There are 46 videos in the "High Tech" collection

Bill Campbell, Chairman, Intuit Synopsis:CEO contends with a manager whose loyalty wavers.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Brian NeSmith, CEO, Blue Coat Synopsis:CEO squares off with an employee who has critical skills but cannot work with others.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Brian NeSmith, CEO, Blue Coat Synopsis:CEO questions an under-performing manager who blames sleeplessness caused by a young child at home.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
Brian NeSmith, CEO, Blue Coat Synopsis:CEO faces manager whose current performance is hindered by survivor guilt from past rounds of layoffs.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Danny Shader, CEO, Good Technology Synopsis:To slash costs, a CEO tells his workforce he is cutting salaries across the board.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Elie Antoun, CEO, Synopsis:Founder tests new CEO's authority by trying to fire critical employee without just cause.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Elie Antoun, CEO, Synopsis:CEO is challenged by company founders who question his authority.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Nabeel Gareeb, CEO, MEMC Synopsis:New CEO considers a radical management overhaul in response to financial and operational disarray.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementOperationsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Brian Lillie, VP, VeriSign Synopsis:Facing tight deadlines and a difficult project, a manager must challenge an overbearing boss who is hampering progress.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Difficult Conversations
Brian Lillie, VP, VeriSign Synopsis:VP inherits an unqualified team for a strategically important project.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman Resources
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Taking Charge
Shawn Wang, CFO, Baidu Synopsis:CFO of publicly-traded Chinese firm must contend with an employee who is taking bribes, a common practice in China.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Finance/Accounting
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO must gain the trust of the people in his company and the business community.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman ResourcesWork/Life Balance
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO discusses how to mentor enthusiastic young people whose lack of experience can easily damage a company.
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Subject Area: Human ResourcesCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Developing Leaders
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO of Indian software giant attempts to persuade workers to embrace universal values.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesGlobalization
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:To preserve the values of the company, the CEO must confront people who have different personal morals.
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Subject Area: EthicsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
N.R. Narayana Murthy, CEO, Infosys Synopsis:CEO balks when an Indian government official demands a bribe or a higher price for land he wishes to buy.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEthicsConflict
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Michael Osofsky, CIO and Co-Founder, Silicon Valley Start-Up Synopsis:Co-founder of software start-up agonizes over whether and how to tell his colleagues that he's gay.
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Subject Area: EthicsWork/Life BalanceConflict
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Exploring the multiple layers of complexity in the HP-Compaq merger.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementMergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive must implement the HP-Compaq merger while controlling the flow of information.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementEthicsMergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive discusses key considerations and processes used to pull off the HP-compaq merger.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementDecision-MakingMergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Webb McKinney, EVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Executive charged with carrying out the HP-Compaq merger confronts the task of laying off ten percent of the employees.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman Resources
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Geetha Rao, CEO, Silicon Valley Start-up Synopsis:Executive must determine how she can participate in an important meeting while caring for a newborn baby.
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Subject Area: Work/Life BalanceCareer Development
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Executive commands a team of people from vastly different cultures following a merger.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementHuman ResourcesGlobalization
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Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Diversity
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Executive must bring together two international companies with different internal processes and cultures.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementMergers & AcquisitionsGlobalization
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Manager must digest the impact of a merger on herself before turning to the task of helping others accept it.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role:
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Janet Ang, VP, Global Desktop Business Unit, Lenovo Synopsis:Veteran manager must help her employees face reality of life under a new owner.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman ResourcesGlobalization
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Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Pradeep Jotwani, SVP, Supplies, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Manager must keep operating standards high despite anxiety and uncertainty during a merger.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementOperations
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Operations/Supply Chain
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Mergers and Acquisitions
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Petite manager must assert herself against domineering rival during a merger.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsMergers & AcquisitionsConflict
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Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Merger manager learns that she is negotiating over choices that her superiors have already secretly made.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsMergers & AcquisitionsConflict
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Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Manager must decide when to fight, or give in, during merger implementation talks.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementMergers & AcquisitionsConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Leslye Louie, SVP, Hewlett Packard Synopsis:Manager must keep her team focused during grueling six-month merger integration process.
