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  April, 2012  
 
Executive Education   EXECUTIVE BRIEFING
 

Leading on a global scale

Kellogg faculty discuss the opportunities and challenges involved in launching international operations.
For executives focused on growing their businesses, operating on a global scale has become essential. And while there are considerable risks inherent to running international businesses, there are also opportunities for incredible rewards. So how do leaders and organizations build strategies and lead teams to ensure successful execution?

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FRESH PERSPECTIVES   CAREER CORNER
   

Warning to CEOs: Flattery Can be Dangerous to Your Job

Do you think you are a tough-minded CEO, immune to the impact of flattery on your decision making? Think again. New research by Kellogg School's Ithai Stern reveals that buttering up one's boss can steer a firm in a bad direction — and pose a surprisingly serious threat to the CEO's job.

In a new study titled Set up for a Fall: The Insidious Effects of Flattery and Opinion Conformity Toward Corporate Leaders, a research team from the Kellogg School and the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business provides a unique look at the impact of flattery on senior executives, a little-studied aspect of corporate performance.

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Brooke Vuckovic  


with Professional Coach Brooke Vuckovic


Question:
I started work about six months ago as a brand manager for a major consumer goods company. I will soon begin a 360-degree performance review process. I've never done one before. How can I get the most out of the review and what are the pitfalls?

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PROGRAM PROFILE INSIGHT UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Negotiation Strategies for Managers

Professor Sergio Rebelo

View Video: Professor Jeanne Brett discusses the challenges of cross-cultural negotiations

Negotiation Strategies for Managers provides a thorough grounding in negotiations for executives who seek to improve their negotiation performance within their company and across corporate and cultural boundaries.

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Insight is the Kellogg School’s latest faculty research that you can put to work today.

Steady as She Goes: Stable prices keep customers happy
Based on the research of Eric T. Anderson And Duncan I. Simester

How Public Outrage Affects CEO Pay: Compensation changes but does not always decline
Based on the research of Camelia Kuhnen And Alexandra Niessen

The Trick to Turn-and-Earn: Why the allocation mechanism smoothes demand fluctuations
Based on the research of Lauren Xiaoyuan Lu And Martin Lariviere

Predicting Investment Shock Waves: How technological innovations affect risk premiums
Based on the research of Dimitris Papanikolaou

 

Merger Week
April 29 - May 4, 2012

Energizing People for Performance
April 29 - May 2, 2012

Kellogg on Branding
May 6-11, 2012

The Customer Focused Organization
May 14-18, 2012

Strategic Marketing Communications
May 20-24, 2012

Managing New Products and Services
May 20-23, 2012

Competitive Strategy
June 10-14, 2012

Executive Development Program
June 10-29, 2012

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