Carolyn Dean

Leadership team dysfunction

Executive Team Dysfunction – Clashing Personalities or Something Else?

Hewsons’ Consultant: ‘How’s the executive team performing?”, HR Manager: “There’s real issues between some members that everyone is aware of, but no- one is talking about or dealing with. The individuals talk to me and I’ve tried to support them getting resolution but I’m struggling”. What scenario does the HR manager’s response to the question …

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what is accountability in business

Accountability – the issue of our time

My business partner Joe has written a number of posts over the past six months on this topic and today’s hearings from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse prompts me to add to the conversation. Accountability: the state of being accountable, liable, or answerable. Accountable: subject to the obligation to report, …

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Is your team’s future being determined by the past?

I am coming into a new team this week, always a fascinating time.  Speaking with each member of a team is a challenging process for me – trying to understand the business they are in, its drivers and its constraints, and the individuals themselves.    Each business, team and individual is unique, however with teams …

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Is your leadership team a team of leaders or a group of managers?

This sounds like a dumb question but when I look back on the number of executive and leadership teams we’ve worked with in organisations it’s clear to me that in many instances the members of those teams were technically competent, and nice people, but not great leaders. That begs a couple of questions, the first …

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