January 4-8, 2010

Most Overlooked Articles of the Week

Saving Jobs to Stay Ahead: SunGard CEO says minimizing layoffs was costly but will pay offWall Street Journal
See the CEO, Live on the Web: Scottevest’s ScottTV; Scottevest Chief Executive Scott Jordan turns the camera on himself to give the world ScottTV, a 24/7 insight into a CEO’s hectic lifeBusiness Week
Retired CEO finds his calling; Jack Ward, former Russell Corp. CEO focuses on educating inner city kidsAtlanta Journal-Constitution

The Week’s Best Interviews and Remarks by CEOs

Video: Huntsman Chemical founder and CEO Jon Huntsman’s hour-long appearance on The Glenn Beck Show (Part one of 7) (Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7 – Fox News via YouTube
Video: Leadership lessons from Lloyd’s CEO Richard Ward – video press release
Interview: Remember to Share the Stage: Leadership thoughts from former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon M. BethuneNew York Times

Best Recent Articles on Leadership and Management

Book Excerpt: Ron Ashkenas’ Route to Simplicity: Simplification is a core competency of leadership in Simply Effective: How to Cut Through Complexity in Your Organization and Get Things DoneBusiness Week
An Essential Step for Corporate Strategy: Though often missing, a formal operations strategy can guide the crucial decisions that build competitive advantage. – Strategy+Business
Northwest Flight 253’s lessons for leadersHarvard Business Review