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October 2, 2020

I was driving to campus recently listening to Philly sports radio lamenting how poorly all of the Philadelphia professional sports teams were doing, particularly the Phillies. There were high hopes for the Phillies at the beg...

October 18, 2019

A comedian, whose name I cannot recall, once said that his wife could do four or five things at once. She could paint the walls, vacuum the floors, feed the kids, and talk on the phone all at the same time! In contrast, he sa...

April 13, 2019

Is there a better health insurance system for employers and workers than our current heavy reliance on employer-sponsored systems? 

I have been thinking about this question for some time as the relationship between w...

December 4, 2018

Peter Drucker once said, “What’s measured improves.”

The Drucker Institute, part of the Claremont Graduate University in California, recently published a ranking of the top managed 250 publicly traded companies.  It is interes...

April 3, 2018

Perhaps you were getting a snack during the halftime break of the NCAA basketball championship game and you missed the predictive analytic experiment that Google Cloud conducted?  Using data from the first half of the game, a...

January 9, 2018

I have been thinking a lot about change for a few reasons. First, I teach a class on organization change.  We talk about the constancy of change and how organizations must perpetually adjust as critical aspects of their envir...

September 13, 2017

“The reality is that government, for a long period of time, has for whatever set of reasons become less functional and isn’t working at the speed that it once was. And so it does fall, I think, not just on business but on all...

October 12, 2016

Two recent news stories, one national and the other from here in Philadelphia, about two executives who engaged in sexual harassment at the workplace has made me wonder whether a double standard exists for leaders?

Attorneys h...

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