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Elizabeth
Edersheim, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Edersheim

Elizabeth Haas Edersheim has studied, written about, and advised organizations for over 30 years. A former partner with McKinsey & Company, she later founded New York Consulting Partners. She currently works with senior executives as their enterprises’ growth exceeds their capacities, and with clients ranging from fast-moving young firms and the largest global non-profits to Fortune 100 companies. Author of McKinsey’s Marvin Bower and The Definitive Drucker, she holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. When she is not working there is nothing she enjoys more than being in the outdoors, away from organizations.

Photo: Wesley MannPeter F. Drucker, the founding father of management, proclaimed Frances Hesselbein “the best CEO in America.” “She could manage any company in America, even General Motors, and do a great job,” Drucker said.That was in 1990. Frances, then CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA, was nearly unknown to anyone outside a small circle of...Full Article »
As Facebook confronts criticism about its role in mixing real news and fake news, I envisioned a letter to Mark Zuckerberg.Dear Mark,As Facebook addresses the challenges of your role in the post-truth world, I encourage you to reframe the questions your team appears to be asking. How to do that? Try the Master of Management’s 20th century approach...Full Article »
Jay Hennick, founder and chairman of FirstService Corporation and chairman and CEO of Colliers International, was also the founding chairman of Mt. Sinai Health System. He’s received the Canadian award for entrepreneur of the year and has been named CEO of the year by Canadian Business magazine. He’s also received multiple honorary doctorate...Full Article »
Jay Hennick, founder and chairman of FirstService Corporation and chairman and CEO of Colliers International, was also the founding chairman of Mt. Sinai Health System. He’s received the Canadian award for entrepreneur of the year and has been named CEO of the year by Canadian Business magazine. He’s also received multiple honorary doctorate...Full Article »
Editor's Note:In this article we provide a several Drucker excerpts that focuses on one of the most important questions you'll ever ask yourself is: "What do I want to be remembered for?"Just asking yourself this question in a thoughtful and thorough way can provide direction and purpose to life's never-ending challenges....Full Article »
Jim Clifton, the chairman and CEO of Gallup and author of The Coming Jobs War, oversees one of the largest research and polling organizations in the world.In our interview with Clifton, he talks about how to make America grow again.  Part one of the interview identifies start ups and scale ups as the essential ingredient to get GDP growth...Full Article »
Jim Clifton, the chairman and CEO of Gallup, has his finger on the pulse of the world economy and world sentiment. The worldwide organization built on the research of pioneering pollster George Gallup is a leader in public opinion research and advanced analytics.Clifton is passionate on the subject of how jobs are created by innovation and...Full Article »