Making Management Great Again by Janka Krings-Klebe and Jörg Schreiner

Following the business news in the weeks after this year’s Drucker Forum, it became clear that management, as taught at business schools, is headed for irrelevance. Today it no longer solves problems. It creates them. So-called “best practices” of management have caused a multitude of problems that only became apparent after a delay of decades, but are now making themselves felt with force[…]

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What I learned from Drucker about the Art of Career Reinvention

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be one of the biggest challenges in recent history for management and leadership. In March 2020, at the onset of the outbreak, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella declared that as a society we had undergone two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months. Other well-known leaders like Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Cisco’s John Chambers expressed similar sentiments. […]

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Defining The Human Imperative for Enterprise in The Post-Covid Digital Age by Angelica Sirotin

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be one of the biggest challenges in recent history for management and leadership. In March 2020, at the onset of the outbreak, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella declared that as a society we had undergone two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months. Other well-known leaders like Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Cisco’s John Chambers expressed similar sentiments. […]

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Who will guide us now? Leadership in times of crisis by Darren Dalcher

People often lament the qualities and capability of their leaders, political, civil, religious or otherwise. Indeed, they are regularly viewed with what has become known as the three D’s of leadership—doubt, distrust and dissent. Yet, in times of uncertainty, turbulence and crises, we crave the control and order that come with formal leadership structures and willingly submit to their authority. How can we explain the sudden switch?[…]

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Powerful leaders pose the most powerful questions by Stefan Güldenberg

The most effective leaders of the future will be those who have the most powerful and inspiring questions and who are willing to acknowledge they don’t have the answers, and that they need and want help in finding the answers. It’s in sharp contrast to the conventional view of leaders as the ones who have the answers to all the questions[…]

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