Successfully transitioning to the self-managed enterprise
While the ”liberated company” model provides a solution to agility challenges, it involves a real disruption in organizing the relationships among employees. What does it take to achieve such a radical change?
Aim for excellence in your managerial practices
How can you find the right combination of the various components that constitute the quality of managerial practices? Following Google’s example, you can take inspiration from methods used in operational excellence and experimental science.
Be more serene at work
We do not lack occasions to feel annoyed in our work life! In the long run, these annoyances undermine the satisfaction we derive from our work and hurt our performance. How can we manage them without being overly affected?
From manager to leader
High-performing managers are sometimes surprised when they don’t get a promotion or are evaluated below their expectations. Indeed, even in operational positions, managers must demonstrate leadership qualities such as strategic perspective, the ability to influence others and to lead change.
The keys to a successful job transition
Job transition is a hazardous moment. Especially, care must be taken not to rely too much on past strengths, as the new role may require new attitudes. How to make this transition successfully?
Be a motivating manager
Motivation has a direct impact on people’s performance. But how can it be sustained? The attitude of superiors has a decisive influence on the satisfaction that people derive from their work, and by extension, on their motivation.
Anticipating expectations of company stakeholders with regard to information can bring considerable benefits. How to develop a culture of transparency?
Managing managers: Find ways to add more personal value
Managing multi-tiered teams takes much more than a simple quantitative adjustment. An entirely new rapport must be created with the organization to add value in the new role.
Strengthen your intercultural skills
Working in a multicultural environment is a stimulating, but tough experience. The problem is not as much understanding cultural differences as adapting to them. How can one become a real “cultural chameleon"?
Define an effective resource strategy
Make or buy? This question is central to strategic analysis. Yet, the way it is formulated is outdated: today, it is often more effective to borrow resources. What are the recipes to succeed at this strategy?
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