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Management Lessons From Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il, the iconoclastic dictator of North Korea, passed away this week at the age of 69.  The press has had a field day, recounting tales of the cartoonish Kim that are one part pure evil and one part absurdity.  For 19 years, Kim ruled over… Read more

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My Thoughts on Steve Jobs’s Resignation

It is ironic that my post last week talked about a phenomenon known as Leadership Attribution Bias.  In that post, I described how people have a tendency to overweight a leader’s contribution to the effectiveness of an organization.  Steve Jobs is… Read more

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Hail to the Chief! – Leadership Attribution Bias

The American football season has kicked off, the Presidential race for 2012 is in motion, and corporate earnings season is right around the corner.  What do these three disparate events have in common?  They all lead to the human propensity to… Read more

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