Measurement is critical to maximising return on innovation
By Tara Rivkin – Part 1 of 2 part series on measuring innovation The question of how to quantify an organisation’s innovation* performance is an exceedingly complicated one. There are a myriad of factors involved and… Continue reading
Book Review: A Dream with a Deadline: Turning Strategy into Action
Author: Jacques Horovitz with Anne-Valerie Ohlsson-Corboz ISBN: 978-0-273-70868-1 Book review by Jean Fagan. Too often, strategic plans don’t deliver the results they say they will because they fail to achieve commitment at the real points of… Continue reading
Have you reached total dynamic balance?
Ten steps to unifying your life in career, family and society By Executive in Residence Kees van der Graaf Total dynamic balance. It’s what I’ve found today and what, after a successful career at Unilever that… Continue reading
Strategically Engaging Your Organisation
Stretching your potential By Professor Thomas Malnight This is the third and last (article) in a series on strategically engaging your organisation. The first part, “Assessing your reality”, highlighted the importance of starting a strategy process… Continue reading
The Learning Set as a powerhouse for change – using the Facilitator to drive change
Facilitation is about engaging individuals and groups to develop not just solutions, but strategies that deliver sustainable results. Learning Set facilitators will do more than support the meeting process, they will support Set members’ as change… Continue reading
Our global networks: A Scottish perspective of change priorities
by Gerry Marr, CEO Tyneside NHS Trust The recession in Europe has been very deep but we believe that over time the economic challenges will resolve. We now need to respond to the demographic challenge of… Continue reading
Tapping the talent pool of high potential leaders: Creating a road map for success
Next generation leaders will face a more complex range of challenges and must develop capacity to lead responsibly. There are many new challenges that leaders must adapt to in order to guide through unchartered waters. Individuals… Continue reading
Is your Board an effective agent of change?
The Board and the executive team each possess information, that if aggregated, is far greater than the individual information sets. It’s up to both parties to build a relationship and create an environment that fosters valuable… Continue reading
Is your Board a key asset for sustainable success?
The unprecedented complexity faced by leaders across every industry and every sector drives the need for skilled leadership. CEOs are confronted by the magnitude of change and its complexity across societies, the economy, global change, unpredictable… Continue reading