Thought Leadership

Duke CE’s article library brings you the latest thinking from our thought leaders in Dialogue, the only truly global journal for managers and leaders.

The human catalyst

A strong Human Capital Factor ignites growth. “I only want to invest in fundamentals.” Such is a common…

The danger of the growth precipice

When you’re at the top of your game, the risk of sharply declining performance is – counter-intuitively –…

The future favors the brave

The polycrisis demands courage from the comfortable. We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and…

A different eye on business

The march of female entrepreneurs can reshape the world. Twenty years ago, Volvo asked an all-female group to…

The upside of down

High-functioning businesses can thrive even in dysfunctional environments – as success stories from South Africa show. It’s tough…

Move fast together

Leaders can only move quickly to fix the problems they face through truly inclusive teams. Speed has gotten…

Unlocking leadership excellence

A transformative partnership between Implats and Duke Corporate Education is helping the mining giant move into new territory….

Built to last

Businesses’ lifespans are getting shorter – but 12 habits can help leaders buck the trend and create great,…

Future foundations

Roongrote Rangsiyopash epitomizes the modern leader. It was 1997 when it became clear that the numbers didn’t add…

How to revive your business

Your business is dying – but it can be saved. Renewal demands a collective effort. A few months…

The fifth phase

A new chapter of business transformation is under way. We are entering the AI era. The potential impact…

Five Cs for a better future

We need a new global operating system for a future being shaped by powerful forces. Is humanity heading…