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Organizational agility

To Achieve Organizational Agility, Move Past ‘Command and Control’

By | Posted Feb 7, 2019

In a conversation about organizational agility with a senior executive, I remarked, “The irony is, it sounds like you believe […]

Strategy implementation

5 Mistakes That Can Stall Your Strategy Implementation

By | Posted Jan 16, 2019

Remember the game of telephone? One person would think of a phrase and whisper it the person next to her. […]

Business leadership

7 Views on Leadership to Guide You in the New Year

By | Posted Dec 10, 2018

AMA’s discussions with thought leaders underscore the responsibilities of business leadership, which demands both strategic thinking capabilities and strong people […]

strategic goals

Is Your Organization Set Up to Meet Its Strategic Goals?

By | Posted Nov 13, 2018 | 1 Comment

Setting your sights on specific revenue or sales targets, a desired market position, and other types of goals is a […]

Design thinking

Design Thinking: It’s Not Just Empathic Design

By | Posted Oct 3, 2018

Design thinking methodology has recently gained considerable popularity, partly because of its foundation in empathic design and ability to uncover […]

Customer-centric innovation

Drive Down Costs with More Customer-Centric Innovation

By | Posted Sep 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

When the economy is soaring—and innovation is a priority—talking about cost-cutting can be a real killjoy. No one wants to […]

Managing change

3 Keys to Helping Your Employees Succeed with Change

By | Posted Sep 14, 2018

By their very nature, organizations depend on teamwork to implement changes demanded by corporate strategy. In any team, every player […]

Organization design

3 Trends in Organization Design Presenting Opportunities for Leaders

By | Posted Aug 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

Business leaders today must deal with the fastest-changing marketplace in history. Change in organizations is a fact of life for […]

Strategic change

Getting onto the Path of Strategic Change

By | Posted Jul 25, 2018

Many companies are out of kilter as the pace of change increases, making it difficult to remain current in the […]

Accelerate change

If You Want to Accelerate Change, Make Sure It’s Led by Employees

By | Posted May 30, 2018

Your company needs to accelerate change, but it’s repelling it instead. How can an organization close the gap between all […]

merger and acquisition success

Key to M&A Success: Aligning Organizational Capabilities to Drive Strategy

By | Posted May 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

If you’ve ever worked in a company that was acquired, but several years later it still felt like the two […]

21-century questions

Six 21st-Century Questions a Company Must Ask to Survive and Thrive

By | Posted Mar 5, 2018

After a failed encounter with an online banking website, I was on the phone with a customer service rep. She […]

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