Organizations need to persistently improve the way they do business to staying ahead of the curve. New ideas trigger organizational improvement and build the foundation of a Learning Organization. Scholars have defined a Learning Organization in many different ways. Some suggest it as an organization skilled at creating, acquiring, and transferring knowledge, and at modifying […]
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There’s no doubt that each individual and every organisation are always desperately in need for creativity and innovation for self-improvement at the first place and to keep the cutting edge ahead of other rivals and remain competing in the current highly competing marketplace. As any organisation is the sum of its individuals; people are the […]
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler We all used to listen and read about learning and its best techniques in addition to different learning and learners’ styles but it’s not popular to read or hear […]
Creative ideas—such as Innovation, Process Improvement initiatives, or Growth Strategy opportunities—drive businesses. It’s every executive’s dream to manage a team that is creative enough to come up with innovative ideas perpetually. Traditional brainstorming is the conventional method utilized by teams to generate new ideas globally. The conventional brainstorming sessions, however, often falls short of generating […]
Do You Know How To Take Advantage of the “Appreciative Inquiry” Approach for Organizational Management?
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; […]
Do you find problem solving so mind breaking? That when we crack our heads to find solutions, we often end up with the same solution all over again? As Albert Einstein once said: We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. In this volatile and complicated time, the […]
Leaders easily handle routine decisions and events by relying on past practices and habit. However, today leaders face complex decisions and unprecedented conditions requiring thoughtful analysis instead of conditioned reactions. Instead of being “safe,” conventional thinking is dangerous. The fast pace of changes requires sound strategic thinking practices. If leaders fail to consider all aspects, […]
This is a guide to navigating Flevy to find the documents and other resources you need related to Business Operations. “Operations” is a broad, vague term. It can convey a lot of different meanings to different people. If you don’t find what you are looking for in this article, please email us at [email protected] First, a very […]
“If I had an hour to save the world I would spend 59 minutes defining the problem and one minute finding solutions.” – Albert Einstein The 8D (Eight Disciplines) Problem Solving Process is a team oriented and structured problem solving methodology that is mainly used to identify, correct and eliminate recurring problems. The 8D Problem […]
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