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.

How introspection helps you develop crisis management skills

A former City of London Police counterterrorism chief explains how introspection has helped him find his inner resolve…

Innovation can’t happen unless you trust your team

If you want to foster innovation, you must first trust employees and give them the freedom they need…

The uncertain future of Big Tech’s goodwill investment

Tech giants like Facebook have poured billions into goodwill investments in intangible assets. Can it last?  In my…

Lessons from brain surgery for organizational change

Companies are structured like the human brain, and, like the human brain, they often resist change. People often…

How wine stores exemplify the need for solution-driven innovation

The business model of wine shops is only one example of a wider failure to address consumers’ actual…

How Indian education produces sky-high achievers

India’s competitive universities and cultural emphasis on education are the secret to the country’s rich pool of talent….

England’s academy schools and the secret to high performance

England’s academy schools can offer a number of lessons about fostering high performance.  Every organization faces two perennial conundrums:…

Expert perspectives on China’s One Belt, One Road initiative

China’s One Belt, One Road project could upend traditional trade networks and redefine how businesses think about connectivity…

Wang Jianlin’s advice for Chinese-British business cooperation

Wang Jianlin, investment magnate and president of Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda, shares advice for British companies on dealing with…

What leaders can learn from elite tennis players

Great leaders and top-rated tennis players all have one thing in common: they know how to stop overthinking and, instead,…

Do men and women really lead differently?

Four leadership experts debate whether male and female bosses have different leadership styles attributable to their genders, or whether…

How intelligent leaders sabotage themselves

Super-smart leaders often waste time trying to prove how intelligent they are when they should instead be focusing…