Filene Fellow Sekou Bermiss draws lessons from the Mann Gulch Disaster to help credit union leaders respond to uncertain times and the changing nature of work.
Leadership and Management Research
Talent / Jan 07 2021
Drop Your Tools! Shifting Battle Tactics in Times of Uncertainty
Business Strategy / Dec 18 2018
Preparing for a More Turbulent Future: How Credit Unions Can Remain Vigilant and Adaptive
The financial industry has long faced change: in technology, consumer preferences, regulation, and new business models. To thrive, credit union...
Operations / Jun 15 2020
Friction: A Manifesto
Workplace inefficiency, miscommunication and disengagement are often the result of organizational friction, and friction is the result of perverse incentives...
Business Strategy / Jun 04 2018
The Practitioners of Open-Book Management
The final in a trio of reports, The Practitioners of Open-Book Management delivers insights gathered from a series of focus...
Apr 11 2014
Women in Leadership: Obstacles and Opportunities
Despite the growing presence of women in leadership roles at financial institutions across the United States and around the world...
Dec 09 2014
Women in Leadership Colloquium
Globally in financial services, women comprise 25% of middle managers, 19% of senior leaders, 14% of board members, and 2%...
Business Strategy / Feb 24 2015
Five Challenges: Enhancing Women’s Leadership in Credit Unions
Questions remain about the differential representation of men and women in leadership roles in credit unions. Unlike their male counterparts...
Operations / Aug 30 2016
Leadership Coaching Opportunities for Credit Unions
Without effective and timely leadership, credit unions will struggle to generate the business results they seek. Credit union executives and...
Jan 16 2014
Strategic Thinking and Credit Union Leaders: What It Takes to Lead
Economic uncertainty, expansion of regulatory oversight, and changes in consumer tastes and preferences are just some of the ongoing challenges...