Over the past decade, business leaders and organizations have been dabbling in many of the new and emerging technologies that have the potential to massively transform their business. But the pandemic changes the paradigm. Suddenly, businesses need to fast-track their plans – and in some cases, completely start from scratch – in order to cope with today’s reality.
This article examines how new and emergent technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics and Automation, 3D Printing, Smart Factories, Autonomous Driving, Drones, The Human Machine Connection, and more have now become an immediate necessity, rather than a future ‘nice-to-have’. We are moving rapidly beyond the Information Age. Welcome to a new era of work!
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global humanitarian and economic crisis. For businesses across the world, leaders have the daunting task of coping with uncertainty while ensuring employees’ safety, well-being, and productivity. This article examines what challenges lie ahead for the banking industry, and how it can make a smooth transition to thrive in the post-COVID-19 new normal.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global humanitarian and economic crisis. For businesses across the world, leaders have the daunting task of coping with uncertainty while ensuring employees’ safety, wellbeing, and productivity. This article examines business leaders’ resiliency and resolve in the form of four key leadership skills that are essential in transitioning to the post-COVID-19 new normal.
As COVID-19 continues to spread, its impacts on individuals and businesses also increase. Around the globe, entire countries have come under quarantine orders and been asked to minimize human contact. As we start lifting the quarantine orders and re-opening businesses, the retail industry is scrambling to adapt. They recognize COVID-19, and their response to it, will have a significant impact on their businesses. This white paper provides insights on how retailers can remediate their short-term challenges, and develop strategies to address some of the longer-term implications.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global humanitarian and economic crisis. Organizations are faced with an unprecedented disruption to their businesses, and as they plan to gradually reopen, they first need to imagine a “new workplace normal,” post COVID-19.
This paper provides pragmatic and actionable insights on what lies ahead With diligent planning and significant change management, organizations have the opportunity to create a “new workplace normal” that emphasizes employee wellbeing and maintains their corporate culture, while increasing workplace flexibility.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global humanitarian and economic crisis. It has revealed significant vulnerabilities of an interconnected and interdependent global value chain that drives economies around the world. The pandemic has affected global manufacturing and will leave its legacy for years to come. This white paper provides insights on how organizations can reimagine their global value chains and make them more resilient to withstand any future pandemics or economic uncertainties.
Today’s business environment is characterized by frequent economic disruption, marketplace volatility and organizational change. Regardless of the size and type of business, all organizational levels are impacted by changes. Yet, it is estimated that roughly 70% of all change management initiatives fail. Therefore, it is imperative that leaders at all ranks of the organization be invested in understanding the principles of business transformation. Business transformations are complex, requiring time, experience, and the right skills to be successful. This article explores practical examples of transformation successes and failures.
Organizations are struggling to cope with the rapidly changing market place. Efforts are made to adapt, innovate, and embrace new ways of doing business.
In today’s economy, organizations are struggling to cope with the rapidly changing market place. Efforts are made to adapt, innovate, and embrace new ways of doing business.
There is more emphasis than ever on the need for change. In this essay on organizational change, a senior practitioner reflects on some parallels between the art of jazz and the art of management consulting.
By Rebel Brown
Imagine influencing your teams to harness power into breakout business and professional results. Whether you’re an entrepreneur just starting out or a CEO of a large corporation you’re leading humans in business and this book is for you.
This presentation provides a roadmap to develop an actionable digital strategy to drive your organization’s digital transformation.
This presentation examines the key tenets of going digital – digital strategy, digital transformation, and digital architecture.
This presentation provides a pragmatic and actionable framework to develop an organization’s strategic vision.
This presentation examines key strategic management concepts. It provides a simple framework to create and implement a strategy.
In today’s complex global economy, things are constantly advancing, evolving, transforming. Change, in all its forms, is the only thing you can count on. To stay ahead, you have to continually look at the big picture, ensuring that all your organization’s components are aligned and moving together, in the same direction. That means supporting your people’s skills and expertise, and creating a culture in which they thrive: a human one.
This presentation provides an overview of how an organization can use Emotional Intelligence in creating strategic, leadership, organizational, and employee alignment to support a successful transformation journey.
This presentation provides an organizational change management (OCM) overview and articulates its importance in an organization’s transformation journey.
Over the past 30 odd years, numerous organizational change management (OCM) frameworks have been developed to help organizations navigate through their transformation journey.
This presentation visually examines some of the popular organizational change management framework for commonalities.
In today’s dynamic business environment, transformational change is inevitable.
This presentation examines how an organization can influence a change in their employees’ mindsets and behaviors to support and sustain an organizational change.
Globalization is rapidly changing the business and economic environment in which organizations operate. To stay competitive, organizations must develop core “capabilities” and “competencies” to adapt to economic uncertainties, emerging technologies, and evolving cultural changes.
In this presentation, we examine the key differences between “capabilities” and “competencies” and how they serve as key catalysts in fueling organizational effectiveness.