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Think Outside the Building

SYSTEMIC SOCIAL ISSUES cannot be solved by a few people working in isolation. They can be better addressed by breaking out of traditional approaches and collaborating with others. Rosabeth Moss Kanter likens these traditional approaches to castles. In Think Outside the Building, she writes, “Castles are any set of institutional structures that loom large and feel permanent. Castles are monuments to the past and to past thinking, museums of preservation.” Moving outside of these castles is the b...
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David Carey's exit from Hearst catches staff by surprise

David Carey's announcement that he's stepping down after nine years as president of Hearst Magazines came out of the blue for most employees at the Hearst Corp. division, which publishes brands including Cosmopolitan, Elle, Esquire and Car and Driver. Carey said Monday that he will become a Fellow at the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, a yearlong program that helps professionals apply their skills to create social impact, effective next January. He will continue as president through Dece...
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