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Running with the Red Queen
Like running alongside the Red Queen, evolving at the rate of our markets and environments requires a speed of change.
Managing Uncertainty with Scenario Planning
Scenario planning can support planning by allowing organizations to think about radically different futures, and how they might respond.
adaptable - Sep 30, 2021
Top Articles on Strategy Execution – September 2021
This is adaptable’s Top Ten list on Strategy Execution for September 2021. Enjoy!
Bain & Company - Sep 16, 2021
The traceability transformation: How transparent value chains can help companies achieve their sustainability goals
A new report from Bain & Company and the World Economic Forum highlights the digital traceability journey and the challenges companies face along the way
McKinsey & Company - Sep 24, 2021
A playbook for newly minted private equity portfolio-company CEOs
Unprecedented private equity deal flow means more leaders than ever are stepping into the portfolio-company CEO role. Here’s guidance from the experts on the role’s unique challenges and demands.
McKinsey & Company - Sep 13, 2021
Steady state: Prioritising stability in a volatile market
How Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher led a comprehensive reform of the Australian energy company’s operating model.
BCG - Sep 8, 2021
Service Delayed Is Service Denied
Real time is the new just in time in digital transformations.
HBR.org ($) - Sep 8, 2021
3 Strategies for Managing Your Profit-Drain Customers
Improve their experience — and your bottom line.
HBR.org ($) - Sep 15, 2021
Who Is Driving the Great Resignation?
The last several months have seen a tidal wave of resignations, in the U.S. and around the world. What can employers do to combat what’s being called the Great Resignation?
The Innovator - Medium ($) - Sep 13, 2021
Interview Of The Week: Victoria Ossadnik, E.ON
Victoria Ossadnik is a member of the Executive Board of E.ON, one of the world’s largest investor-owned electric utility service providers, and is responsible for the Group’s digital technology and in-house consulting.
Towards Data Science - Medium ($) - Sep 10, 2021
One Easy Way to Improve How you Communicate your Data
How to Give Context to Your Data to Improve Your Message
Fast Company ($) - Sep 4, 2021
Productivity metrics aren’t useful any longer. Here’s a better way to measure what’s getting done
Work futurist Dominic Price says that as leaders seeking to create better ways of working, it’s not that we need to get rid of calculatable metrics. We just need more meaningful ones.
BCG - Sep 7, 2021
It’s Time for CFOs to Embrace Agile
Contrary to what skeptics believe, it‘s not necessary to go all in when applying agile methods. A selective approach can promote efficiency and effectiveness.
VentureBeat - Sep 14, 2021
Google launches ‘digital twin’ tool for logistics and manufacturing
Arriving alongside Supply Chain Twin is the Supply Chain Pulse module, which can be used with Supply Chain Twin to provide dashboards, analytics, alerts, and collaboration in Google Workspace.
Fast Company ($) - Sep 28, 2021
The secret to creating amazing work? You have to hate it first
In ‘Creative Acts for Curious People,’ the Stanford d.school’s Sarah Stein Greenberg offers tangible ways to embrace creativity and work through obstacles.
Rob Bier - Trellis - Medium ($) - Sep 15, 2021
Are You A One-Eyed CEO?
In a previous post, I wrote about the point in the scaling journey where too many CEOs fail miserably: the transition from a stage 2 to a stage 3 CEO.
Fast Company ($) - Sep 15, 2021
The world’s most creative people have this one thing in common
Researchers used artificial intelligence to study the careers of 4,500 directors, 70,000 scientists, and 2,000 artists. The most successful among them share an important trait.
LibertyIT - Medium ($) - Sep 15, 2021
Some thoughts on being a plank
The Ship of Theseus is an artefact in a museum. Over time, its planks of wood rot and are replaced with new planks. When no original plank remains, is it still the Ship of Theseus? Secondly, if those removed planks are restored and reassembled, free of the rot, is that the Ship of Theseus? Neither is the true ship. Both are the true ship.
Keren Agbonika - Medium ($) - Sep 6, 2021
7 Real Business and Life Lessons From Jack Ma That Will Boost Your Business and You.
strategy+business ($) - Sep 8, 2021
Are you stuck in a “logic box”?
Beware the trap of making a smart choice among flawed options.