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Dr. Solange Charas Espousing that team transparency is “motherhood and apple pie” is fine, however it is important to understand how high-TQ and transparent teams generate positive economic outcomes.  The underlying economic theory is Information Asymmetry Theory (IAT) brought to the public eye by Nobel prize-winning Professor Joseph Stiglitz.  IAT states that when one party […]

Dr. Solange Charos A famous Japanese researcher discovered the process of knowledge creation and proved that the ability of organizations to create new knowledge disseminate it throughout the organization and embody it in product, services and systems is a company’s real competitive advantage.  He claimed that companies that only focus on better costs of capital, […]

Dr. Solange Charas Traditionally, we believe that a focus on the finish line is what drives success, but new research has found that when you care about others and focus on getting along with co-workers, subordinates, bosses and your clients/customers, greater success is realized.  “Getting along” cultures rewards traits that describe transparent organizations – they […]

Dr. Solange Charas What do your teams look like at work?  If you don’t have diversity on your teams, you’re missing the boat.  Research has shown that racial diversity team members have a heightened sensitivity to integrating the needs of multiple constituents, making teams more “human.”  And, you better put at least one woman on […]

by Professor Bill Leamon Note from Tim: Our Foundation’s Managing Director, Bill Leamon, wrote an update for our board recently about a young man he is mentoring named Chris, and I asked him to share his story for our June update. Peace.  As a young boy living in inner-city Cleveland, Chris loved learning. He says there […]

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