As I have said before, stories are an important leadership tool. In the world of management and leadership education, several stories are consistently used for teaching purposes. These stories help learners remember important points and, at times, seem like fables. Often the finer points are left out and the takeaways appear to be more moralistic than scientific. One story that is told over and again is that of the experiments at the Western Electric Company. While the moral that is usually taught through this fable is important, the conclusions that often fall by the wayside are even more interesting. (Click through to read more) Read more >