Is a noisy surprise a smart leadership strategy?

11/29/2012 |

Debbie Brown writes that she received a mixed reaction from colleagues and surprised herself when she slammed a table during a meeting to get their attention to move the conversation forward. Her peers' reactions might have been influenced by cultural factors; her colleagues from the West viewed it as a positive action, but one from the East disagreed. "I wondered if it were a man hitting the table whether the feedback would have been the same," Brown writes.

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