The Eller Executive Blog

Preserving the Holes of Your Digital Leadership Cheese
July 25, 2016

By Giussepe "Joe" Carella 
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 


Are You a Pinocchio Leader?
July 18, 2016

By Giussepe "Joe" Carella 
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 

You have read these, right? A couple of recent stories of business deceit that show how common place white collar crime has become:

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims to the federal government in connection with its delivery of Next Day Air overnight packages, the Justice Department announced today. [view article]


The Dark Side of Leadership: When a Merger Destroys Organizational Value
July 11, 2016

By Giussepe "Joe" Carella 
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 

Most of us who work for or collaborate with large organizations have heard this before:company mergers and acquisitions are not always value generators. There is plenty of academic research and anecdotal evidence that points to that. A good study by BCG from 2007 gives an optimistic point of view on the topic saying that when you consider the value M&A creates for the acquiring company things don't look so good.


Leading at the Crossroads of Protectionism and Globalization
June 29, 2016

By Giussepe "Joe" Carella 
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 

Check the news and all you see is a reference to immigration, global trade and their impact on the economy. On one side you have those who believe that immigration and trade are a good thing - more commerce equals more jobs. On the other are those who think that immigration and global trade (especially low tariffs) destroy the local economy and kill jobs for the local.


Be Fit: A Message You Can’t Ignore
January 26, 2015

By Stephen Gilliland
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 


Why is it so hard?
December 17, 2014

By Stephen Gilliland
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 


Thank You, Uncle Fred
November 24, 2014

By Stephen Gilliland
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 


The Right Way to Fall
August 25, 2014

By Stephen Gilliland
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 


May 19, 2014

By Stephen Gilliland
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 

For years I have told people that leadership is a marathon. You have to pace yourself. Find a sustainable way to deliver leadership value and maintain your life. Dig down and endure longer than you think you can. As a runner, this metaphor made a lot of sense to me.


Turning Down the Next Step
May 16, 2014

By Stephen Gilliland
Associate Dean, Executive Education

 


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