How To Make Two Key Contradictions of Leadership Work For You

Terry Starbucker

All that vision, all that inspiration, all that process, all that teaching, all that alignment, all that mission statement – all that everything – comes into play right then and there. There must be centralization to deliver decentralization. Then there is the really “bizarro&# contradiction of centralization/decentralization. It’s the moment of truth. That moment when all of what you’ve put into your leadership comes to fruition.

Transforming a Management System – A Case Study From the Madison Wisconsin Police Department

Curious Cat

A mission statement is developed by the management team and shared with the department. The first step in achieving the vision of a decentralized, citizen-focused police service. Field operations are decentralized into four areas of the city – central, south, east, north and west. The chief begins check-ins with detectives regarding decentralization and how their work can be improved. We started with a bold vision statement – it was essential.

3 Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Platform Business Model

Harvard Business

Avon’s platform is more than makeup; it’s actually a decentralized economic empowerment model for women with product flowing through the platform as the object for connection. Shared purpose extends beyond a mission statement and transcends market shifts. By now, nearly every executive has navigated at least one discussion about whether his or her organization should strive to become a platform.