Topic

Management communication

Executive Summary: Avoiding the 7 Deadly Sins of Analytic Writing

It is not enough to be correct; to be an effective professional, convincing others of your thinking is an essential skill. Darden Professor Marc Lipson details how to communicate clearly and persuasively, avoiding common pitfalls.

Q&A: HOW TO PRACTICE ‘EVERYDAY COURAGE’ IN THE WORKPLACE

Darden Professor Jim Detert studies courage in the workplace — the kind of courage it takes to disagree with your boss, put forth a new plan, confront a negligent co-worker or hold a difficult client to account.

Beyond the Alphabet: The ABCs of Analytic Writing

Effective, persuasive analytical writing is a critical management skill. Here, Darden Professor Marc Lipson details how to write with the reader in mind and present ideas clearly and concisely.

Communicating Through a Crisis: Wells Fargo Circles the Wagons

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, many American banks have dealt with publicity crises and a tarnished public image. Wells Fargo, however, was one banking giant that never required a public bailout and managed to come out of the crisis relatively unscathed, making its self-inflicted phony accounts scandal years later more dramatic.

The ABCS of Mindful Interaction

The more in control of yourself you are, the more likely you are to have constructive conversations. Darden Professor Lili Powell offers three techniques for mindful engagement to keep you self-possessed, whether in routine conversations or high-stakes interactions.

Practicing Presence in Everyday Life

Leaders communicate their expectations and priorities not only through words, but through their presence and actions. In short, a leader’s credibility and reputation can depend a great deal on how — and how much — he or she embodies the message.

Virtual Culture and Leadership: How to Manage Long-Distance Teams

Darden Professor June West discusses The Economist Intelligence Unit’s “Foresight 2020” research report that outlines five key trends in business for the next 15 years.

Strategic Communication to Inform or Persuade

Strategic communication involves four simple elements. So why do we often hear the refrain, “the problem around here is communication?"