Bob Garratt’s ‘The fish rots from the head’, justly ties organizational performance to the board’s, but the c-suite equally counts for corporate sustainability performance


‘The fish rots from the head’ is a phrase widely used to depict organisational failure as the failure of top echelon leadership. While its origin has been a subject of dispute, there is no controversy about its essence. Hence, it forms the basis for the title of Bob Garratt’s bestselling book: The Fish Rots from … Continue reading Bob Garratt’s ‘The fish rots from the head’, justly ties organizational performance to the board’s, but the c-suite equally counts for corporate sustainability performance

Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people — Watts Up With That?


Foreword: It seems nearly everyone wants to advance sustainability principles. The problem is, no one really knows what they are. Real sustainability means responsible conservation and stewardship of natural resources. The public relations variety is mostly image-enhancing fluff. Politicized sustainability – the version that’s all the rage on college campuses and among government regulators – […] … Continue reading Politicized sustainability threatens planet and people — Watts Up With That?

Why I Chose to Work With C-suite Executives


My conviction to do doctoral research work with C-suite executives, especially in Nigeria, on  advancement of corporate sustainability performance (CSP) is getting firmer with each passing day. The more I reflect on the breadth and depth of problems plaguing humanity, for which business must take the lead in tackling, the clearer I see several reasons … Continue reading Why I Chose to Work With C-suite Executives