The success of a business relies not on the work of an individual, but the efforts of an entire team. A key component for any successful team leader is the ability to delegate. By dividing up work-related tasks between team members, goals are achieved more efficiently. Read more »
A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted changes in how corporations are allowing employees to provide each other with performance feedback. Dubbed as the “new tools for airing gripes” these tools allow more direct or in some case more immediate routes to deliver both criticism and praise both up, down and vertically along reporting lines. Read more »
There’s a reason they’re called chief executive officers. These men and women are the leaders of a company, the mighty general whose decisions go a long way toward determining an organization’s long-term success or defeat. Read more »
Michael Porter, an economic researcher, examined the competitive behaviors that comprise successful businesses. In the early 1980s, he set out to uncover the ways companies maintain long-term advantages over their competitors. Read more »
Changing the behavior of dysfunctional teams is no easy task for leaders, which is why improving team performance is one of the things they focus on the most, according to Forbes.
As part of One Summer Chicago 2015, Capsim teamed up with DePaul University, the Chicago Housing Authority, and BMO Harris Bank to help teach soon to be high school seniors about financial literacy and leadership. Read more »
Most people have had at least one experience with a co-worker or even a friend that never seems accountable for his or her actions. Accountability is not something that we typically teach in a traditional sense (although accountability 101 class isn’t such a bad idea), it’s definitely an attribute that’s needed in business.
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A whole host of factors can lead to dysfunctional teams. Many managers and instructors grow frustrated trying to pinpoint these factors which can vary from team to team. Read more »
As part of Notre Dame’s six-week course that focuses on entrepreneurship and leadership, these YALI Fellows use Capsim’s Capstone simulation to hone their business acumen. When they visited the Capsim offices on July 24th, their enthusiasm was infectious. Read more »