How to Use Ram Charan’s Leadership Pipeline Model

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Do you want to work your way up the corporate ladder? How can you use the Leadership Pipeline to make a difference in your organization? Understanding the Leadership Pipeline is the key to running an effective organization. Thankfully, Ram Charan has a clear definition of the Leadership Pipeline. Let’s look at three ways organizations can use Ram Charan’s Leadership Pipeline model to improve.

The 6 Stages of Leadership Development in Business

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What are the stages of leadership development? How does each step in the Leadership Pipeline lead to the CEO? There are six stages to describe the hierarchy of management in the largest organizations. If you work in a smaller organization, you may need to leave out or adapt some stages of the Leadership Pipeline. Let’s look at the specific requirements for each stage of leadership development.

How to Build a Platform Business: 3 Design Fundamentals

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How do you build a platform business? What type of participants are important for platforms? Platform business models are game-changers, and you might be inspired to start your own platform business. Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary cover three design fundamentals to consider as you get started. Below we’ll look at how to build a platform business using the three design fundamentals.

The 2 Types of Business Participants to Attract to Your Company

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What type of participants do you want for your business? How do you attract users? As you design your platform, you must make choices about which participants you want to invite to your platform and what they’ll be allowed to do. Geoffrey G. Parker, Marshall W. Van Alstyne, and Sangeet Paul Choudary primarily focus on two types of participants: users and external developers. Keep reading to learn how to get users and external developers to use your platform.

What Does a Managing Director Do? The 2 Biggest Responsibilities

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What does a managing director do? Who do they report to? Multi-company managers, also known as managing directors, are high-ranking corporate executives who oversee multiple company managers. They report directly to a conglomerate’s CEO, meaning they’re one of the highest-ranking leaders in a company. Discover more about the responsibilities of a managing director.