Tag Archives: strategy

Intuition – more than trusting your gut

Intuition – more than trusting your gut. Here is a link to a useful article written by Modesto Maidique (visiting professor at Harvard Business School) who talks about intuition and knowledge. The core theme of the article is that intuition … Continue reading

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Value, values and ethical decisions

Value, values and ethical decision-making. Below is attached a short commentary on an interesting article recently published by strategy+business that discusses whether or not we really do take ethics, social responsibility or the environment into account when making our purchases. … Continue reading

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The way we (used to) do things around here

The way we (used to) do things around here. Reframing behaviour to make change happen I recently came across this fascinating Booz & Co. article that discusses the use of neuroscience in making changes happen – at organisational and personal … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum 2011 – commentary and CEO report

WEF Davos 2011: second report and global CEO survey I have scanned the outputs, reports and videos to pick up issues of importance for your organisations. The big themes that are initially coming through appear to be: 1. The “new … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2011

WEF Global Risks 2011 In advance of the annual Davos World Economic Forum event, the organisation has published their global risks report. This is an excellent report based on a professional survey whose 580 respondents cut across government, business, media … Continue reading

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Drivers of change : the next 40 years

Drivers of change – 2011 to 2050 I came across a fascinating list of likely drivers of change for the next 40 years from Toffler Associates. January seems to be the month that many organisations take a hard look at … Continue reading

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Challenges faced when taking strategic decisions: latest research

“Challenges faced when taking strategic decisions”. Executive summary of global survey “A critical factor in the success – and often survival – of any organisation lies in its ability to make effective strategic decisions. This skill is of increasing significance … Continue reading

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The strategic risk most often missed by Boards and Executives

The strategic risk most often overlooked by Boards and Executives I recently came across an article written by Deloitte Consulting entitled: ” Confronting assumptions to find risk and opportunity”. The slightly ponderous heading and somewhat academic style of writing however, … Continue reading

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Stress test your strategy

What critical decisions should you be taking to keep your strategy relevant in the economic crisis? Executive summary of an article by Robert Simons, published in November 2010 edition of the Harvard Business Review. Economic turbulence can quickly expose the … Continue reading

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Making strategic tension work!

Here is an interesting and useful article discussing two type of tensions in the boardroom: Firstly, natural tension between high performance team members, and secondly, performance tensions. The performance tensions are further broken down into 3 types of stress: > … Continue reading

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