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Impact of Digital on How We Implement Change

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Internet of Things, Social Media, Strategic Spotlight, TransformationComments (0)

By Audra Proctor No one doubts the effectiveness of face-to-face workshops for organisational change implementation. But the practicality of things, such as, availability, time, expense and choice of venue, to name a few, makes running training workshops a challenge for many organisations. In this article Audra Proctor of Changefirst unveils how advancement

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Sharing Business Ownership to Execute Your Strategy

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Global Business, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Felix Barber and Michael Goold Co-owners sharing business rewards do not need to take on the same mix of responsibilities; instead, to create more value, all can focus just on those responsibilities they are best able to discharge. In this article, Felix

What Companies Must Do Now That Better Is Also Cheaper

November 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Finance & Economics, Delivering Innovation - Accenture Research, Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, Strategic SpotlightComments (1)

By Paul F. Nunes and Larry Downes Industry-disrupting products used to enter the market as inferior but more affordable versions of existing offerings, giving incumbents time to respond. Today’s disruptors are not just cheaper – they’re better. And not

A Transformation Manifesto

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Editors' Pick, Strategic Spotlight, TransformationComments (0)

By Richard Lynch and Jack Calhoun Transformation is not about external forces, they are inevitable. It’s not about reorganisations, they don’t work. There are more profound issues with the very nature of business models and design of work. Misaligned

Strategising to Win On the Global Playing Field: Making Real Strategic Choices in People Operations

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, People Management, Editors' Pick, Strategic Spotlight, TransformationComments (0)

By Bart Tkaczyk Attract the best people. Own shares either in good ships, or in none at all. Make your ship attractive, then good people will join it and it will be well manned.– from The Vikings’ Guide to Good Business: On How to Do Business Overseas and

Senior Team Development for the Unwilling

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editors' Pick, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership Development, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland Traditional team work over-emphasises the whole team approach far more than is needed for most practical purposes. In this article, John Sutherland discusses developing effective team work for senior teams.   You might also like:

Growth Principles from a Decade of Billion-Dollar ‘Startups’

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Global Business, Finance & Economics, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Josemaria Siota and Luiz Zorzella How did LinkedIn achieved a 35% revenue growth in 20151, after suffering media earthquakes in the previous months? Some of the principles they followed: maximise the learning speed, minimise the testing cost, combine

Talent Management 2.0: Transformation Powered By People

July 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, People Management, Business Process, Editors' Pick, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By Amber Román and Richard Lynch In “Moving Beyond the Anecdotal: What Will It Take To Create Your Digital 2.0 Business Model,” we discussed our belief that everything begins and ends with people. Your organisation should focus on things you can control.

The 4 P’s: Saving 25% of Meeting Time

July 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, OPERATION, Business Process, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Strategic SpotlightComments (1)

By John Sutherland Ineffective meetings are the bugbear of many organisations. In this article, John Sutherland, Director of Strategic resource introduces and discusses the 4 P’s model. He advises that setting out the 4 P’s – Person, Purpose,

Your Seventh Sense: Beyond Mindfulness

July 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Leadership Development, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By William Duggan In this article, Willian Duggan explores the practice of Free Your Mind, a way to turn stress into strategy and to turn negative thoughts into strategic thinking. This article shows how to cultivate rational thoughts and positive energy by