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Building Corporate IQ – Moving the Energy Business from Smart to Genius

Executive Guide to Preventing Costly Crises


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiii
  2. Focus Area I: Stimulate Knowledge Development—Building Experiential IQ

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 21-37
    3. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 39-53
    4. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 55-66
    5. Back Matter
      Pages 67-68
  3. Focus Area II: Apply Knowledge Goal-Oriented—Building Contextual IQ

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-70
    2. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 71-84
    3. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 101-121
    4. Back Matter
      Pages 123-124
  4. Focus Area III: Build the Assets—Building Componential IQ

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-126
    2. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 127-143
    3. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 145-160
    4. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 161-177
    5. Back Matter
      Pages 179-180
  5. Focus Area IV: Communicate Why Your Organization Excels—Building Emotional IQ

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-182
    2. Ruud Weijermars
      Pages 205-218

About this book


Building Corporate IQ - Moving the Energy Business from Smart to Genius gives a clear outline of organizational intelligence and provides a framework for practitioners of good leadership.
The synthesis starts with an overview of the fundamental skills and competencies mastered by leaders and team members in organizations. Building Corporate IQ - Moving the Energy Business from Smart to Genius also includes a corporate IQ test that is designed to help leaders gain insight into how their organization can stay at the competitive frontier.
Illustrated with case studies from the energy sector, Building Corporate IQ - Moving the Energy Business from Smart to Genius explains the guiding principles of organizational learning, with the goal of developing better organizational intelligence. It is intended as an indispensable guide for managers at all levels to help them meet and recognize new challenges in the corporate innovation process.
“For the third millennium, with the increase in depersonalized electronic communication, business leaders, especially in the energy industry, must quickly develop organizational intelligence in their organizations to survive. This book sets out the modus operandi.”
Crispian McCredie, former Managing Director and Publisher, The Petroleum Economist
“MBA graduates and seasoned professionals will find this executive guide a powerful reference during their careers.”
Ken Graham, former Head Global Leadership Development, Shell


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeotechnologyDelft University of TechnologyDelftNetherlands

About the authors

Dr. Ruud Weijermars specializes in independent strategy analysis at Alboran Energy Strategy Consultants and is Principal Investigator for an unconventional gas research program in the Department of Geotechnology at Delft University of Technology. Weijermars is the first Editor-in-Chief of Energy Strategy Reviews, an international journal for improved decision-making on energy solutions.  He also is the Director of Education in the department. He has served a 6-year term as an Associate Professor in structural geology at the Department of Earth Sciences at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the 1990s. He is an alumnus of the Bureau of Economic Geology, UT Texas, and holds BSc and MSc degrees in structural geology and tectonics from the University of Amsterdam, and a PhD in Geodynamics from Uppsala University Sweden.

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