The factory model of management has resulted in the sunrise to the sunset pattern. Capitalism has reinforced this model over the last 100 years. The dotcom revolution has facilitated working remotely but preserved the status quo.
In a world which is governed by fear, leadership matters. In a world in which fear becomes the content in mainstream newspapers, media and social media, leadership matters.
Waves of panic are orchestrated every day by the media featuring world leaders updating their nations on corona virus. Panicking people and telling them do not panic is ridiculous. It is irresponsible. The most critical task for the world leaders is to assure their people that they are doing everything to protect them. Addressing the risks […]
What really matters in creating, building and achieving something great are the actions not the words. Purpose is an action not contemplating statement. Most companies envision building a better world, but their actions contradict their words. They lack the fuel to do that. Vision entices the imagination, purpose propels action. In other words, actions speak […]
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.