• Malcolm McIntosh: A Tribute 2017

    by  • February 18, 2018 • 0 Comments

     by Sandra Waddock, Boston College   ‘Have fun and laugh. I had a ball. Sorry to go early. Laugh a lot, it oxygenizes the brain just as well as yoga.’ Malcolm McIntosh Malcolm McIntosh’s words, quoted in an announcement of his passing on June 7, 2017, sent out by his family, epitomize how he...

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    Purpose After Polman: How the Poster Child for Purpose Paved the Way for Future Leadership

    by  • December 30, 2017 • 0 Comments

    http://www.sustainablebrands.com/news_and_views/leadership/aaron_pickering/purpose_after_polman_how_poster_child_purpose_paved_way_fu   Last month, when news broke that Unilever would begin the search for Paul Polman’s successor, it sent shockwaves through the business world. As the poster child for Purpose in business, what would this mean for the future of businesses that aim to grow while prioritizing sustainability? Over the years, Polman has been one of the most vocal,...

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    What this World Needs By Margaret Wheatley

    by  • November 11, 2017 • 0 Comments

      This world does not need more entrepreneurs. This world does not need more technology breakthroughs. This world needs leaders. We need leaders who put service over self, who can be steadfast through crises and failures, who want to stay present and make a difference to the people, situations and causes they care about....

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    Employee ownership and the next system–Interview with Professor Joseph R. Blasi

    by  • September 19, 2017 • 0 Comments

    The Democracy Collaborative’s Research Director Thomas Hanna and Next System Project Deputy Director Dana Brown sat down with Dr. Joseph Blasi pre-eminent expert on employee ownership, Distinguished Professor at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, and regular contributor to work around Fifty by Fifty for a chat about the importance of employee ownership...

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    National group says employee ownership is a win-win

    by  • June 7, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Posted Tuesday, June 6, 2017 5:30 pm   By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger.org BURLINGTON — A speaker for a national group said Friday that Vermont businesses should consider selling to their employees as a way to help them build assets and reduce wealth inequality. Marjorie Kelly, from the Democracy Collaborative, said businesses across the country whose...

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    Reading Agreements Evidence Map

    by  • May 16, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Jim Ritchie Dunham What we want to see Our daily experiences, outcomes, and the impact resilience of our efforts are deeply influenced by a set of deep, underlying agreements that we rarely see and usually accept unconsciously—a vast array of interwoven, socially embedded, economic, political, cultural and social assumptions.  If we want more engaging...

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    Changing on the Job Developing Leaders for a Complex World by Jennifer Garvey Berger

    by  • April 13, 2017 • 0 Comments

    Book Review in the Harvard Educational Review Developing professionals, especially leaders, who can understand and effectively navigate the complexities of twenty-first-century organizational life—a central aim of many adult educators, school administrators, professional coachevars, and organizational consultants—is a daunting and critical task. In her book Changing on the Job: Developing Leaders for a Complex World,...

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