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6 Ways to Rationally Deal with Your Rotten Boss

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If your boss hasn’t stepped up to the challenge of leading with empathy, flexibility, and thoughtfulness in the pandemic, you’re not alone. “He literally pitched my idea to the client as if it was his...right in front of me! I’d…

An Organizational Scholar Explains How to Learn from COVID-19

How do decision makers learn from a rare event and prepare for the future? A few ideas from organizational learning may help: attend to near misses, learn vicariously, watch out for competency traps, and downplay theory. As of today, the…

How CEOs Should Think About Rebuilding America

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The OODA (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) loop framework, used by Air Force pilots, is readily adaptable for peacetime use to help CEOs become the fast-evolvers they need to be to survive—or better yet, thrive—in an uncertain business environment. The…

Culture Explains Our Weak Response to the Coronavirus

The sneakiness of the novel coronavirus has wreaked havoc worldwide.

Can We Have Post-Traumatic Growth After COVID-19?

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Jonathan Haidt explains how organizations can not just cope with, but positively evolve through, this crisis.

How to Grapple with Personal Uncertainty During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored how important it can be to confront uncertainty optimally.

Women Can No Longer Pay for Household Help, and That’s a Problem

Who cooks? Who cleans? Who cares for children? Who takes care of sick family members?

Behavioral Economist Robert Frank on COVID-19 and the Mother of All Cognitive Illusions

If you are wondering about the long-term impact of the pandemic, this is a must-watch.
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Now Is the Perfect Time to Ask Your Employees About Their Moral Distress

Woefully unprepared countries, governments, and healthcare systems during this pandemic are struggling with a profound tension.

The Difference Ethical Leadership Can Make in a Pandemic

The human costs of the COVID-19 pandemic are hard to grasp and accept.