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Creating a One-Company Culture: Internal Strategy for External Success

September 29, 2016 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By Paul Argenti In the last century, large corporations have expanded in size, reach, and complexity. To keep employees aligned strategically, management must dedicate resources to creating a One-Company culture, one in which employee self-interest and corporate self-interest intersect. The most successful companies execute strategy through clear

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The 4 D’s of Successful Business Transformation

September 27, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, TransformationComments (1)

By John Sutherland You cannot build successful transformation in a hurry. The best transformation projects are slow-cooked, not microwaved. In this article, John Sutherland introduces the 4D’s of successful business transformation.   Let me introduce


Leading Enterprise Wide Transformation and the Change Leader’s Job

September 26, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Team Managment, TransformationComments (1)

By Douglas Ready Implementing Enterprise-Wide Transformation has proven to be troubling – well-regarded consultancies’ research can back this up. In this article, Doug Ready discusses the five embedded tensions that cause transformation difficulties and


The Building Blocks of Digital Transformation: Intelligence, Integration and Impact

September 23, 2016 • Big Data & Analytics, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, TransformationComments (0)

By David Dubois Leading an organisation’s digital transformation simultaneously entails driving change within three key pillars of one’s business: intelligence (competitive insights); integration (organisational structure and capabilities); and impact


Disrupting the disruption: 10 Principles for Digital Success

July 20, 2016 • Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, TransformationComments (0)

By Chris Outram These ten principles for success will steer the most digitally ambitious organisations (pure-play or hybrid) safely along on the road to digital success.   In the world of digital business, the line between strategy and tactics is


The Key Levers for Sales Transformation Success

May 24, 2016 • Global Business, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TransformationComments (1)

By Warren Shiver and Michael Perla For a sales organisation to reach its “ideal transformational advantage” it needs to pull the right levers in the sales force and across the entire organisation to drive meaningful and significant improvement. In this


Why Robots May Not Be Taking Your Job – at least, not in the next 10 years

March 25, 2016 • Editors' Pick, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, TECHNOLOGY, TransformationComments (1)

How Organisations Can Embrace Automation By Leslie Willcocks In this article Professor Willcocks discusses the reality of robots, what they mean for ‘human’ jobs and how organisation and workers can tap into the benefits of automation. You might also


The Transformation Imperative Collaborative Leadership is Key For Future Success

March 25, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team Managment, TransformationComments (2)

By John Mattone In this article, John Mattone discusses how progressive leaders in the business world are moving away from a conventional leadership culture and embracing a collaborative approach to heading up their organisations. You might also like: Values,


Change Capability Building

March 17, 2016 • Business Process, Global Business, OPERATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team Managment, TransformationComments (0)

By David Miller and Audra Proctor The volume and complexity of change that organizations are facing continues to increase, and they cannot risk the negative impacts of not executing their business critical changes. Whether focused on cost reduction, process


Change as Strategy

January 20, 2016 • Business Process, Editors' Pick, Global Business, OPERATION, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TransformationComments (0)

By Walter McFarland This article suggests that some traditional approaches to organisational change are obsolete – and recommends a new approach focused on creating new types of organisations optimised for change and changing. These ‘change-focused’