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Why the reasons for a company’s success are the cause of its death

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  • September 04, 2015
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There is a fascinating juxtaposition of articles in the March 2014 Harvard Business Review which, when taken together, give some great insight. First the salient points: Page 28 – ‘Fear of being different stifles talent’ People adapt to the...

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Schumpeter on ‘The Great Disruption’ at London’s Institute of Directors

ChangeSchool had the privilege of hearing Economist Management Editor Adrian Wooldridge, the man behind the famous Schumpeter column, speak this morning at the Institute of Directors on London’s Pall Mall. His topic was that of his new book, ‘The...

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Lesser functional leadership, greater influential leadership required in Business Schools

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  • November 14, 2014
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Leading business schools in India compete for and attract a large number of engineering graduates. Engineers have natural inkling to gravitate towards the more technical courses and the business schools cater to this demand by provide wide offering of...

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Why business transformation fails and what can be done

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  • July 03, 2014
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Leaders need to transform businesses to keep them alive and competitive. A well- defined and well run business transformation programme creates operational efficiencies, serves customers better and creates value for the organisation by monetising these gains. Business transformation Business...

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Research backed evidence on how to make change stick

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  • April 15, 2014
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If 88% of the people end up breaking their new year’s resolution, what is it the 12% do and what can we learn from them? A study of 3,000 people led by Richard Wiseman, of the University of Hertfordshire,...

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Entrepreneurs and change targets experience similar emotional roller coasters

Understanding transition curves to achieve transformational success Most have us have been through transformational change, and fair amount of that comes from our workplace. Leaders need to transform businesses to keep them alive and competitive. A well- defined and...

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3 reasons why change implementation through AIM methodology fails to deliver results

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  • March 22, 2014
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I have seen many instances of (un)successful change implementations using AIM. AIM stands for Accelerated Implementation methodology and it’s based on a principle not dissimilar to Kotter’s plan for introducing mobilising and delivering change. THere are three ways in...

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3 best questions on the Q&A session on my talk on “Keeping benefits management simple and alive”

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  • March 14, 2013
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3 best questions on the Q&A session on my talk on “Keeping benefits management simple and alive”  at Sheffield Hallam University 12/03/13 The talk was on “Keeping BM simple, workable, and alive” and one of the biggest blockers is...

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Using business transformation hothouses to drive successful transformation

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  • January 28, 2013
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Business transformation is a leadership initiative, typically by the senior management team, that aims to align an organisation’s initiatives, relating to people, process and technology, closely with the organisation’s business strategy and vision. The initiative aims to support new...

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