Category Archives: Managing organizations

Congratulations ! you are now the CEO – what’s next

You were just appointed the CEO of a company in distress. You are expected to quickly turnaround the business. What do you do ? I was asked that question a couple of weeks ago and so I sat down to

Congratulations ! you are now the CEO – what’s next

You were just appointed the CEO of a company in distress. You are expected to quickly turnaround the business. What do you do ? I was asked that question a couple of weeks ago and so I sat down to

People & Culture as a long term competitive advantage

Analyzing and working with many companies made me a great believer in companies with a strong culture that empowers employees. A company itself seldom generates sustainable value in my view. A close analysis would usually reveal that the employees within

People & Culture as a long term competitive advantage

Analyzing and working with many companies made me a great believer in companies with a strong culture that empowers employees. A company itself seldom generates sustainable value in my view. A close analysis would usually reveal that the employees within

Corporate innovation – A survival guide

Can corporate innovation be sustainable ? Let’s talk about some of the best practices to maintaining corporate innovation through two stories. Late 2000. Moore’s law, about shrinking transistors by half their size while doubling a chip’s processing speed every 18-24

Corporate innovation – A survival guide

Can corporate innovation be sustainable ? Let’s talk about some of the best practices to maintaining corporate innovation through two stories. Late 2000. Moore’s law, about shrinking transistors by half their size while doubling a chip’s processing speed every 18-24

Calling for a new strategy

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” — Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) Does Winston Churchill challenge the common practices of many organizations today ? I would argue that he might challenge a common practice and

Calling for a new strategy

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” — Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) Does Winston Churchill challenge the common practices of many organizations today ? I would argue that he might challenge a common practice and