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Subject Area: Mergers & AcquisitionsHuman ResourcesConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Hank Vigil, SVP, Strategy & Partnership, Microsoft Synopsis:Executive must overcome his firm's adverse reputation to resolve anti-trust disputes.
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Subject Area: Power and Politics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Leading Change
Hank Vigil, SVP, Strategy & Partnership, Microsoft Synopsis:Executive engages a loose affiliation of colleagues to make deals with corporate partners.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Charles Carmel, VP, Corporate Development, Cisco Systems Synopsis:Carmel devotes six months to building a case for a major acquisition at Cisco, but the deal is ultimately nixed.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsMergers & Acquisitions
Leadership Role:
Business Function: Strategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Charles Carmel, VP, Corporate Development, Cisco Systems Synopsis:A young business analyst is chosen to manage a group of peers that he formerly competed with.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsMergers & AcquisitionsHuman ResourcesConflictCareer Development
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementHuman Resources
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Roy Gilbert, Director, User Operations & Policy, Google Synopsis:The general manager of a division in India must overcome challenges when he transitions back to the United States.
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Subject Area: Globalization
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Roy Gilbert, Director, User Operations & Policy, Google Synopsis:The general manager of a fast-growing division confronts the limits of a hands-on style.
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Subject Area: OperationsDecision-MakingGlobalization
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Mike Folgner, former General Manager, Video, Yahoo Synopsis:After Yahoo acquires his early-stage startup, an entrepreneur must manage a team resistant to change.
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Subject Area: OperationsInnovationConflict
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Dave Lyons, Former Director of Engineering, Tesla Motors Synopsis:An engineering manager feels he needs to choose between a high-stakes project deadline and good peer relationships.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsInnovationConflict
Leadership Role:
Business Function: R&D/Product Development
Industry: Products & RetailHigh Tech
Leadership topic: Becoming a Leader
Marten Mickos, former CEO, MySQL Synopsis:A giant rival’s surprise move tests the mettle of a small company’s executive team.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovation
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General Management
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Motivating Teams
Roy Vella, Former Director, Merchant Services, PayPal Synopsis:To sell his vision for a new business venture, a manager must convince two disparate companies to collaborate.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsEntrepreneurshipInnovation
Leadership Role: Middle Manager
Business Function: General ManagementR&D/Product DevelopmentStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Storytelling
Michael Marks, Former Chairman & CEO, Flextronics Synopsis:A CEO's decision will cost him either $100 million or a major customer.
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Subject Area: Power and PoliticsDecision-MakingEthics
Leadership Role: Board Level
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Making Ethical Decisions
Solomon Trujillo, CEO, Telstra Synopsis:American, Latino CEO must overcome cultural bias and political opposition while leading a traditional, government-owned company to be a profitable, privately held company in Australia
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and PoliticsInnovationGlobalization
Leadership Role: Board LevelExecutive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Vision, Values, and Culture
Jason Rosenthal, CEO, Lytro Synopsis:The CEO struggles with how to align his resources to optimize the market and evolving technology.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementDecision-MakingInnovation
Leadership Role: Executive (C-Level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Innovation
Rob Siegel, General Manager, Video Software and Solutions, GE Security Synopsis:Given the changing landscape of technology, the marketing data showed a need for product evolution in spite of the large company’s resistance to change its processes for a new product development.
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Subject Area: Decision-MakingInnovation
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General ManagementR&D/Product Development
Industry: Products & RetailHigh Tech
Leadership topic: Innovation
Miriam Rivera, Vice President/Deputy General Counsel, Google Synopsis:A lawyer must advocate for herself when she is being excluded from the team about to handle a pivotal case for the company.
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Subject Area: Strategic ManagementPower and Politics
Leadership Role: Senior Manager (VP-level)
Business Function: General ManagementStrategy
Industry: High Tech
Leadership topic: Managing Boss and Expectations