The Common Glue

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This book presents new evidence on what really drives the competitive performance of organizations in todays multicultural milieu. This new evidence suggests that only when an organization develops a strong Common Glue that blends its male and female characteristics harmoniously at the leadership levels, does it become capable of transcending cultural, geographic and functional boundaries and of achieving sustainable and superior competitive performance. Grounded in hard data and empirical evidence established through a 5-year research project spanning scores of organizations and company executives world-wide, these breakthrough findings have far-reaching implications for any institution or individual person interested in harnessing differences to unleash the competitive performance of organizations.

This book presents new evidence on what really drives the competitive performance of organizations in today's multicultural milieu. This new evidence suggests that only when an organization develops a strong "Common Glue" that blends its male and female characteristics harmoniously at the leadership levels, does it become capable of transcending cultural, geographic and functional boundaries and of achieving sustainable and superior competitive performance. Grounded in hard data and empirical evidence established through a 5-year research project spanning scores of organizations and company executives world-wide, these breakthrough findings have far-reaching implications for any institution or individual person interested in harnessing differences to unleash the competitive performance of organizations

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Table of Contents

1 The archetype of the harmonic fusion 1
2 Male and female theories of organizational performance 45
3 The common glue that blends organizations together 95
4 Measuring the blending power of organizations 135
5 Testing the link between blending power and performance 167
6 Getting ready for the journey 207
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