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Nokia head of sales steps down after only a year on Leadership Team

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Colin Giles, Nokia’s executive vice president of sales and a member of the Nokia Leadership Team is stepping down after 20 years with the company. Under Giles leadership, the number of mobile phones sold by Nokia has decreased by 24 percent over the past year. Nokia is not planning on replacing Giles, instead saying it sees the departure as “reducing a layer of sales management.” As part of the restructure, all regional senior VPs will now report to Niklas Savander, executive VP of markets.

Nokia said that the VP will stay with the company until June 30th, 2012 to help aid a smooth transition. Giles joined the company back in 1992 and last February was made one of 14 members of the Nokia Leadership Team, an elite group at the upper…

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How would you decide if an organic leadership style was appropriate for an organization that you led?

Question by fiestababy05: How would you decide if an organic leadership style was appropriate for an organization that you led?
Please be as descriptive as possible and cite your sources, please!

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If you were trying to develop an organic, self-led organization, what organizational characteristics would you try to foster to assure that you succeed?

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Nokia Confirms Microsoft Partnership, New Leadership Team, Organizational Changes

Ahead of its Strategy and Financial Briefing in London, Nokia has shared some details on what it plans to announce at the event. As expected, the company is aligning its strategy with Microsoft.

By now, you’ve probably seen the ‘burning platform’ memo penned by the fresh CEO of the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer, former Microsoft executive Stephen Elop (the existence of the brutally honest memo was first reported by TechCrunch Europe and later published in full by Engadget).



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Menlo College athlete honored for leadership

Menlo College athlete honored for leadership
A student-athlete from Menlo College in Atherton has earned national recognition for his leadership skills.

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Robot fish demonstrates leadership, could lead real aquatic life to safety (video)

It may look like a lobotomized coconut and a stray bit of tin foil, but Maurizio Porfiri’s robot fish is something we don’t see often: an attempt to naturally control wildlife. With an electroactive polymer locomotion system designed to mimic the powerful motions of fish leaders, his fake fish can trick schools of real ones to follow. The idea is to one day steer helpless creatures away from dangerous objects like turbines, but there’s still loads of work to do before then — presently, the robot can only swim in two dimensions, and requires a battery to operate. Porfiri’s team at NYU Poly is already researching ways to harvest energy from the water itself, though, and he expects to have his fish powered by waves before long. Watch an early prototype in action after the break.

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