In our workplaces, as in society at large, we try hard to create open, transparent, meritocratic structures. Our increasing success can blind us to some … Read more
Jonathan Gifford is a business author whose books include "History Lessons: What business and management can learn from the great leaders of history;" "Blindsided: How business and society are shaped by our irrational and unpredictable behavior;" "100 Great Leadership Ideas" and "100 Great Business Leaders." His books have been translated into Chinese, Korean, Thai and Indonesian. Jonathan’s previous career was in newspapers and magazines; he was the launch publisher of BBC History Magazine.
Many modern organizations are locked into a mindset – an organizational culture – that began with the Industrial Revolution in 18th-century Britain and was … Read more