Andrea Prat

Ten thought-provoking posts on leadership

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Altruistic CEOs can be as risky as greedy ones 

The most successful leaders exhibit moderate self-interest, argue Katalin Takacs-Haynes, Matthew Josefy and Michael A. Hitt

 

 

 

Leadership in three words: leaders change things

Change, however, is never easy, writes Stuart Crainer. He looks at the dynamics behind successful change actions

 

 

 

When managing risk, overconfident managers don’t always follow the fundamentals

They tend to make hedging […]

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    In family-owned businesses, professional CEOs work longer hours than owner-CEOs

In family-owned businesses, professional CEOs work longer hours than owner-CEOs

The exceptional economic success of many European countries in the post-war period was characterised by the dominant presence of family firms across the continent. In countries like Germany and Italy, family ownership came to be seen as the best guarantee of economic and social development. But the consensus that family firms are good for growth has come under scrutiny […]