Forging collaboration among persons, teams, and organizations can sometimes be a perfect storm. Often, we expect that members who oppose each other will just blend in when working together on their most crucial and difficult mutual problems. Yet, situations like these can cause circumstances to veer out of control. Conflicts can erupt that may be […]
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Technology and changing attitudes to the workplace are driving a transformation of corporate real estate. Gone are the days when the real estate function was an overhead and its professionals solely as engineers. FM is coming of age. The next generation of real estate professionals will resemble business managers and leaders. They will combine empathy, […]
Worldwide, the Facilities Management (FM) outsourcing market is evolving. It is not just expanding but evolving. The industry is transforming from a predominantly single service local outsourcing model to an integrated services delivery model. The changing demands in the market now require a new way of thinking about the delivery of FM. Facilities Management must […]
E-Commerce is growing fast. Keeping up with the growing volume of e-commerce now requires delivery companies to disrupt their long-standing business model. This can bring peril to retailers and transportation companies who are now faced with challenges in this fast-changing marketplace. With the boom in e-commerce, there is the urgency for companies to retool their […]
Facilities Management (FM) is going digital. Digital technologies are changing the way we imagine, plan, develop, use, and manage facilities. Countless organizations are pursuing Digital Transformation initiatives related to FM. This development can be daunting for Facility Managers. The role of Facility Managers have stretched beyond providing workplaces and making sure that equipment and systems are […]
Decision making is the selection of a procedure to weigh alternatives and find a solution to a problem. There is no right or wrong way to making decisions. Yet, decisions can always affect organizations. It is important that organizations understand how Decision Making Styles can affect the ultimate result. The Decision Making Survey A new […]
Organizational health matters more than we might expect. Top management teams that are serious about developing vibrant businesses must look inward and assess the organization’s health objectively. The most effective leadership behavior reflects the state of the company’s organizational health. Is our leadership behavior strong enough in ways that matters most in keeping our organization […]
New digital upstarts are threatening the bottom lines. Even growth prospects and traditional business models are now being threatened. Incumbents are receiving persistent demands from the market to innovate or be left behind. The service landscape is changing. Companies are now being caught in the midst of a changing service landscape that requires innovative shifts in […]
Leadership is the single most important human capital issue that organizations face. In fact, in today’s 21st century business, leadership has become a vital element for companies striving to achieve global competitiveness. However, while Leadership can build a team, a department, or an organization, it can also “un-build” or destroy them. A big responsibility has […]
Board Governance is frequently discussed and often misunderstood. Yet, companies must have a good handle about Board Governance. The Board plays a critical role in the success of the company. They set the strategic direction that companies must take. However, companies must understand that the Board’s role is grounded in its governing role. Great Boards […]
An Agile Manager provides the basic framework for organizations to cope with today’s volatile customer driver marketplace. Being agile is being able to master continuous change. An organization can be agile. But it needs to have a dynamic Agile Manager. Today’s critical times call for traditional managers to take on an agile mindset. Traditional manager […]
Social Media has taken business with a strong hand of thunder. Companies are now recognizing Social Media as a disruptive force that gathers strength rather than attenuate. In fact, having a good grasp of Organizational Social Media Literacy has become a company’s source of competitive advantage. Social Media literacy is not yet an element of leadership […]
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