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Hubris and Sciences

"The speed of communications in contemporary times, combined with the widespread application of social media and easy access to large groups of people, might predispose to both collective and individual...

Written by: Eleftherios P Diamandis, Nick Bouras

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Putin: The New Tsar

Aired recently on BBC 2, Putin: The New Tsar tracks the extraordinary rise of an ex-KGB colonel to Boris Yeltsin's successor. The documentary contains commentary throughout by Professor Ian Robertson, Founding...

Written by: BBC 2

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Power can corrupt leaders. Compassion can save them. (2018)

"...Power impairs our mirror-neurological activity — the neurological function that indicates the ability to understand and associate with others." Hougaard, R., Carter, J. and Chester, L. Harvard Business Review, 15...

Written by: Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, Louise Chester

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Carillion. What a mess.

Board hubris ran high while hedge funds scented blood, shorting the stock. Bailey, D. Professor of Industrial Strategy, Aston Business School Birmingham Post, 18 January 2018 Image: Wikimedia Commons "Carillion's demise...

Written by: Professor David Bailey

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The most important four words a leader can say (2017)

"Vulnerability loops are most powerful in moments of stress..."people either dig in and become defensive, and start justifying, and a lot of tension gets created."" Coyle, D. Daniel Coyle, author...

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