Putting Humanity First in Our Organizations

“Globalization and increased diversity in the workplace also require a human focus if we are to create environments where as many employees as possible contribute to the fullest extent of their abilities.” Eric J. McNulty, Director of research at the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative shares his thoughts on today’s organizations.  https://www.strategy-business.com/blog/Putting-Humanity-First-in-Our-Organizations?gko=3c982

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The Strategy Lessons of a Long Hike

“The brightness of big goals has a way of blinding their owners to the realities of great strategy.”  Ken Favaro, the lead principal of act2, shares his insights in this article published in Strategy & Business.  http://www.strategy-business.com/blog/The-Strategy-Lessons-of-a-Long-Hike?gko=d5b62&utm_source=itw&utm_medium=20161101&utm_campaign=respA

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Clayton Christensen: The Theory of Jobs To Be Done

Clayton M. Christensen‘s The Innovator’s Dilemma was a classic text on how companies fail. In a new book, Competing Against Luck, Christensen tackles the opposite challenge: how companies succeed. First lesson, discover what job consumers are hiring your product to do. http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/clay-christensen-the-theory-of-jobs-to-be-done?cid=spmailing-13556370-WK%20Newsletter%2010-05-2016%20(1)-October%2005,%202016

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Rise of the Strategy Machines

Technology continues to move at a pace unseen and not thought of just 20 years ago.  It seems like everyday we learn of new functions capable of being transitioned to an artificial means. Thomas H. Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College shares his insight on not becoming to complacent….

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