FLIGBY at KIMEP Business School – Interview

Interview with Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Leadership, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary  Conducted by Dr. Alma Alpeissova, Interim Director, Executive Education Centre, KIMEP Alma Alpaissova: Good morning, Dr. Zoltan Buzady, welcome as our visiting professor. My first question is: what was the main purpose of your visit this time to KIMEP?  Zoltan Buzady: I…

The Theory of “Flow” And Its Relevance for Organizations – 1st part from the working paper

Since the publication of ‘Missing Link Discovered,’ Zoltan Buzady (Ph.D., Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary) and Paul Marer (Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Hungary) have continued researching the implications of the theory of Flow for effective leadership, elaborating on and expanding the book’s first two chapters. This Working Paper is a progress report on that continuing research; the first of two…

Changing consumers, changing employees – How can FLIGBY help to balance out Hyperindividualism?

Changing consumers, changing employees – In how far is FLIGBY a good answer to the latest social trends? I met the FLIGBY method to support leaders and organizations during my Ph.D. studies at the Corvinus University of Budapest. My Ph.D. research is about new phenomena in consumer behavior generated by digitalization and technological development. The…

Earth Day, Fashion Week and Flow

Yes, you might wonder how on earth might these fuzzy concept-catchwords be connected, and why on Earth Day? A McKinsey Blog about the top fashion trends highlights the following directions such as creating an inclusive culture, establish new social media platforms for classic brands, focus on sustainability to reduce resource usages such as energy, pollutants,…

Leaders of People – A Poem by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The leaders of people have one of four names: Procustes, Napoleon, Sam, or Solon. Procustes believes, and his people must live behind the bars of his faith. Napoleon gambles — and win or lose – his people pay. Uncle Sam sits in a manor that resembles a store, And counts pennies, hoping for more and…

Flow-promoting Leadership and FLIGBY Values

Flow-promoting Leadership and Csikszentmihalyi’s idea about “Good Business” While most people enjoy working when it provides Flow, too few jobs are designed to make Flow possible. This is where management can make a real difference. For a manager or leader who truly cares about the bottom line in the broadest sense of that term, the first priority…

How to be a Good Leader

Obviously the two things that you need to know: who are your customers and what they need, and then who are your workers and what are their strengths. And that’s true whether you are the leader of a school. As the principal, you have to know what the students need, what children of that age…