Management or Organization – What to Update First?
Why does it matter?
Today, leaders face a fast-paced business environment due to technological change and globalization unforeseen just a few years ago. Yet, too many organizations are encumbered by systems, leadership, and culture with foundations established in prior decades. These organizati… Read more
Management Model Design
“How do I manage my organization?”
... likely is the key question you ask yourself as a business in the moment you have decided on your business model. The response comes from your invisible management model that determines much of how we do things in organizations. Such models … Read more
Intensify People-Centric Leadership Interactions
An Investment in Attention
Research leading to ‘The Performance Triangle’ confirms that agile organizations maintain interactive leadership to focus the attention of employees on important things in order to flexibly address critical issues with speed in a fast-paced business … Read more
Perfect the Art of Corporate Decision-Making
An Investment in Rhythm
Research leading to ‘The Performance Triangle’ confirms that superior decision-making is the distinguishing capability of an agile organization. Agile organizations persistently develop and retain these capabilities with diagnostic systems … Read more
Close the Knowing-Doing Gap
Released Productive Energy
Research leading to ‘The Performance Triangle’ confirms ‘people are the most important assets’. But, good intentions are not enough to win the game in today’s complex, uncertain, and knowledge driven environment.
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Tips and Thoughts for the Remaining Business Cycle
In October, an intense time starts for leaders. It is dominated by routines and practices that hardly ever are questioned fundamentally. May be it is time to stop and reflect. The following tips and thoughts are intended as triggers for this.
Budgeting and Plans. It is the … Read more
Agile Organizations Need to Offer Choice
For years managers have driven efficiency into their operations. Projects focused on cost savings, quality enhancements, or productivity improvements. In today’s fast-paced and volatile environment, efficiency is the ‘table stakes’ but not sufficient to compete when change … Read more