How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Work in 2019

Updated from 2018: New Year’s Resolutions fail because they are not goals, they are social conventions. To make a resolution a goal, goal-setting should be guided by theory. 1. Goals must be specific (e.g., lose 5 pounds next month). Open-ended goals (e.g., I want to be a better person) direct insufficient attention toward an identifiable end. 2. Goals must be challenging, yet achievable. Easy goals are not motivating, and goals

Developing Leadership Savoir-Faire: What B-Schools Can Do for Graduates

In today’s world, Business Schools have assumed an importance far beyond their role in earlier times. They are now chief suppliers of students essential to economic development. These graduates bring basic knowledge necessary for the functioning of organizations, leadership skills, and confidence to perform an increasing portion of the ever-more demanding jobs in the technologically sophisticated, global economy. Navigating the uncharted waters of worldwide business is disconcerting for prepared adults,