Having worked in internal communication in the US and a number of western European countries, one thing I have noticed is that IC tends to become dependent on other disciplines for its success. In Britain it seems largely owned by HR and Employee Engagement, in the US, its functional ownership depends on sector, but […]
One may like him or not―Oscar Wilde has always been a contentious coeval. However, in today’s digitized world, I always recommend a reach for Mr. Wilde’s treasure box of controversial thinking. “The best way to predict future is to create it”; that’s how Wilde perceived the future and perhaps Elon Musk has had this […]
Stephanie Kannacher, Cisco: „This is the last ‘official’ communication from the Swiss management team to all of you via email.”
At Cisco’s Swiss office employees are encouraged to change their communication habits. Instead of e-mails they’re going to use new platform called Spark.
Pavlov’s dogs or psychopaths – how did Management Boards became An Order of Lost Company’s Redeemers
Probably only 1‰ CEOs and managers will understand this text.
Every child asks questions. Obtained answers determine, what path he/she will choose and what his/her future will be. Every citizen asks questions. Obtained answers determine, what party he/she will choose and what his/her future will be. Every employee asks questions. Obtained answers determine his/her future, but also the future of his company. You can […]
Implementation of SAP according to HQ expectations, hanging on a thread because of unconvinced managers protests. Change of culture, conducted in order to save the company in the face of drastic disruptions on the market, actually in the very last possible moment, that was very publicly, not only in the hallways or smoking rooms, mocked […]
Magdalena Szymanowska, HR Manager at Coloplast for GFMP: A ‘snackable’ format for the busy manager that will help you succeed
Hi, dear reader! I just want to pass on a communications tip to you.
In my previous posts summarizing 7th Global Peter Drucker Forum I pointed out that the majority of “big brains”, setting the tone of debate about management and the future of organizations, agrees that nowadays nothing is certain in companies’ lives, competitive advantage built through years can melt down in a couple of weeks, and the […]
Discussions during 7th Global Peter Drucker Forum and report prepared by Learning Consortium for Creative Economy give quite a consistent picture of how companies should operate, if they want to survive in the VUCA-world (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous).
Changes in the direction, I’ve described in my last post, won’t happen in any organization with the “old type” leaders – Excel visionaries lacking empathy. The greatest and the most urgent challenge according to GPDF’2015 is the change of leadership mindset. It won’t be easy. Ethics and morality, values and culture or empathy are for […]