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SAP Hires Controversial Executive Julie Roehm

January 13, 2012
Former Chrysler marketing executive Julie Roehm is the new senior vice president of marketing at business-software company SAP. Roehm, 40, whose last full-time marketing job ended with a stormy legal battle five years ago, is known in the auto industry for her tenure as marketing communications director at Chrysler.
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Twelve Prescriptions—Not Predictions—for 2012

January 10, 2012
To get through all of this, we need to do more with less in terms of how leaders lead, the standards we set, what we must learn, understand and apply, and how we act and communicate to prevent, detect and correct problems while remaining faithful to our values and missions.
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We Are Penn State

November 16, 2011
What's striking about the Penn State catastrophe is that so many leaders appeared to have failed to take responsibility for stopping awful acts happening in their own “workplace” and community.
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Wayward at Safeway

November 9, 2011
The supermarket chain's recent 15 minutes of infamy over stolen sandwiches is a reminder that policies and training have to stress common sense as much as compliance.
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When Crisis Strikes

November 2, 2011
Just imagine you've got a new job. You've been hired following a major business crisis. Your responsibility: Make sure that a similar catastrophe never happens again. The recently selected CEO and her team need your advice and leadership. They will sign on to your plan. That's the deal.
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