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The Prisoner's Dilemma as a Solution for Office Politics Members Public

The Prisoner's Dilemma is a situation in which two parties need to choose whether to cooperate. If both of them choose to work together the outcome is significantly better than if they choose not to. However, if one party cooperates while the other does not, the selfish party receives the

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On Leadership Teams, Feedback, and Coaching Members Public

Many executive teams do not perform anywhere near as well as they could. In particular, while all the members might be individually competent, they fail to become more than the sum of their parts  – they are stuck in Tuckman's forming stage. Ideally, a CFO is not just a CFO, but

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If You Want Meaningful Change, Hire Challengers Members Public

This article was originally written for Data Leadership Collaborative [https://www.dataleadershipcollaborative.com/data-culture/if-you-want-meaningful-change-hire-challengers] . If You Want Meaningful Change, Hire ChallengersBe brave enough to hire people who will challenge your business. That’s the recruiting advice of Ryan den Rooijen of luxury retailer Chalhoub Group.Data Leadership CollaborativeRyan den

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Recruiting a New Team? Go For Diversity, In Every Way Members Public

When defining their key performance indicators (KPIs), organisations are increasingly incorporating metrics around diversity and inclusion. While this is a laudable effort given historical inequities, it also makes a lot of business sense. Study [https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/why-diversity-matters] after [https://www.bcg.com/en-us/publications/2018/

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Why You Should Champion Psychological Safety Today Members Public

When I joined my current employer, one of my first priorities was to identify and understand how I could support any psychological safety initiatives in the organisation. Since then, I have had multiple people comment on how nice it was of me to volunteer my time. Little do they know

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