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 […]
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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 […]
„We are becoming aware that the major questions regarding technology are not technical but human questions”, Peter Drucker – these words, although already 50 years old, are currently more up to date than ever. During 7th edition of Global Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna (5-6th of November) many questions were asked about the future that […]
Challenges, dilemmas, difficulties, complications, conflicting expectations, changeability, uncertainty, unpredictability – the dictionary that describes the current situation of managers is more than rich. In such reality the contemporary executives and managers function, in this reality they wake up and they go to sleep.