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Seven tips for successful strategy execution

Over the past ten years, I’ve led dozens of simulation-based workshops focused on executing strategy. I’ve learned much from the hundreds of students I’ve had the pleasure of teaching. But if...

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Ned Wasniewski Nov 15, 2017

Who’s teaching who?  What mission-driven nonprofits can teach us about leadership

Mission driven nonprofits can teach us a lot about one of leadership’s most powerful levers: discretionary effort.        

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Nick Noyes Nov 2, 2017

Leading in a post-acquisition environment

CHALLENGE

Our client recently closed an acquisition of a company larger in size, with largely complementary products and global operations. 

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Amanda Young Hickman Oct 17, 2017

Five misconceptions about business simulations

When you hear the term “business simulation," what comes to mind? Images of MBA case studies, computer-based games, maybe even memories of prior simulation experiences? You may be surprised to...

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Ashley Perry Oct 5, 2017

Make learning last—increasing development ROI

The Institute for Corporate Productivity recently completed a case study about Ford Motor Company’s Global Executive Leadership Program.

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Amanda Young Hickman Sep 6, 2017

Why 70/20/10 learning doesn’t work as well as it could

The 70/20/10 Theory

In any talent management discussion, it doesn’t take long for someone to invoke the 70-20-10 theory. 
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Amanda Young Hickman Aug 22, 2017

A Strategy Execution Simulation in 4 Hours

CHALLENGE: 

To accelerate its discussion of corporate strategy, a global industrial manufacturing leader engaged IE to embed a half-day, simulation-based learning experience into its annual...

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Karen Maxwell Powell Aug 15, 2017

Why is Financial Literacy Important for Leaders?

WHAT IS FINANCIAL LITERACY?

Financial literacy is the ability to read and use common financial reports and ratios to assess business performance. There is enormous value to a leader in...

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Ned Wasniewski Aug 8, 2017

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