The problem solving approach to organizational design and management has a number of limitations. It focuses only on what’s wrong, identifying causes, brainstorming solutions, developing action plans, and not taking into account the areas that are working well. Problem solving focuses on the past and excludes possibilities for creativity. The approach is time consuming, costly; […]
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Do You Realize the Value of Developing BeCoN (Behavior, Cognitive, Network) Capital in the Digital Age?
At the pinnacle of the Industrial Revolution, not many organizations realized the complex subtleties of the Financial Capital. The organizations that were able to develop innovative methodologies to administer their financial capital outsmarted the rivals by achieving a competitive edge. At the advent of the 20th century, two more forms of capital became known and […]
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 […]
Being Disrupted by Digital Natives? Empower Small Teams Using Agile Techniques to Remain Competitive
Digital natives are threatening the way traditional organizations do business. The dated authoritative structures and imposing mindsets of the executives of traditional companies are in stark contrast to today’s technology-savvy startups and digital-native companies. Traditional firms are running out of time to revisit their strategies and promptly transform in accordance with the rapidly evolving markets […]
Do you know what’s the toughest issue with Talent Management? A large majority of leaders confront significant impediments trying to bring their talent and business priorities in line. Are you one of them? The typical approach employed to accomplish this often contains several gaps—starting with recognizing critical roles in the company where leaders tend to fail […]
Not many people have heard about the ADKAR MODEL! Developed by Jeff Hiatt—the Founder of Prosci (a Change Management research and advisory)—the ADKAR Change Management Model is a potent tool for professionals and leaders responsible to manage and sustain successful change. ADKAR stands for 5 sequential building blocks that are essential to drive successful change […]
Maturity Models are powerful tools, commonly used by management consultants, to gauge the maturity of an organization in a number of disciplines or functions. They help pinpoint the specific areas of improvement in order to reach the next level of maturity. Most Maturity Models qualitatively assess people/culture, processes/structures, and objects/technology. Here are our Top 10 Maturity Model Frameworks (most […]
Traditional companies often believe offering a 401(k)-retirement plan and a few weeks’ vacation time is an effective way to care for staff. Yet, forward-thinking companies realize the best way to run a successful company is to care for their team members. Find out how modern companies are caring for their employees. Mental Health Awareness Are […]
Keeping your team motivated and productive is one of the hardest challenges facing any business owner. Not doing so could doom your business to failure as ultimately, any enterprise is only as good as the people working for it. While every company is different, there are a number of tactics you can employ that will […]
Are your employees using their time to the maximum potential? Your staff are your most valuable resource, so it’s up to you to ensure that they are working in the most productive ways that they can. Considering that we spend more time at work than we do at home, it’s vital that your work environment […]
The workplace is constantly evolving due to factors from demographic shifts to technology. What employers are looking for has shifted, both in terms of soft skills and technical skills. Here are four traits business employers look for in potential employees. We’ll also discuss why these things are so valued by employers and how to demonstrate […]
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” – Dalai Lama Today’s world is facing extremely tough challenges at all levels from natural disasters, economic recessions, to homelessness, academic difficulties, anxiety and a whole variety of aches and pains. The traditional psychology played an important role to understand the behavior of […]
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