Agile Org

5 Ways to Build an Agile Organization

An agile business model aims at satisfying customer wants through the continuous delivery of valuable goods and services. It's a customer-centric organization that transforms...
Leaders’ Behaviours and Organisational Cultures

Leaders’ Behaviours and Organisational Cultures Needed for Success in a Post Covid Hybrid Workplace

By Vlatka Ariaana Hlupic The global pandemic has changed all aspects of our lives including the way that we are now working. As organisations are...
Diversity

Why Resurfacing the Forgotten Dimension of Diversity is a Business-Critical Priority

By Jon Chan, Gráinne Bryan and Nina Mohadjer, FTI Technology  A recent Harvard Business Review article claimed that the most often forgotten dimension of diversity is social class. While more...
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Five Post-Pandemic Questions For Employers

While it has been around a year and a half since Covid-19 first began to disrupt daily life, many of us still remain confused...
Business amidst COVID-19

How have business priorities changed pre- and post-Covid?

By Francois Lacas, Deputy COO at Yooz The global pandemic has dramatically refocused business priorities for businesses across the UK. In a life before Covid, businesses...

Customer Obsession Is Today’s Transformation Imperative

By Shirley Macbeth, Chief Marketing Officer, Forrester Who drives transformation in your business? After years of fighting for a seat at the boardroom table, the...

Building Businesses in a Pandemic, the Smart Way

Modern technology is dazzling, powerful, and has countless applications, but can it be used to help HR teams make hiring decisions, which traditionally involve...
agile

Five Critical Aspects of a Successful Transformation from Matrix to Agile

By Yves Doz and Maria Guadalupe Created in the 2000s by software developers, the Agile way of working is fast becoming the defining approach across...

Quantum Leadership for Recovery

By Vlatka Hlupic Even before the advent of the global pandemic necessitated a rethink of leadership models, the world of work managed by the old...

5 Tips to Manage your Hospitality Business post-COVID

The time has come – this is the moment that the entire hospitality industry has been waiting for. As the world relieves itself from...
A-Z Guide to Corporate Culture for Leaders

The A-Z Guide to Corporate Culture for Leaders

The phrase corporate culture has become a trend in the business world. Company culture is an essential factor for hiring and retaining top talent...

How Duty of Care Became Top Priority for Businesses

CEO of risk intelligence company Riskline, Kennet Nordlien, shares his first-hand experience of responding to businesses’ needs during the pandemic Duty of care is now...
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Client Advisory: How To Cultivate The Ultimate Consultant For Real-World Strategies That Work

By Leon Gauhman Leon Gauhman, chief strategy officer at digital product consultancy Elsewhen, explains how clients can sidestep endemic problems in the consultancy sector, vetting...
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From Surviving to Thriving: Business after Coronavirus

At the beginning of 2020, many people found it difficult to adapt to some of the changes due to the pandemic. Everyone can tell...

How to Encourage Innovation in Your Business

Innovation is more than a business buzzword that is currently in vogue; it is a hugely valuable concept that has actually been around for...
productivity

4 Tips for Successful Adoption of New Technology

What good is an investment in the latest technologies if no one within the organization uses it? This is all too common in practice...
Values in Organisations

Internalising Values in Organisations

By William S. Harvey, Sharina Osman and Marwa E.A. Tourky We read a lot about the importance of organisations being led by their values, but...
corporate foresight

Building a future-proof company – Four cornerstones of transformative corporate foresight

By Nando Malmelin, Matti Pihlajamaa and Pauli Komonen The article provides a new framework to manage and develop corporate foresight, guiding strategic thinking and business...
Gina Lodge

Soft Skills: Key To Leadership In A Changed World

Interview with Gina Lodge, CEO of The Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC) Nobody knows for certain what the post-COVID business world will look like...
Crisis communication

Seven Lessons From Crisis Communications During the Pandemic

By Adnan Bashir If you happen to be a marketing or communications practitioner, chances are that the first half of 2020 was a whirlwind time...
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Time for change: Why the consulting sector needs a new commercial ethos

By Leon Gauhman Leon Gauhman, chief strategy officer at Elsewhen, explores how big consulting can revive its damaged reputation in the wake of bungled Covid-19...
modern office

Getting back to the office, what are the next steps?

It’s been almost a year since office spaces were left deserted and replaced with the majority of the UK working from home. With the benefits...
synergy or conflict

Synergy or Conflict? Lessons for managers on how to successfully adopt AI to augment...

By Jakob Stollberger and David De Cremer Artificial intelligence undeniably offers the potential to improve decision-making, at least in certain contexts. In this article, AI experts Jakob Stollberger...

Managing By Traction (MbT) Reinventing Management in the Cyber-Age

By Mario Raich, Tomasz Krzemiński, Claudio Cisullo, Simon L. Dolan and Bonnie A. Richley Abstract “We are at a critical turning point in human history!  We...

4 Ways COVID Will Change Business Forever

By Samantha Rupp The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of our daily lives. From how and where we work to the ways...
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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...

Strategic Change in Banking from Pre- to Post-Crisis: Evidence from Europe, North...

By Boris Liedtke and David Young   Introduction Economic and financial crises often lead to profound changes in the way businesses, and especially financial institutions, are managed....

The Cyber-Organisation and the New World of Work: Advocating a twin governance...

By Mario Raich, Simon L. Dolan, Dave Ulrich and Claudio Cisullo This paper explores the concept of the cyber-organisation and, in particular, the so-called cyber-enterprise...
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...
Gina Lodge

The Coach Route to Transformation: Helping Individuals and Organisations to Arrive at their Full...

Interview with Ms Gina Lodge CEO of The Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC) Businesses across all industries have discovered that executive coaching is one of...

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...

TRIP Framework: Re-Thinking Organisational Competitiveness in Digital Spheres

By Mike Cooray and Rikke Duus Across industries, organisations are in search of new ways to enhance their competitiveness in the midst of digital disruption...

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...
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A Revolution at the Organisation’s Core: Millennials

By Guido Stein and Miguel Martín How do organisations strategise to create a sound and functional workforce? In this article, the authors present how...

How To Design an Ambidextrous Organisation

By Jonathan Trevor and Peter Williamson How can leaders today design and manage their organisation to make it deliver both efficiency and flexibility?  The authors...

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...

How can Organisations Manage their Reputations in Response to Threats?

By William S. Harvey, Jonathan V. Beaverstock, and Hongqin Li In the face of danger, every individual is designed to react almost subconsciously and...

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...

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