Quick off the mark

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Epidemiologist Dr Jonathan Quick called the coronavirus crisis before many were conscious of it. How is he feeling now? As winter struggled into spring, Dr Jonathan Quick told the Observer newspaper in London that the worst-case scenario was likely to transpire. “Judging by past experience,” Quick told the British reporter … Read more

How to quantify the unquantifiable

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Purpose can be measured after all, as the IFC is showing Purpose has long been considered an intangible. Not any more. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has changed the game with its invention of the Anticipated Impact Measurement and Monitoring (Aimm) system. The … Read more

Catalyse an Adaptive Leadership System

Overcoming organization extinction requires a new leadership system, writes Tony O’Driscoll Like many species on our planet, organizations are disappearing at an increasingly alarming rate. The World Economic Forum reports that, since the year 2000, just over half of the names of companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared and Innosight predicts that 75% of … Read more

The GC People Leader Series meets…Game Changer and Polisher, Andrea Grisdale

In this instalment of The GC People Leader Series, Simon Court meets founder of Italian travel company IC Bellagio and chief executive at Palazzo del Vice Re, Andrea Grisdale Andrea, what does your GC Index profile tell us about what underpins your success? The GC Index Profile described me very well. In fact, one of … Read more


An ambitious leadership development programme at pharma giant Merck is a case study in breaking down boundaries – and changing company culture from the grassroots up. Megan Yuan and Liz Mellon report [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q4_2019_final_co/24″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Seven years ago, Merck’s senior leaders took a long, hard look at the … Read more

Justin Ferrell is the essential voice for design-thinking in organizations

Ben Walker meets Duke Corporate Education’s Renaissance Man [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q4_2019_final_co/32″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Sometimes others are the best judges of your own qualities. “People have extended opportunities to me that I didn’t see myself,” says Justin Ferrell, a guru of design-thinking from Stanford who began his career as a sports … Read more

Meetings survive because people like talking to each other

To meet is human, writes Kate Cooper [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q4_2019_final_co/37″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Eight years ago, Japanese precision tool manufacturer Disco implemented a radical change to its management model. Under the changes, teams were billed for their work and individuals treated as one-person start-ups, having to pay for desks, computers and … Read more