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 […]
Paula Pereira i Marcin Klimczyk from Philip Morris International for GFMP: Is HR Function in position to bring added value with simpler solutions?
In light of increasing dynamics of business environment, HR Function can also contribute to building organization that is more agile. Moreover, it should contribute. In the past, we were creating excellent tools in order to support the business in managing the organization completely and efficiently. Today however, the high complexity competency models or performance assessment […]
Monika Sawka, Training&Development Manager at HCL Technologies for GFMP: Employee First Customer Second – fiction or reality?
Can it work or it is only wishful thinking? Let the employees speak. What does EFCS mean to you and how does it facilitate your job?
Tina Vidergar, Integrated Communication Manager CEE, SAP for GFMP: E = mc2 or what Albert Einstein taught me about communications
Yes, Einstein, the famous theoretical physicist, that came up with the general theory of relativity, a theory that has shaken the world. And that was just one of the amazing things he came up with and I do not fully understand and I probably never will, since physics was never my strongest point. Never the […]
New quality of leadership – allied in the face of nonsense we save our workplaces in the near future
You don’t have to put a lot of intellectual effort to understand, what is happening today. Cyborg-managers are being replaced with computers, what means that they are losing and they will be losing their jobs. The only way that saves their asses in this situation is coming back to the „human qualities” of a manager.
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.
Old PR ways are not working anymore. The changes in companies’ environment are too big for PR not to change itself. Public opinion is extremely hostile. PR people feel it themselves. Anyone, who reads companies statements in the Internet and comments below them, can see it. And still everything stays the same.