Engaging people and developing the organization are the fundamental tasks of all HR and OD managers. The HR man deals with the manpower and the OD one tackles the development of the organization. Are their roles people oriented and very strategic? Certainly no. The fact of matter is that both HR and OD managers’ […]
When companies face a risky situation, the normal business practice is that senior managers end up with a graph that nobody understands. The resulting data is compiled from a mixture of complicated analyses that do not diagnose the problem or provide a way to a solution. Such analyses usually further complicate the situation. Who is […]
Closely monitoring the synergy between the purpose of the business and its final impact. This is the central task of leaders, namely Chief Purpose Officers, CPOs.
As humans have both lower and higher needs and they must fulfill the lower needs to reach the higher ones. Businesses are no different; they must have their basic lower needs met before reaching the higher ones.
Business restructuring has become the business news headlines in the UK since Brexit referendum that took place on 23 June 2016. As Brexit is hardly sorted, most businesses are still dejected. Morrisons’ supermarkets confirmed plans to axe 3000 managerial roles across its stores. Other retailers like Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda will follow suit. Boots the […]
The confusion over the difference between purpose, vision, mission and goals has led most businesses to develop an organizational fatigue. They operate in a labyrinth. If the destination is wrong, setting goals and measuring progress do not work. Let’s quickly clear the confusion and redefine the definitions.
The final impact of the business determines the soundness of its purpose. Let’s discuss this statement by using Barclays bank whose purpose, mission and corporate strategy are great learning tools that we can use to better our understanding. Let’s first dissect Barclays’ purpose: Creating opportunities to rise. We are a company of opportunity makers working […]
In 2016, I wrote a post titled “The real competitive advantage in any business is one word only which is people” which outlines the fact that the failure of most businesses stems from their inability to determine why they exist. What are they trying to achieve? Using a competitive advantage implies competitiveness and encourages businesses […]
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Most companies’ CEOs, executives, and managers spend long hours behind closed doors to steer and advance the ship. Many complicated graphs, presentations, and a thick pile of papers are employed to invent the competitive advantage that will make them different and unique. They want to unravel the secret recipe that will transform their business to […]