• About the Author: Joseph E. McCann, Ph.D.

    Joseph McCann is a Distinguished Principal Research Fellow at The Conference Board and an internationally acknowledged scholar, consultant, and author of many books and articles on leadership developm…

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17 Dec. 2012 | Comments (0)
The Difference between Agility and Resiliency, and Why These Concepts Are Important in Mastering Turbulence
I’ve spent over a decade exploring resiliency as an integral counterpoint for another concept – agility. They are highly correlated concepts and both essential for adapting to turbulence. Amazingly, they have rarely been considered together.

23 Oct. 2012 | Comments (0)
Embracing Uncertainty: Sustaining Performance in an Uncertain Age
John Kenneth Galbraith’s book, “The Age of Uncertainty,” needs to be revisited. Corporate leaders are explaining away trillions of dollars of capital on their balance sheets as the result of “too much uncertainty.” This situation is paralyzing their capital investment decision-making processes.