Electives and Beethoven

The first week of electives is halfway done and what a ride it has been. We are definitely back in “class” mode: reading cases late into the night, showing up on time to class, and throwing ourselves back into heated discussions. Well, some of us are, at least. Some, on the other hand, are checkedContinue reading “Electives and Beethoven”

Two Fifths Down, Three Fifths to Go

Some friends back home make fun of the way I frequently divide things into fifths: probabilities, progress, alcoholic beverages . . . anything. Well today my pro-fifthism is justified as we are 40% done with our Mod I final exams. LPO went well yesterday as we analyzed a very interesting case about leading change inContinue reading “Two Fifths Down, Three Fifths to Go”

Another One Bites the Dust

Not only was it the #65 song of 1981, but Queen’s Another One Bites the Dust is appropriate for today as well. No, not because of its driving bass line or its well timed injections of Brian May “Red Special” guitar riffs; rather because today we sadly bade adieu to our Leading People in OrganizationsContinue reading “Another One Bites the Dust”

Leading People in Organizations

I’ve made it to 1971 in my American popular music journey. This year marks the first major appearances of Rod Stewart, Carole King, the Bee Gees, Al Green, Bill Withers, solo Beatles artists, and many others. It also marks Tom Jones’s surprising (to me), continued popularity. As I find lyrics distracting, I’ve been listening toContinue reading “Leading People in Organizations”