Last week I discussed the first two elements of the SCARF model for understanding corporate culture: Status and Certainty. Here are the final three areas that can elicit a reward/threat response in employees: Autonomy, Relatedness and Fairness.
Monthly Archives: July 2013
As I prepare to publish my own book about leadership next year (Update: The CEO Tightrope published in September 2014), I thought I would share this recent gem from DILBERT. Yes, Scott Adams has a point (Doesn’t he always?).
Last week I introduced the SCARF model as a way for CEOs to understand and influence their company cultures. Humans are wired to react to rewards and threats in our environments, including in social situations.
CEOs these days are given one term in office. If they’re very successful, they might get four more years.
Over-confident CEOs can put companies at risk, research shows
CEOs need to demonstrate strong leadership and good decision-making skills, but CEOs with over-confidence can involve their companies in riskier ventures and put investors’ funds a
Do employees always react to company news in the way you expect? If you have been a CEO or even a manager for very long you’ve learned that they don’t.
21 Bestselling Books Written By CEOs
CEO.com recently published this list featuring books by everyone from Bill Gates to Richard Branson to Martha Stewart. While it seems that every CEO writes a book nowadays, many of these are worth reading.
I recently discussed how important building the culture is to maximizing performance. The CEO must also take an active role in driving that performance, which is the fifth and final key CEO responsibility in this series.
- 4 Reasons to Resuscitate Your Org Chart
- Successful Exit: 4 Things Most Startups Ignore
- How to Overcome Your Company’s Lame Goals Management System
- 6 Ways to Make a Successful CEO Transition
- 4 Imperatives to Prep Your Team for a New Hire
- CEO Interview: Corey Thomas, Rapid7
- Why Good Management Requires Some Bureaucracy
- Numbers Don't Drive Businesses, People Do
- CEO Genome Project: What Constitutes a High-Performing CEO Part 2
- CEO Genome Project: What Constitutes a High-Performing CEO Part 1