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StrategyDriven Enterprises Partners with Xen Wireless to Form StrategyDriven Analytics, a Utility Industry Asset Management Blind Benchmarking Service

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Online and Outage Work Management. Engineering Work Management. Plant Maintenance and Operations. About StrategyDriven.

Top Down Leadership Does Work, If You’re Stuck in the Industrial Age

Lead Change Blog

And top-down, hierarchical leadership styles can still be effective for managing an organization, especially those that mass-produce specific products.

Management Styles

Strategy Driven

This is my review of how management styles have evolved. The Human Relations style of management flourished from 1940-1964.

Under New Management

Leading Blog

It is hard to let go of the thinking behind some of the management tools we still use today. Managementthe customer always come first?

The Latest Trends in the Executive Coaching Industry


Please enjoy this recap of the latest trends in the executive coaching industry from Brian Underhill, Ph.D. Is coaching just a fad?” “How

Managing Change Through The Reinvention Continuum

Lead Change Blog

Economic uncertainty, industry change, personal evolution—there are many reasons we–or those we know—decide to pursue career reinvention.

Leadership vs. Management: The Key Difference

Six Disciplines

In any organization, there is a distinction between “The Leaders” and “The Managers.” The Five Levels of Leadership…and Management .

How Leaders Can Manage The Perception Of Progress

Tanveer Naseer

Specifically, how do we keep employees invested in the long-term goals of our organization? And yet, anecdotally, we all know this to be untrue.

Recruiting vs Talent Management

N2Growth Blog

From my perspective, I can’t imagine not integrating services throughout the talent management lifecycle. I think not. Thoughts?

Risk Management – Introduction

Strategy Driven

Effective risk management optimizes the cost of risk monitoring and mitigation with the expense incurred should the event occur. Articles.

StrategyDriven Enterprises Extends its Advisory Services into the Healthcare Industry, Partners with Artower Advisory Services

Strategy Driven

Headquartered in Willoughby, Ohio, Artower Advisory Services’ professionals support healthcare industry leaders throughout the United States.

Managers: What’s Your Plan B?

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Coaching contingency planning Leadership Leadville Lessons from History Management mining paradigm shift risk management

Executive Time Management

Coaching Tip

As we noted, industry asks and expects a lot. Successful corporate women manage the home front as well, if not better, than their careers.

Industrial Statistics – Research vs Practice

Deming Institute

2013 American Statistical Association (ASA) Deming Lecture: Industrial Statistics – Research vs Practice by Vijay Nair, University of Michigan.

Unlocking the Mystery Of Successfully Managing Organizational Change

Strategy Driven

So how do you manage change at the fundamental organizational level? Change Management business management Gabriel Bristol strategydriven

Lost in Translation: Communication Techniques For Middle Managers

Let's Grow Leaders

But trust me, the managers with the best outcomes are masters of translation. Great Managers are Translators. Questions into dialogue.

How to Help Managers Become More Strategic

Let's Grow Leaders

In a recent HBR article, Robert Kabacoff shares his research of 60,000 managers in 40 countries. How Help a Manager Become More Strategic.

2 Ways to Spot Industry-Changing Trends

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. All leaders want to know what trends will shape the future of their industries before they happen. Bob's blog entries "Trend Hunting on the Periphery" 2 Ways to Spot Industry-Changing Trends Harvard Business Review.

Good management CREATES good employees; bad management ruins them

Bud to Boss

Jen and Tim are managers of two totally different functions within Mid-Road Company, but they share the same frustrations about their employees.

Managing the business risks of open innovation

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article, written by Oliver Alexy and Markus Reitzig, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (January 2012), and published by McKinsey & Company.

The Industries Plagued by the Most Uncertainty

Harvard Business Review

Although uncertainty is accelerating, it isn’t affecting all industries the same way. Where does your industry sit?

Risk Management Best Practice 4 – Risk Quantification

Strategy Driven

Corporate Risk Analysis, Management, and Mitigation. You just finished reading Risk Management Best Practice 4 - Risk Quantification !

