Interview: Stakeholder-teoriens fader, professor i filosofi og business administration fra Virginia Universitetet, R. Edward Freeman, har været i Danmark. Han mener, at erhvervslivets ledere i lyset af finanskrisen og de mange etiske skandaler bliver misforstået af omverdenen som ensidige profitsultne. Men det nye ”purpose-driven” erhvervsparadigme, hvor etik og værdier er i centrum for lederskabet, har passeret et ”tipping point”. Omverdenens opfattelse stemmer derfor ikke overens med virkeligheden, mener han.Læs mere

The Scandal Effect

Research shows that executives with scandal-tainted companies on their résumés pay a penalty on the job market, even if they clearly had nothing to do with the trouble. Læs mere

CEOs live on a nonstop treadmill. They are under constant pressure to perform, live in a 24-7 spotlight of social-media attention, and swim in a deep pool of information. In reflective thought, a person examines underlying assumptions, core beliefs, and knowledge. Unlike critical thought, which is aimed at solving a problem and achieving a specific outcome.Læs mere