We help companies develop leaders and teams to increase achievement drive and agility. Together we provide people centric solutions to form alignment and to enable individuals as well as teams to move organizations forward.
In the early 20th century Frederick Taylor defined “The Principles of Scientific Management” which laid the groundwork for a top-down command-and-control mindset that enabled industrial mass production. It was based on the principle of separation between planning and doing.
As we observe a clear shift from an industrial society to a knowledge society, old paradigms are no longer useful or even disabling. Tasks and jobs have become increasingly complex and connected, in an ever changing digital world, creativity, innovation and quick decision making are now the critical factor to success.
What does this mean for Management? Organizations realize they need to become less centralized and hierarchical but more agile with delegated responsibility. To accomplish this, a talent focused culture of trust and engagement is needed.
The shift from an industrial society to a knowledge society dramatically impacts how businesses are run.
Digitalization has accelerated the speed of development and work in general.
Globalization of supply chains has created complex inter-dependencies, changed competition and increased pricing pressure.
A skills mismatch between traditional and the new skills increases the war for highly qualified talent.
Building a culture of engagement has become a key to retention.
Millennials, GenX and Baby boomers share the workplace but have very differing views of purpose and leadership, which can lead to friction.
New technologies and an accelerated pace are changing paradigms. Are your leaders and teams ready?
Leading in times of change, innovation and global integration demand a radical focus on people. People enablement is taking center stage.
To leverage the power of forward thinking teams it will be more about guiding, less about prescribing.