Category Archives: Management

Why Change Failure Occurs

GUEST POST from Greg Satell Never has the need for transformation been so dire or so clear. Still, that’s no guarantee that we will muster the wisdom to make the changes we need to. After all, President Bush warned us … Continue reading

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Scaling-up, the next frontier for innovation organization

Guest Post from Nicolas Bry How to transform innovative bottom-up initiatives into a movement spread across the company? How to scale your innovation program widely? Here are a few lessons learned from creating innovation programs in Europe, and tweaking them … Continue reading

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Innovation organization only thrives along with innovation culture

Guest Post from Nicolas Bry Innovation organization doesn’t thrive without innovation culture: organization and process without culture are like a factory without raw materials; culture without organization and process is appropriate to initiate a handful of innovation projects, but doesn’t … Continue reading

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What is Change Management?

Organizational Change Management (OCM) is an incredibly important part of management science, but a very immature part. So immature in fact that as the profession began to coalesce the unfortunate decision was made to anchor on the term change management … Continue reading

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The Rise of Employee Relationship Management (ERM)

What’s in a name? From the early days when HR was referred to as workforce management or personnel management, to the emergence of scientific management and labor unions, the practice of human resources has been constantly evolving. The name for … Continue reading

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What is the best way to create successful change? – EPISODE FOUR – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE FOUR of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE FOUR tackles a question I’m asked so frequently that I wrote a book to answer it: “What is the best … Continue reading

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How can I create continuous innovation in my organization? – EPISODE TWO – Ask the Consultant

Live from the Innovation Studio comes EPISODE TWO of a new ‘Ask the Consultant’ series of short form videos. EPISODE TWO tackles the second most commonly asked question of me: “How can I create continuous innovation in my organization?” Hint: … Continue reading

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Why Change is Hard

In 250 Words or Less When we think about change, often we look at it as being done to us, not something that we are part of. Initiating change is a scary, overwhelming process that we often avoid because we … Continue reading

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Remote Project Management – The Visual Project Charter™

The truth is that for most of us project managers, whether we want to admit it or not, the process of creating a project charter is one that we often dread. We sit there in front of a Microsoft Word … Continue reading

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Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2020

After a week of torrid voting and much passionate support, along with a lot of gut-wrenching consideration and jostling during the judging round, I am proud to announce your Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2020: Janet Sernack Janet Sernack is … Continue reading

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