I am working on a RETHINK piece about strategic planning. You can read some of my current (re)thinking on this website on the RETHINK PAGE.
If the title of this posting seems a tad cynical, I confess to it up front. But the question being posed is meant to stir thinking more so than debunk SROI (which stands for “Social Return on Investment”). Honest truth is I don’t know enough about SROI to sing masterfully its praises or lampoon it or anythingContinue reading “Is SROI another bandwagon?”
This is how things work. Someone sends me a link to a blog (thanks Carol). I go to that blog and see some links in the body of a posting that interest me (thanks Lucy). One link takes me to wiki site (i.e. a collaborative site) about trends. There read a posting by Laurie whoContinue reading “This isn’t change. It is transformation”
If you think about innovative companies, you can’t help but thing of Google. One key to their success at being innovative is offered by Sheryl Sandberg, vice president of Automated Advertising Systems: “We don’t always have an answer. We’re willing to tolerate that ambiguity and chaos because that’s where the room is for innovation.” Google’sContinue reading “Innovation quickies”
Organizational innovation calls for the players to understand and affirm the vision and direction of the organization. They need to be able to identify, recognize, and decide upon vision relevant opportunities and challenges. To innovate effective, the organization should be intentional, objective or goal oriented, and be able to create and sustain momentum to achieveContinue reading “Innovation is intentional change”
A company can’t will itself to be agile. Agility is an emergent property that appears when an organization has the right mindset, the right skills, and the ability to multiply those skills through collaboration. To count agility as a core competence, you have to embed it into the culture. You have to encourage an enterprisewideContinue reading “Quote of the Day”