Case Study

The Silent Killers

Mike Beer presented his latest research on the 6 barriers that prevent firms from achieving high performance at ESADE's Research Day in Barcelona.  Watch him explain these barriers, and how they become a particular challenge in a time of transformation.  >>

Case Study

NYULMC in Strategy + Business

When Bob Grossman took over as Dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center, he faced the daunting task of turning around a chronically underperforming organization with many challenges.  He and his team built a turnaround strategy centered on engaging and empowering people, and executed with excellence. >>

Case Study

TruePoint in HBR

Leadership capacity is often a rate-limiting factor in successfully transforming an organization.  Companies spend billions on programs to develop talent, but leadership development that does not address the organization's context will fail to deliver. >>

Point of View

The 45-Degree Zone

Leaders are regularly challenged to consistenly deliver on short term performance objectives while also investing in their organization’s ability to sustain performance and strategic success over time. The 45-degree zone is where leading companies create an effective balance between focus on performance and focus on capability building. >>