Digital Transformation in Manufacturing or “Digital Manufacturing” for short is not an optional decision for companies anymore. Manufacturing concerns that want to survive have to jump on the Digital Transformation bandwagon hastily. Digital Manufacturing has become a prerequisite for a profitable existence even for mere survival of a manufacturing concern. Business Transformation of any kind […]
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Organizations have, in recent times, become more aware of the worth of regulating their Organizational Knowledge. Extensive studies in academia have been conducted on the subject, because of its importance. Organizations learn with time and experience. The cause-and-effect relationship is gathered in the collective memory of the organization in the form of: Shared mental models […]
Studies on Team Motivation and Building Effective Teams stem from the research carried out in Psychology and Sociology. Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920), the Founder of Modern Psychology, is credited with conducting the 1st research on the subject. The Social Psychologist Kurt Lewin (1890-1947) is credited with introducing the term “Group Dynamics.” The term defined the constructive […]
The introduction of emerging, digital technologies has ushered in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To keep the competitive advantage in this era of Digital Transformation, leveraging contemporary technology is an absolute necessity. Using cutting-edge technology means not just augmenting, but in fact, revamping the whole Quality outlook. Quality 4.0 is the complimentary Quality approach to the […]
Just as in a co-located setting, a remote work environment warrants a defined culture. Culture in a co-located setting is distinctly evident. It is imparted and communicated through collaboration between colleagues, their behaviors, and the actions that are incentivized—or those that are considered inappropriate—at the organization. However, defining, creating, and sustaining an Organizational Culture in […]
Restructuring is a turbulent process that shakes the foundations of the organization. The goal of Operational Excellence cannot be realized merely by the surgical removal of human resource during Redeployment after Restructuring. Keeping focus on moving the organization forward with vitality means boosting the sagging morale of the employees who survive this storm. It is […]
Virtual Work has become a norm nowadays. To enable Virtual Work, organizations should strive to develop an Organizational Culture of writing things down. Documenting everything—from meeting notes to quarterly objectives—facilitates in developing stronger, informed, and more credible teams. Organizations need to pay attention to and make good use of these 9 communication tactics to establish […]
Business Transformation is a given in the lifecycle of organizations. If an organization or business desires to continue growing gainfully, it has to keep Restructuring and Innovating with time. Successful Restructuring can be achieved by pursuing a robust 4-phase approach. Each incremental phase paves the way for shaping the next phase: Strategic Analysis Structural Redesign Redeployment […]
The single most pressing challenge for an organization in this knowledge economy is attracting and retaining talented people. This can be a make or break challenge for the organization and warrants careful consideration during Strategic Planning. Starting on the right foot is absolutely essential to overcoming this challenge. Organizations, particularly HR, need to have an […]
Organizations typically focus on Customer-centric Design in their Strategic Planning and overlook the critical driver of Performance, Growth, and Operational Excellence—their employees. With cut-throat competition now the norm the realization has become clearer that employees are: The face of the business and create lasting—or perishing—brand impression. Sources of innovation and organizational knowledge. Representation of the […]
Takeovers can turnaround companies in a short period of time, but there is a significant degree of risk to be anticipated and mitigated prior to undertaking such transactions. Lack of careful deliberation of the potential risks, insufficient planning, weak execution, and lack of focus on Post-merger Integration are the major reasons why many Merger & […]
The rapidly evolving world necessitates organizations to change quickly to keep pace. Organizations that are able to manage change well flourish, whereas those that don’t risk disruption or closure. Managing Transformation varies greatly based on the nature of business and the people involved. It also depends on how well people understand the change process. Various […]
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