Monthly Archives: June 2015

Harry Selected for “Best Faculty Award” by the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program

by John Cremer It is no small feat to be chosen as winner of the best faculty award the first time you teach for the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA programme, but that is exactly what Harry Kraemer has managed to achieve. Of course, with 10-plus years’ experience as clinical professor of strategy at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, he wasn’t exactly

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Alan Mullaly’s Values-Based Leadership at the Ford Motor Company

In his article for Quartz, Harry credits Alan Mullaly’s leadership for turning the Ford Motor Company around: When Mulally took over as Ford’s CEO in September 2006, the company was clearly broken: Its stock price had fallen precipitously (the low was $1.01 a share in 2008), its debt was at “junk” status, and 2006 would go down as the worst

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Want to Banish Bureaucracy? There’s A Better Way Than Zappos’ “Holacracy”

In his latest article for Forbes, Harry writes about why values-based leadership would be a far better alternative to Zappos’ “holacracy” to eliminate bureaucracy: “In late 2013 the online retailer Zappos announced that it would adopt “holacracy” — an organizational structure without job titles — to banish bureaucracy, essentially getting rid of managers and putting everyone in charge of their

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