Who Really Makes the Big Decisions in Your Company?
Harvard Business Review, December 2011
Not every top executive is in the CEO’s inner circle. But kitchen cabinets and executive committees are both essential.
When Teams Can’t Decide
Harvard Business Review, November 2008
The inability of senior teams to align around critical decisions can frequently be traced to issues of structure or process.
Off-Sites That Work
Harvard Business Review, June 2006
It is the rare management team that realizes the potential of its strategy offsites. In this seminal article, we distill a set of best practices that businesses can use to make the most of these extraordinary opportunities for alignment.
Your Management Team as “Mission Control”
Bloomberg Businessweek, October 2010
There is a point at which you want members of your senior team to look at things purely from the perspective of their unique function.
Meetings: How Many People Should Be in the Room?
Bloomberg Businessweek, May 2010
To ensure an effective meeting, the number of attendees should align with the desired outcome.
Myths that Undermine Decision-Making
BusinessWeek, October 2009
Most of the problems of executive teams are not in their psyches, but in widespread myths about the teams themselves.