The omni-channel world provides a clash of old world and new world: different value chains co-existing; legacy ERP systems working alongside new digital technologies. If it can be made to work the consumer wins.but can the retailer win? What are the questions and challenges leaders and their teams need to face?Go
Some people feel they have to be good at every leadership dimension to justify taking on a leadership role. This has two critical consequences: leaders are making decisions so far out of their areas of competence they are damaging their business; secondly - potential leaders who recognise they have areas of weakness feel they have no place at the top table, which is a tragic waste of talent. We ex...Go
Organisations invest a lot of money in leadership development but the end product can often overemphasise importance of the behavioural side of leadership, as if it is an end in itself rather than a means of delivering results. Find out how to ensure the effectiveness of leadership development.Go
It's human nature to surround ourselves with people who are just like us. It's a view that sets unrealistic expectations of - and intolerable pressure on - chief executives and other leaders. Find out more about our more liberating view on leadership.
Entering the last days of the year naturally provokes a period of reflection. And as we look back on the last 12 months for Change Associates, I'm proud that it has been a year of carefully considered growth and development, built on a bedrock of original research and positive partnerships. January The first Octagon Series event of 2015 considers why so many business transformation projects go off...Go
Consulting is facing the most fundamental change in its history. After more than 100 years of stability, an alternative business model is emerging, and this is being driven by smaller players seeking a foothold in the market and by clients who are becoming much smarter in how they buy consulting services. Enabled by affordable new technologies, the democratisation of knowledge and entrepreneurial ...