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Capabilities-driven M&A

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) generally do not produce the outstanding results that they are envisioned and purported to provide.  Some companies in certain industries, however, demonstrate consistent success when it comes to M&A. A constant question across all industries, as far as M&As are concerned, pertains to the factors that differentiate organizations with successful histories.  […]

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6 Rs of Behavioral Change

Business Transformation initiatives are typically undertaken to solve a pressing issue, bring about improved performance, or to serve customers better.  A critical element of the success of such initiatives entails transforming the existing behaviors of the employees across the organization.  However, this isn’t a straightforward task. Attitudes and practices get reinforced in people by following […]

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Neuroscience of Change

Business Transformation initiatives are typically undertaken to solve a pressing issue, bring about improved performance, or to serve customers better.  A critical element of the success of such initiatives entails transforming the existing behaviors of the employees across the organization.  However, this isn’t a straightforward task. Attitudes and practices get reinforced in people by following […]

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7 Principles of Culture Change

Employee behaviors are critical for the success of Business Transformation endeavors.  However, transforming the ingrained behaviors and mindsets of the workforce isn’t straightforward, and when tackled cause the enterprise’s emotional state to go down. Leaders need to identify the components of Culture that are in line with their Corporate Strategy.  They have to ascertain and […]

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7 Tactics to Upskilling

Disruptive technology is re-shaping the present-day work environment.  Technological advances are making long-standing job roles superfluous. Digital Disruption being faced by many companies is exacerbating the gap between what employers want their employees to be able to do and what they can actually do.  This skills gap needs to be bridged rapidly but with due […]

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10 Principles of Organizational Design

Research by PwC indicates that leading companies are in a near perpetual state of Reorganization.  This upsurge in Organizational Design initiatives is owing to the accelerating pace of strategic change caused by disruption of industries, changing competitor landscape, customer behaviors, and distribution channels. Companies opt to commence efforts to restructure their organization in the hopes […]

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6 Phases of Upskilling Strategy

Employees with the right skills make or break an enterprise, create brand impression, represent the company’s culture and values. Disruptive technology is changing the contemporary work environment.  Employees in traditional roles are now feeling insecure and disengaged.  This dissonance threatens to take away the Competitive Advantage of companies. Employee Engagement has emerged as one of […]

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Exceptional Leadership

Evaluation and onboarding of outstanding leaders is anything but straightforward.  Almost all organizations have set up testing mechanisms or assessment centers to distinguish senior leadership candidates having traits that make up for Exceptional Leaders.  These assessment centers shortlist leaders based on certain indicators and criteria. However, these assessments are not always accurate in predicting the […]

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10 Best Practices for Small, Agile Teams

Profitability is at the core of successful businesses.  Many markets do not allow as much top-line revenue increase as the companies would like.  Therefore, organizations have to focus on improving the bottom-line. Boosting the bottom-line entails raising Productivity.  Productivity enhancement can be achieved by eliminating redundancies and improving processes that change the company.  Process Improvement […]

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy: Top Priorities

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one area considered by many executives to enable Automation and steer positive growth.  A couple of years ago, most executives thought that deployment of Artificial Intelligence isn’t a big deal.  However, revamping traditional systems, implementing AI, and scaling it, in reality, is not as simple as it seems. A survey by PwC […]

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Organizational Obstacles to Agile

Agile is a robust approach to value creation.  More and more organizations are adopting Agile Software Development approach. Becoming Agile is imperative to meet and exceed customer expectations and emerging business trends.  Implementing the Agile approach to Software Development leverages significant benefits, including: Rapid design and development of new product and service offerings Revolutionizing processes […]

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Conditions for Sustainable Change

With most Transformation initiatives people gradually revert back to their old habits of doing things.  Sustainable Change Management necessitates 4 key processes: Chartering—defining the scope, rationale, and team for the change initiative. Learning—testing and refining ideas before a full-blown execution of the initiative. Mobilizing—using symbols and metaphors to engage people and gain their buy-in for […]

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