Using case studies as a learning tool often brings about robust discussion, debate and dialogue. It can lead to insights and experiences directly relevant to “real world” organizational issues, challenges, and problems.
Enduring success takes more than well-developed business acumen. A study of high-performing organizations and their leadership teams reported that the most essential skills are sometimes referred to as “soft”. They are anything but!
Organizational leaders cite teamwork as a key element in the success of their enterprise. Creating and sustaining effective teams can pose a significant challenge. Here are a few ideas that can help.
It’s not uncommon to begin a strategy and planning session with a thorough, open, honest assessment of the organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT analysis). It may be time to re-think this approach. Here’s why.
The new year can be a time for reflection and focus on the things we’d like to improve. But often, energy fades as we move back to our existing set of habits. There IS a better way.
Leaders often “protect” employees by letting them offer feedback with anonymity. This may increase participation but it also reduces accountability. There’s a better way.