Harvard Business Review at the library

The latest issue is now available to read online using your library card.  This month’s cover stories include:

  • The Execution Trap (why employees fail)
  • Empowered (how companies can use social media for innovation)
  • How hierarchy can hurt strategy execution
  • Stop the innovation wars (why companies shouldn’t resist innovation)

Interested? Enter your library card details here, and enjoy full access, courtesy of Wellington City Libraries.

New leadership books in the library

Getting change right : how leaders transform organizations from the inside out Seth Kahan ; foreword by Bill George

Common purpose: how great leaders get organizations to achieve the extraordinary / Joel Kurtzman

Open leadership : how social technology can transform the way you lead / Charlene Li.

How to be a fierce competitor : what winning companies and great managers do in tough times / Jeffrey J. Fox

This is a just a small selection.  Here is a link to the Wellington City Libraries’catalogue

Generation X leaders……

So how do boomers and Generation X leaders differ.  Read two articles (including an HBR article) for some well thought out responses to this query. I’ve also included some other recent articles on the topic.

Wellington City Library card holders can either click directly on the link.  But, if you haven’t accessed our ebsco databases within the last 30 days, click here  first to authenticate.

Generational Differences Impact On Leadership Style And Organizational Success by M. Salahuddin in Journal of Diversity Management; 2010 Second Quarter, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp1-6.

The Leaders We Need Now. (cover story) by Tamara J. Erickson in Harvard Business Review; May2010  pp 62-66.

Bootstrap Leadership by Steve Arneson in Leadership Excellence May 2010, p9  and finally:

What’s a girl to do? by Pip Jamieson in NZ Business, June 2010, pp 36-38

Any problems in opening any of the articles , please get in touch with Marilyn on 801 4059