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Archive for July, 2009

Stakeholders? Excuse me?

OK, in our line of work we are so used to jargon that we do not even question anymore what an MTP is, who is on the TMT, your next EPMR….the list could go on…. but in a training where you are lucky enough to sit with people who come from different backgrounds, the basic…

What is culture?

Today was the day of culture, one when we looked at how cultures can influence an organization. We studied the cases of IBM and WWF. Some of the nuggets.. Culture is inherited wisdom, allows you to stand on the shoulder of the giant, but be careful to keep it alive! The best way to change…

Diary from IMD

I am at IMD, a leading business school based in Lausanne, Switzerland participating in the CGIAR Senior leadership course. There are about 35 of us, coming from over 20 countries, not all from the CGIAR centers, a number of national partners are here too. It is a great gathering of interesting people. We are following…