| ||Beware a Culture of Busyness>|
Once upon a time, leisure was a sign of prestige. Today that idea has been turned on its head, and busyness is the new status symbol. Busy people are considered important and impressive, and employees are rewarded for showing how "hard" they''re working. Such thinking is misguided. It can cause organizations to overload their employees, base their incentives on the amount of time they put in, and excessively monitor their activities, .....more
| ||Why Managing Up to Your Boss Is Not Enough>|
Manage higher, manage diagonally, and manage outside.
| ||What Makes a Great Resume?>|
|Wasserman, Cathy;Weinstein, Lauren;Weinstein, Lauren B|
Start by adding some personality.
| ||Network Effects in Technology>|
|Wu, Andy;Higgins, Matt|
In business and strategy contexts, network effects are often accompanied by bandwagon (or herding) effects, positive feedback loops (or accumulated advantage effects), and market tipping (or winner-take-all dynamics). Though these phenomena are often grouped together under the general use of the term "network effects," this note aims to distinguish the core notion of network effects from the related phenomena that interact and often co- .....more
| ||What to Do When Your Hard Work Is Being Overlooked>|
Your boss is busy - here''s how to get their attention.
| ||MIC Food: Shaping the Right Decision-Making Process for the Future>|
|Pendergast, Jennifer;Waikar, Sachin|
This case concerns a family business''s efforts to assess and shape collective decision-making among a large sibling leadership group and transition from an informal founder-led operation to a more formalized organization. In late 2021, the family behind MIC Food, a Miami-based processor and distributor of tropical fruits and vegetables, such as plantains, was led by six second-generation siblings, the children of the Honduran-immigrant company .....more
| ||Cann: High Hopes for Cannabis Infused Beverages>|
|Israeli, Ayelet;Wilson, Anne V.|
Founded in 2018 by Jake Bullock and Luke Anderson, Cann sold "social tonics," or cannabis-infused beverages. By 2022, the company had several notable celebrity investors and talent partners, had sold over 10 million beverages to consumers, was distributing in six states and two Canadian provinces, and had closed on a $27 million Series A funding round. Moreover, Anderson and Bullock had their eyes set on expanding into New York and New Jersey, .....more
| ||The Fuyao Glass Cauldron: Creating the Third Leg of Success>|
|Deng, Lina;Scott, Kimberly S.;Wang, Cynthia;Lu, Jiangyong|
Fuyao Glass America (FGA) is an auto glass manufacturing facility in Moraine, Ohio. This case builds upon the story presented in the documentary film American Factory, which outlines how the Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd. purchased a closed General Motors plant to launch a US facility that leveraged the Group''s Chinese manufacturing expertise. Students are asked to propose a change-management plan for the executive management team to .....more
|Baker, Malcolm P.;Sen, Ishita;Wallen, Jonathan|
| ||How to Network in the Age of Remote Work>|
Three ways to connect with powerful people - remotely.