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Charlene Li: Driving Digital Transformation with Resilient Leaders

The growth in the global digital transformation has never been greater. Even before the COVID-19 crisis erupted, many organisations were struggling to keep pace...

WOBI announces the first 100% online seminar with Tom Peters taking place on June...

This is the first of many digital events to come that will seek to positively impact the business world. WOBI is hosting its first 100%...

How Gino Pozzo Transformed Watford FC Football Club

Having earned an impeccable reputation for taking lackluster lower-division football clubs and leading them into the top flight leagues in each of their home...
TIMEXTENDER

Data-driven Decision Making that Uses Data, Mind and Heart

Interview with Heine Krog Iversen, CEO and Founder of TimeXtender TimeXtender’s mission is to help companies to extract the maximum-possible advantage from their data resources...
Bjoern Braemer

Taming complexity with intelligence: a movement to help businesses along the SAP S/4HANA...

Interview with Mr. Bjoern Braemer, SVP & Global Head of the SAP S/4HANA Movement SAP S/4HANA is the digital core that is enabling organisations around...

Moving from Data and Knowledge to Competitive Advantage

By Mostafa Sayyadi Once the important paradigm of knowledge management was accepted by both the scholars of the academy of management and executives, knowledge cycle...
lucy

Banishing Self-Doubt to Promote Female Success

By Lucy Franklin Women are still less likely to reach the top levels of management – only 9% of the financial and professional services companies...

Going for gold! Five decades of business transformation, Oliver Wight celebrates its 50th Anniversary

2019 is the year Oliver Wight celebrates its 50th Anniversary as a world-leading business transformation specialist. Founded in 1969, as man first set foot...

6 Factors to Consider When Going Through a Bathroom Renovation

How many times do you visit the bathroom each day? The answer might surprise you. From taking care of business to soaking in a hot...

Scaling Agility: The Fuel that Drives the Organisation’s Digital Transformation

Interview with Professor Stijn Viaene In today’s rapidly-changing corporate world, it’s imperative for businesses and organisations to respond and adapt more quickly than ever before....

Knowledge Management: Bridging the Gap between Research and Practise

By Mostafa Sayyadi There are some executives that like to look at academic journals but unfortunately, the crossover literature has not reached them enough. In...

Sense-making and Sense-giving: The Case of Dual Transformation

By Yazeed Alhezzani It is well known that everything in life changes and the only constant thing is change per se. So, in order for...

How Technology is Transforming Education

Technology has long been changing the world and today’s society is shifting to become a Cyber Reality. The good news is that this shift...

Why Workstyle Reform Just Might Work in Japan

By Ginka Toegel Ikigai– in Japanese it means, loosely, “what makes life worth living.”  If reforms by the Shinzō Abe government succeed, it may one day...

A Partnership for Driving the Future of Business Transformation

A glimpse of Oliver Wight EAME's alliance with Ernst & Young LLP   As the supply chain becomes more complex, there is a growing need for...

Take Back Control: Sherilyn Williams Casiano on providing the affluent true control of their wealth

What is the secret to sustain and grow your wealth in the most effective and efficient way? In this interview with Sherilyn Williams Casiano,...

The Right Business Model At The Right Time

By Adam Bock and Gerard George The combination of globalisation, Moore’s law and ubiquitous information have transformed industries into fluid, rapidly-changing landscapes. Today’s competitor is tomorrow’s...

Are We in Good Shape for a Digital Transformation?

By Anand Swaminathan & Jürgen Meffert Innovation cycles run ever faster – with each of us experiencing ever more discontinuity. Anand Swaminathan and Jürgen Meffert,...

Rethinking Strategy for the Digital Age: An Executive Primer

By Stijn Viaene Professor Stijn Viaene sheds light on the essential role of strategy in the digital age. The article further elaborates on what really...

Building a Culture of Continuous Innovation

By Braden Kelley Building a company is not as simple as having the right amount of money. More than having a business plan, creating a...

Must-Have Technology Capabilities for Digital Transformation Mastering the Magnificent 15

By Stephen J. Andriole Digital transformation is about efficiency and competitiveness. It requires a deep understanding of current and emerging business processes and models and...

Future Work: Changes, Choices & Consequences

By Jonathan Trevor Despite enabling widespread automation of routine tasks, mechanical technologies have created many more job opportunities than they have replaced in our Industrial...

What causes managers to change their business model?

By Tina Saebi, Lasse Lien and Nicolai Foss Business models define how companies create, deliver and capture value. But business models are not static –...

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

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...

The 4 D’s of Successful Business Transformation

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...

Leading Enterprise Wide Transformation and the Change Leader’s Job

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 Building Blocks of Digital Transformation: Intelligence, Integration and Impact

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...

Disrupting the disruption: 10 Principles for Digital Success

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...

The Key Levers for Sales Transformation Success

By Warren Shiver and Michael Perla For a sales organisation to reach its “ideal transformational advantage” it needs to pull the right levers in...

Why Robots May Not Be Taking Your Job – at least, not in...

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...

The Transformation Imperative Collaborative Leadership is Key For Future Success

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...

Change Capability Building

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...

Change as Strategy

By Walter McFarland This article suggests that some traditional approaches to organisational change are obsolete – and recommends a new approach focused on creating new...

Impact of Digital on How We Implement Change

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...

A Transformation Manifesto

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...

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

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...

Learn or Die: Every Business Will Be In The Business of Learning

By Edward D. Hess The velocity of business change will increase over the next decade driven by technology advances making the speed and quality of...

The Heart of Change Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations

By John P. Kotter & Dan S. Cohen In The Heart of Change, John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen argue that successful large-scale organizational...

Leading towards Change of Ethics and Caring: Resisting Temptation and Reaping the Benefits

By Riane Eisler, Simon L. Dolan & Mario Raich Businesses stand at a crossroads, and our current systems are not sustainable given the present economic...

The Strategy-to-Execution Process: A Critical Component of Transient Competitive Advantage

By Jack Calhoun It’s not simply having a good idea that separates marketplace winners from losers – it’s possessing the ability to execute. In fact,...

Changes in Work, Changes in Self? Managing our Work and Non-Work Identities in...

By Lakshmi Ramarajan & Erin M. Reid Diverse workplaces are challenging the boundaries between workers’ personal and professional lives, as workers today navigate employer pressures...
leadership and culture

Leadership and Culture: Part 2 – Engaging the Enterprise: Creating a Growth Mindset Tribe

Mindset Tribe By Sean Culey Part 1 of this article (published in The European Business Review, May/June 2012) set out the case for Culture; it’s impact...

Delivering Transformational Change

By David Miller Change is becoming more frequent, radical and complex. Failure rates of change projects are high because organisations fail to implement the change...

Managing Paradox: the discipline of strategic execution

By Andrew Binns and Wendy Smith When a business faces the paradox between transforming for the future and securing its current market position, leading change...

Building Change Capacity in your Organization: Ensuring that you have the talent and bench...

By Charles H. Bishop, Jr. Introduction Business has experienced an evolution from the agricultural age to the Industrial Revolution to the information age. Now, the talent...

The 7 Keys to Unlocking Organisational Greatness

By Sean Culey Sean Culey, member of the European Leadership Team of the Supply Chain Council and CEO of business improvement consultancy SEVEN Collaborative Solutions,...

The Sustainable Organisation – Driving value through organisational change

By Claire Arnold, Co Founder of Maxxim Consulting

 Everyone who has the ambition, drive and competence to want the top job has to be alive...

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