Sustainability stage 5

The Sustainable Company – Stage 5

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

In a previous post, we looked at the work done by Ram Nidumolu and M.R. Rangaswami in which they stated that there is no alternative to sustainable development. And they identified the five stage process on the road to sustainability. This post discusses Stage 5 of 5. In this stage, the company is creating next practice platforms. Next practice platforms …

The Sustainable Company – Stage 3.

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

In a previous post, we looked at the work done by Ram Nidumolu and M.R. Rangaswami in which they stated that there is no alternative to sustainable development. And they identified the five stage process on the road to sustainability. This post discusses Stage 3. In this stage, the company has moved to designing sustainable products and services. The central …

The Sustainable Company – Stage 2

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

In a previous post, we looked at the work done by Ram Nidumolu and M.R. Rangaswami in which they stated that there is no alternative to sustainable development. And they identified the five stage process on the road to sustainability. This post discusses Stage 2. In this stage, the company has moved toward making value chains sustainable. The central challenge …

The Sustainable Company – Stage 1

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

In a previous post, we looked at the work done by Ram Nidumolu and M.R. Rangaswami in which they stated that there is no alternative to sustainable development. And they identified the five stage process on the road to sustainability. This post discusses Stage 1. Stage 1 is labeled as “viewing compliance as opportunity” rather than as a burden. According …

E2 Using the Power of Ethics and Etiquette in American Business

Book Review: E2, Using the Power of Ethics and Etiquette in American Business by Phyllis Davis

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

In her book, Ms Davis gives us a newsflash – “Good Manners are Good for Business.” But that isn’t news to me. Whether in my corporate governance work, sales manager work, or in running my own business I’ve long since discovered that upholding moral values, using good manners, and being fully transparent in my actions has paid off in the …

Final Accounting

Book Review: Final Accounting by Barbara Ley Toffler

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

More on the corporate ethics scandals! There is much to be learned about the slippery slope of situational ethics in this book. What is compelling is that Ms. Toffler tells all, including her own shortcomings, after her realization that she had started the slide down that slope! Ms. Toffler writes in a straightforward, no holds barred, manner that keeps one’s …