To learn how companies are responding to this mandate, PwC conducted a major global study in 44 countries. The goal was to understand how leaders view…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on December 6, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments
Formulating a Capabilities-Driven Strategy (CDR) is easy, but the execution is difficult, especially in turbulent times. This is not the time to find a cave and hibernate until the economic storm passes. It is unlikely that the storm will pass anytime soon.…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on December 4, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible. The more we play golf, the more we realize that there is a negative correlation between how hard we swung and how far we hit the ball. In golf, rarely is much accomplished from merely swinging hard. Sheer…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on December 2, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments
A company’s cultural situation is challenging, multidimensional, and difficult to deal with. It constitutes a powerful set of emotional resources. To a degree, culture can be compared to natural forces such as winds and tides. These elements are there in the background, sometimes unnoticed, sometimes obvious. Endowed with immense power, they can waylay…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on December 1, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Industries today are in a state of flux driven by volatile market forces. Although every company devises a strategy for creating long- term differentiation for goods and services, still various dynamics are emerging.
Across industries, market changes are affecting how Finance needs to operate. Finance must anticipate the implication…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on November 30, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments
Leadership is the relationship between people who aspire to lead and those who choose whether or not to follow. Leadership hinges on the leader’s credibility which is difficult to build and easy to lose.
CEOs of BP, Wells Fargo and Volkswagen have learned that…
Added by Joseph Robinson on November 29, 2019 at 2:12pm — No Comments
Goal Setting used to be done in a conventional way. Managers hold one-on-one meetings with their subordinates to set goals. Performances are reviewed against objectives and these are linked to promotion and bonus decisions. The same managers aspire their goals to be SMART –…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on November 29, 2019 at 2:06pm — No Comments
Managing innovation is an important process only a few organization can master very well. It is because the innovation process is not fully understood or implemented and the innovation culture is still immature.
While Innovation Management is recognized…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on October 19, 2019 at 8:26am — No Comments
When organizations go into Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), its future operating state changes. A fundamental question will arise as to what the Target Operating Model (TOM) of the resultant organization will look like.…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on October 19, 2019 at 8:23am — No Comments
Forming a team takes time. Companies cannot expect a new team to perform well when it first comes together. Members often go through stages as they change from being a collection of strangers to a united group with common goals.
“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is…
Added by Joseph Robinson on October 19, 2019 at 8:18am — No Comments
The feedback project can be stressful. Many people feel fear to ask about their performance. Yet, there are strategies…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on October 19, 2019 at 8:12am — No Comments
Operating a Matrix Organization can be a challenging task. Complex geographical structures, cultural barriers, functional divides, conflicting barriers, and mana gement silos abound.
Matrices are often necessary though this may create uncomfortable ambiguity for employees.…Continue
Added by Joseph Robinson on October 19, 2019 at 8:04am — No Comments