Brad Hall

Hall was formerly Senior Vice President of Talent at ABN AMRO Bank in Amsterdam and IBM Asia-Pacific's executive in charge of executive leadership and organization effectiveness. During his tenure, IBM was twice ranked No. 1 in the world in Hewitt/Chief Executive magazine's "Top Company for Leaders." He is the author of The New Human Capital Strategy and has been an instructor in Duke Corporate Education's teaching network. Hall completed his Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology at Tulane University, with a dissertation on people management practices of Japanese corporations. He current resides in Shenzhen, China.

Recent Articles By The Author

Today's Leadership Development Approach Does Not Work

Today's Leadership Development Approach Does Not Work

Companies need leaders but are failing at developing them. How can companies cultivate leadership in the ranks?

Exceptional Employees, More Successful Companies

Exceptional Employees, More Successful Companies

Companies that draw the best people outperform competitors and the S&P 500.

Google's Project Oxygen Pumps Fresh Air Into Management

Google's Project Oxygen Pumps Fresh Air Into Management

It's time to make leadership simple again.

Selling Disruptive Change: Expect Resistance

Selling Disruptive Change: Expect Resistance

Why are big changes so difficult?

Why the U.S. Government Can't Manage: Opinion

Why the U.S. Government Can't Manage: Opinion

Government mismanagement is nothing new. Name a government-controlled organization that can legitimately compete with private sector competitors?

If You Must Judge, Make Good Judgments

If You Must Judge, Make Good Judgments

Here is how corporate leaders can make better hiring and promotion decisions.

A Simple Way to Dramatically Improve Your Leadership

A Simple Way to Dramatically Improve Your Leadership

The Secret to Great Leadership: Just Show Up

Apple Has Fallen and It Can't Get Up

Apple Has Fallen and It Can't Get Up

Apple can introduce policies and practices but changing ingrained behavior is difficult without dramatic management changes.

Headwinds Threaten China's Continued Growth

Headwinds Threaten China's Continued Growth

China has been the world's greatest business story but it is now facing significant challenges.

What Is Your Main Thing?

What Is Your Main Thing?

Focus your time in one or two "must-win" areas.