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Gert Jan Hofstede and Geert Hofstede

Geert Hofstede: A Paradigm’s Paternity

The son of famed social scientist Geert Hofstede argues the his father’s most important book, In the 40 years since publication, has gone through a Kuhnian cycle: anathema – revelation – normal science. It’s not over yet.

1 month ago
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active listening in practice

Communicate, Connect, Sell!

Professor Lisa Spiller noticed that sales management textbooks she looked at were missing topics like storytelling, neuro-linguistic programming, determining willingness-to-buy, servant leadership, and sales analytics. So she wrote a book that did.

2 months ago
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Bernie-Madoff-led-off-in-handcuffs

What Can Go Wrong When People Get Financial Advice?

Today we look at professionalism in the financial planning industry as explored in the paper “Ethics in financial planning: Analysis of ombudsman decisions using codes of ethics and fiduciary duty standards” in the Australian Journal of Management.

3 months ago
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two plants growing at different rates

When Does CSR Add Value to Brands?

It’s long been trumpeted that companies acting on corporate social responsibility do better. But does CSR — actually — improve brands? Shawn Pope and Jimi Kim decided to find out.

3 months ago
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