize shareholder value. Financial scandals such as Enron, Tyco and others are regularly blamed on the excessive focus on shareholder value maximization.

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Winning With Value

    Too many companies focus on just the cost of software systems, rather than look at the business value they generate. That may not be surprising given the complexities of trying to assess the value of software assets, but according to a new study by INSEAD professor Soumitra Dutta, companies who...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    It Starts With One: Changing Individuals Changes Organizations

    Small and large businesses have been searching for decades for the holy grail of organizational change: the perfect way to motivate employees to change their old ways for what management deem to be better, new ones.

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    The Show Must Go On: Cirque Du Soleil's Recession-Proof Formula

    According to Daniel Lamarre, president and chief executive officer of performance troupe Cirque du Soleil, whose shows still play to sell-out audiences, he is confident that his company will ride out the recession. In the past when there was an economic crisis, people are turning to entertainment because you just...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Bridging The Chinese Talent Gap

    Despite making huge economic strides in the last three decades, China is still wanting in the area of human capital. Not enough local talent is being adequately groomed to keep up with the country's growth engine. This is a direct result of Chinese companies not devoting enough time to look...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Tim Gardner Discusses How Executives Can Win The War For Talent

    The presenter is a recognized expert on strategic human resource management, including aligning HR systems with firm strategy, employment branding, unorthodox sourcing and recruiting techniques, as well as employee retention. The presenter's research interests include labor market rivalry and the organizational impact of human resource systems.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Luke Froeb: Economic Modeling Is For More Than Just Counting Cow Chips

    Before returning to Owen's faculty in 2005, the presenter served as Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission for two years where the presenter managed over a hundred civil servants dedicated to tearing down barriers to competition. It was during this time that the presenter became...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Bart Victor On Helping Students Answer The Big Questions Of Business Ethics

    The presenter's research interests lie in the practical and moral dimensions of enterprise approaches to the alleviation of poverty, the ethical foundations of business, and the social and moral consequences of new organizational forms. The presenter also helps lead Project Pyramid, an interdisciplinary student organization that aims to alleviate world...

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    What We Can Learn From 4th Down Decisions

    Owen professor Ranga Ramanujam and other researchers studied 22,603 fourth-down decisions over five NFL seasons to understand when teams were more likely to attempt a seemingly risky fourth-down conversion. The goal is to apply this research to organizations. These findings are reported in a forthcoming study in Organization Science.

    Provided By Vanderbilt University

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Leadership And Your Career

    Like many top MBA programs, the authors do a great job of teaching leadership principles. But UNC Kenan-Flagler surpasses the others by shaping the students through a continual process of practice, feedback and reflection to prepare them for leadership roles.

    Provided By University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Ethics 4 Everyone

    Poignant video vignettes and expert commentary from ethicist and author Eric Harvey come together in this highly effective and compelling ethics overview. The video begins with the issue of knowledge. We know what's right, it suggests, when we remain aware of laws, organizational rules/procedures, shared values and what our own...

    Provided By CRM Learning

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Leaders Of Character: Leadership - The West Point Way

    West Point has historically produced phenomenal leaders because of the emphasis it places on character development. This program takes one behind the scenes at the military academy and then into some of the country's foremost private and government organizations where West Point graduates now work.

    Provided By CRM Learning

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Be Sure You Really Want Honest Answers, Advises Jeffrey Bewkes

    Jeffrey Bewkes, MBA '77, president and chief operating officer of Time Warner Inc., admits his early career choices might seem "Pretty boring." He could have gone into television ad sales and made twice what he was offered as one of 250 MBAs hired to do commercial lending at Citibank. But...

    Provided By Stanford Graduate School of Business

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Moment Of Truth

    Most of us know the difference between right and wrong. We know the difference between telling the truth and telling a lie. And we can explain why honesty and integrity are important. We're basically good people. We work hard. We try hard. We learn from our mistakes. Would we describe...

    Provided By CRM Learning

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    When Being Green Pays

    Environmental issues are becoming increasingly hard to ignore these days. For many companies, it has become a license to operate. Those who don't consider the environmental impact of their operations will find themselves at a disadvantage, not just because their competitors are doing it, but also because the public demands...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Enrich Your Social Capital With The Right Networks

    Networking is not all that it's cracked up to be; in fact it can even be downright harmful, so says Martin Gargiulo, an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD and expert on social network analysis.

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Why Mainstreaming Corporate Social Responsibility Still Makes Good Business Sense

    With the economy still experiencing a slowdown, one might expect interest in corporate social responsibility to wane, or perhaps even die a natural death. Not so, according to Craig Smith, INSEAD Chaired Professor of Ethics and Social Responsibility. He believes that corporate responsibility has never been more prominent on the...

    Provided By INSEAD

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Working with Big Data - and how it WILL power the Second Industrial Revolution

    We are witnessing the birth of the second industrial revolution. This revolution is being fueled by the factories of the future - data factories. The early data factories are here already - Google, Facebook, Zynga, ComScore. And a lot more are coming with the explosion in sensors, data and...

    Provided By Tableau Software

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    An Internationalist? And Still Loyal To One's Tribe?

    In this podcast, the speaker sharing his experiences that he tried hard to be Japanese when the speaker arrived from Canada as a young Catholic priest in the 1960s. Then the speaker discovered a liberating concept. The speaker could be Canadian and still have a global perspective.

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    BPM Webinar: Making the Case for BPM; Justifying a BPM investment in 2010

    In these challenging economic times, making a compelling case for a new investment in Business Process Management (BPM) might seem impossible. But BPM provides exactly the right technology and approach to improvement that every company needs right now - more efficiency, better customer interactions, faster return on investment and lower...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    How To Motivate Employees

    While some companies offer bonus opportunities as a way to motivate its employees, Dan Ariely thinks bonuses causes just the opposite. The author of The Upside Of Irrationality tells the author of this webcast that bonuses create internal competition that will leave certain employees feeling under-appreciated. At the same time,...

    Provided By American Express Company

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Video whitepaper: Harnessing Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance to Improve Your E-Business Suite 12.1 Upgrade

    Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 (EBS R12) isn't just a technical activity. Customers planning to upgrade face significant changes to the way they do business. New features introduced in EBS R12, improvements to key processes, implementation of new controls require early planning and continuous monitoring to avoid deficiencies...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Drive Performance with Talent Management

    Please join Michelle Newell from Oracle to discuss driving performance with talent management. An effective talent strategy can help you drive business results and make you look good by engaging your workforce. Oracle enables you to create a strategic vision around the kind of people you want in your workforce,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Doing Ethical Business In A Culture Of Corruption

    The speaker offers several guidelines for other business leaders facing ethical dilemmas in emerging markets such as Venezuela in this podcast on doing ethical business in a culture of corruption.

    Provided By Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    How Ideas Take Flight

    In this webcast, the presenter shares the power behind creating ideas that can build momentum. Through her research on the perception of happiness and meaning, the presenter describes how these concepts relate to a successful and powerful social media campaign. A well-planned effort catches audience attention and offers them an...

    Provided By Stanford University

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    What Great Leaders Do

    In this webcast, the presenter unpacks the best habits of beloved and effective managers, and details the worst habits of those who fail to lead. The best leaders develop and nurture those who work for them. However, when bosses gain more power, they can easily grow oblivious to the needs...

    Provided By Stanford University