Recent Thoughts and Writings
Research provides the basis for all academic and professional activities. The research below represents the latest thoughts, conceptual ideas and formal papers. Several of the papers represents works in progress while other are presentations used in the classroom and conferences.
Narcissism in leadership has long been known as an issue. This working paper examines narcissism in leadership by examining one of the military’s most flamboyant leaders, Gen. George Custer. Down load the working paper here…
Teaching Leadership in the 21st Century
The teaching of leadership is a complex and often frustrating endeavor. This paper presents a new model based on the current military model of Be, Know, Do and how it can be adapted to the classroom. Download the working paper here....
Creating Knowledge Capital
The creation of knowledge capital has long been the key to creating a competitive and sustainable organization. This paper examines the key issues and attributes to finding, creating and maintaining the sustainable edge. Download the paper here…
Below are presentations that were given at universities and conferences.
Identifying and understanding generational issues are key for modern organizations. As the workforce get younger and their expectations of the workplace change, managers need to understand how they think. Download the PowerPoint here...
As organizations continue to evolve, new processes are introduced to the organization. In order for the new process to become permanent, the "forgetting" of the old ways are required. Download the PowerPoint here...
Teamwork has become an essential part of the day to day operations and on a global scale. Understanding the dynamics of teams and how to lead teams are critical components to all managers. Download the PowerPoint here....
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