9 results for tag: David Burkus


Working Smarter: The Ultimate Approach

Just two tips cover EVERYTHING! There's an amazing community of Work Smarter authors and "How To" experts across the globe. But we're usually never in the same place at the same time. David Burkus, author of Under New Management, just did something no ...
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Working Smarter is Hard, Working Hard is Easier

Why do so many of your teammates work so hard, instead of working smarter? (…Of course not you! Never you!) One would think that with all the stress, overload, disruptions, disengagement, and corporate craziness, by now we’d all be taking the easiest ...
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Shareholder Value isn’t Everything

In his Master Class for the ExecuNet community, Dr. David Burkus, a highly regarded and increasingly influential business school professor who challenges many of the established principles of business management, said, "We tend to over focus on sharehol...
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Annual Performance Reviews, Please Go Join the Dinosaurs

The idea of the performance evaluation, it was a good one. It served its purpose well in its time. The goals were very noble: giving people feedback on where they are, where they need to be, their development of desired skills, etc. However, this is a world ...
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Great Leaders Don’t Innovate the Product, They Innovate the Factory

A hundred years ago it was management's job to think and a worker's job to do. This works great when it's easy to figure out what the work is, but in the modern world the factories are offices and the ideas of the Frederick Taylor industrial revolution era do ...
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Under New Management: How Leading Organizations are Upending Business as Usual

Do open floor plans really work? Are there companies that put their employees’ welfare first, and their clients second? Are annual performance reviews necessary? Dr. David Burkus is a highly regarded and increasingly influential business school professor ...
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Accelerate Your Career, Business & Leadership Development in 3 Hours

Each month we schedule leading experts to present their research to the ExecuNet community. These thought leaders are people who are truly innovating our world and the way people think about leadership, business and careers. With a slate that includes three ...
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The Best Way to Spend One Hour a Week

Feeling busy? Of course you are! Running a business or looking for a job... those are full-time endeavors and then some. Most of us understand that to meet our challenges we must keep learning, stay abreast of the latest trends and research, but with the ...
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The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas

Get past the most common myths about creativity to design truly innovative business strategies. What makes someone more or less creative than his or her peers? Where do our flashes of creative insight come from, and how can we generate more of them? We ...
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