November 2010

Cranfield School of Management

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Think: Cranfield
Think: Cranfield is the online newsletter of Cranfield School of Management. It features the latest in management thinking and research output from Cranfield's world class faculty and researchers.

Dark side of leadership

Facing Up To The Dark Side Of Leadership What happens when charisma goes wrong? How does top management deal with the paradox that bribery is seen as a transactional cost in some major countries? Reluctance to tackle these dark sides will only store up difficulties. View Article

Goal setting lessons from elite sports

Veronica Burke considers how setting goals in elite sports has important parallels in business. View Article

Creating Breakthrough Products from Hidden Needs

Innovation research reveals important lessons which managers should apply. What are the key reasons for new product success and what steps can companies take to promote innovation and avoid failure? View Article

Biodiversity an issue for business

Managers should be aware that their actions have a substantial impact on biodiversity. View Article

News from Best Practice clubs

A new, regular spot where topical subjects and guest speakers as featured by our research clubs are brought together in one place to help inform and inspire. View Article

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