In an era of increased customer choice and global awareness, a company’s values are becoming one of the important market […]
I work inside many organisations and have done for over 30 years now. I am still astonished how little overt […]
How much of a team do your “teams” really feel? I remember as a teenager playing rugby that I would […]
As a recent AIESEC alumnus, it is very interesting, though not surprising, to see the speed at which the global […]
What can we learn from the 15,800-mile saga of a ton of African stone art… about working across sectors, about mutual understanding and about economic development in the global South?
A course of action At the crossroads I stared down all the roads and saw More crossroads. What does any […]
I’ve just returned from Estonia, where I was delivering a keynote on leadership (I decided to focus it on three […]
Improving regularity of communications, tightening role descriptions, clarifying products and plans… Do these sound like tried and tested actions to solve communication and accountability issues across silos within a business? In this article, Tim uses his experience from working with a particular client to suggest that these actions alone are hardly sufficient and provides insight into making your efforts more effective.
Realising that your own organisation has started to drift can be a sobering experience for any executive team. For Future Considerations, this sparked a continuing experiment in organisational design in an effort to maximise contribution, make the best decisions and enhance learning, both for ourselves and for our clients. Mark sets the scene in this article and outlines the most recent developments in the evolution of our own company.
Ensuring decision buy-in from team members can be one of the most difficult tasks a leader has to face and often a choice emerges to include no one, or include everyone. Cari reflects on the first step as to how teams who operate with a freedom-centred (or democratic) ethos work with and address this idea of “including everyone”.