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Author Archives: Gary D. Burnison

Gary D. Burnison
Gary Burnison is the CEO of Korn Ferry, the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm. A bestselling author, he has written several, including his latest: The Leadership Journey: How to Master the Four Critical Areas of Being a Great Leader (Wiley, 2016).

Employee Rewards that Mean More Than Money and How to Use Them

When engaging and inspiring employees, money is only part of the motivation. Money can’t buy loyalty—it merely “rents” it. Far greater motivation can be found in “other rewards”—especially career development.

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Wall Street’s Leadership Crisis

When Congress and the regulators begin their hunt for villains in the financial crisis, they would be wise to look beyond people. Structural issues, like the 90-day financial reporting and guidance cycle, should receive their share of attention and blame. Requiring quarterly reporting puts CEOs under constant pressure from Wall Street to think, act and invest for the short term.Pressure ...

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