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Managing Disruption

Recessions force leaders of almost all organizations, across the world, to contemplate about the impact of a profoundly Disruptive crisis. Facing this crisis, some leaders flourish, causing their organizations to become stronger.  Some clearly stagger through.  Still others are mere spectators to their organizations’ downfall. Organizations that endure serious Disruptions are expected to emerge more […]

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10 Hidden Strategic Opportunities

Potential opportunities always surround leaders.  It is up to them to pounce on those or regret overlooking them when someone else takes advantage of them. Leaders’ personal beliefs and assumptions often clash reality.  The trait is categorized as “confirmation bias” in Psychology, where individuals pick the data that supports their existing opinions and approaches and […]

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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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Digital Transformation: Challenges to Digital Manufacturing

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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4 Forms of Organizational Forgetting

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 […]

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5 Stages of Tuckman’s Group Development Model

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 […]

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11 Pillars of Quality 4.0 Framework

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 […]

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12 Guiding Principles of Virtual Workplace Culture

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 […]

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Essence of Restructuring: Re-Engagement

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 […]

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Working Remotely? Follow These 9 Communication Tactics Vital to Enable a Virtual Workplace Culture

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 […]

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