The Daily Sales Checklist of Successful Sales Managers

The Kini Group

You can go from being a mediocre sales manager to a fantastic one with a solid daily sales checklist. Check In On Overall Team Goals.

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19 Ways to Become the Manager Everyone Wants to Work For

Managers are Heroes

Management is not a popularity contest. But there are proven ways to become the manager everyone wants to work for: 1) Demand excellence.

Beyond Management

Coaching Tip

The systems and structures that we call "management" are obsolete. They were developed during the industrial era more of a century ago while work has changed today. Traditional management structures, systems and tools intended to make the first factories efficient are now obsolete. Management is dead.

The 9 Essential Leadership Strategies in The Age of Information

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

It was the job of leaders to do the important thinking and the job of managers and supervisors to make sure it was implemented.

How to Be Manager When Your Employees Are Older Than You

Let's Grow Leaders

Awkward news: You’re younger than the employees you’ll be managing. However, it has been known to make young managers uncomfortable or nervous.

Germany’s Midsize Manufacturers Outperform Its Industrial Giants

Harvard Business Review

The German Mittelstand is at the forefront of a modern management model that builds flatter, more-innovative, and more-networked enterprises.

How Industrial Systems Are Turning into Digital Services

Harvard Business Review

Building an industrial internet strategy. Such challenges, he says, require industrial companies to take a fresh approach to strategy.

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28 Great Quotes to Inspire and Manage Change

Great Results Team Building

If anything, competition in most industries will probably speed up even more in the next few decades”. Leo Tolstoy. Change before you have to”.

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How To Be A Leader When You’re Only A Manager

Joseph Lalonde

S ometimes it’s difficult to feel fulfilled as a leader when you are currently working as a manager. As an Industry Expert.

How to Be a Pro-Vacation Manager in a High-Pressure Industry

Harvard Business Review

The financial services industry is known for having a high bar and a strong work ethic. Yet, the benefits of taking a break are indisputable.

Risk Management Best Practice 5 – Ongoing Risk Monitoring

Strategy Driven

Corporate Risk Analysis, Management, and Mitigation. You just finished reading Risk Management Best Practice 5 - Ongoing Risk Monitoring !

The Industries Apple Could Disrupt Next

Harvard Business Review

The record labels grumbled that Apple sucked the lion’s share of the profits out of the industry, but it was too late. for three years.

Toyota’s Management History

Deming Institute

Be aware of the public nature of the automotive industry and contribute to the welfare of society. Deming is the core of our management.

134: Under New Management: Upending Business As Usual | with David Burkus

Engaging Leader

Great leaders don’t innovate products, they innovate the factory. Through most of the 20th century, great leaders focused on reinventing the factory.

Winning with Talent Management: Three Real-Life Examples

Crossderry Blog

And when it comes to the cost of a bad project manager, look at it this way: , what was the size of your last failed project: $1 million, $10 million, $100 million? PM College has a tried-and-tested Competency Assessment Program that helps you find and develop the best project managers. We work in an emerging, fast-growing industry.”.

Most Industries Are Nowhere Close to Realizing the Potential of Analytics

Harvard Business Review

And yet for all the hype, most industries have still not come close to realizing the full potential of data and analytics. Lurking behind these numbers are glaring disparities in performance between a few firms at the cutting edge and the average company in any given industry. Insight Center. The Next Analytics Age. Sponsored by SAS.

Risk Management Warning Flag 1 – Unadjusted Resourcing of Risk Monitoring Activities

Strategy Driven

Corporate Risk Analysis, Management, and Mitigation. Relate Articles: Project Management Warning Flag 1 – Unfunded Activities.

The Wrong Way To Innovate: When Unrealistic Expectations Meet Antiquated Management

Strategy Driven

Companies like to rollout their innovations at trade shows and industry events to garner attention and praise for their good work. While there are a lot of best practices, many companies tailor their efforts to their corporate structure and industry. Sprints vs. Marathons. A Kilo of Feathers or A Kilo of Bricks. About the Author.