Duke CE professor, chair of the Dialogue journal, and author of Inside the Mind of the Leader (FT Prentice Hall, 2011) and The Strategy of Execution (with Simon Carter, McGraw Hill 2013). Mellon’s current work focuses on the role of women in organizations.
Liz Mellon’s Articles on the Thinkers50 Blog
- Welcome to the Corporate Village
A village of 150 is perfectly formed. How does this work at the top-most echelons of today’s corporations?
- The Corporate Elders
Wise and experienced leaders at the top of the organization provide a support and a challenge for any CEO. Liz Mellon explains the elders phenomenon.
- Taking Charge of Consultants
The consulting market in Europe alone is worth $32 billion and 12% of that goes on strategy consulting – an annual spend of $4 billion. Liz Mellon examines the role of consultants in really achieving change.
- Whose Problem Is It Anyway?
Traditionally, business problems have often been blamed on lethargic workers or officious middle managers. But, what if the problem lies higher up the corporate hierarchy?
- Hugging Your Way to Change
Change is emotional, says Liz Mellon. A metaphorical hug beats heavy-handed logic any day.