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

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Enterprises LLC and Xen Wireless form StrategyDriven Analytics to provide utility industry executives and managers with asset management program benchmarking data supporting operational and investment decisions and fleet and individual plant performance assessments.

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. Leadership Development Leadership Management

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Management Styles

Strategy Driven

Organizations should coordinate management skills into its overall corporate strategy, in order to satisfy customer needs profitably, draw together the components for practical strategies and implement strategic requirements to impact the business. Under it, people were managed.

Under New Management

Leading Blog

It is hard to let go of the thinking behind some of the management tools we still use today. David Burkus reports on a number of seemingly radical management ideas in Under New Management. He also tackles the question: Are managers necessary? Management

The Latest Trends in the Executive Coaching Industry

Aspire-CS

I’ve come to realize that a portion of my readers are internal and external coaches, OD/LD/Talent management folks and HR managers who will be interested in this information. Please enjoy this recap of the latest trends in the executive coaching industry from Brian Underhill, Ph.D.

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. Change Management Management Reinvention Continuum

Leadership vs. Management: The Key Difference

Six Disciplines

In any organization, there is a distinction between “The Leaders” and “The Managers.” A way to sum up this thought would be: “Leadership develops the vision, management executes it.”. The Five Levels of Leadership…and Management .

How Leaders Can Manage The Perception Of Progress

Tanveer Naseer

In much of my work with leaders and organizations in various industries and disciplines, there’s a common issue that they seek help on addressing.

Risk Management – Introduction

Strategy Driven

These risks challenge executives and managers in so far as they can have consequentially negative impacts on the organization’s ongoing sustainability from an operational, financial, reputational, and regulatory perspective. Focus of the Risk Management Topic.

Recruiting vs Talent Management

N2Growth Blog

I recently participated in a panel discussion about the future of the recruiting industry, and quite frankly, I was surprised with many of the prevailing attitudes and thoughts surrounding the topic at hand. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth .

Executive Time Management

Coaching Tip

The researchers said they weren't surprised by the amount of time spent in meetings, since one of the roles of a CEO is to manage employees and meet with customers and consultants. As we noted, industry asks and expects a lot. What do chief executives do all day?

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

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Enterprises LLC and Artower Advisory Services, LLC partner to provide healthcare industry executives and managers with Affordable Care Act mandated Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program consulting services.

Managers: What’s Your Plan B?

Lead Change Blog

But in 21 st -century industry, you still find organizations counting on conditions that are likely to change, basing decisions on iffy assumptions, putting all eggs in one basket, or being blind-sighted by paradigm shifts. Some people miss out on life’s opportunities.

Unlocking the Mystery Of Successfully Managing Organizational Change

Strategy Driven

So how do you manage change at the fundamental organizational level? Implement a plan and share it: In managing the transition effectively, it is highly important to develop a plan, build strategic teams to tackle the workload and clearly define roles and expectations throughout this change.

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. Great middle managers take time to learn the languages of those around them, and listen well to hear the truths from multiple perspectives.

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. This presentation is focused statistical process control (SPC) and some emerging statistics issues in industry.

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. Managers can learn to be more strategic through understanding, exposure and challenge. Instead invest in your highly talent managers and teach them the art of strategy.

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. To read the complete article, obtain information about the firm, access other resources, and sign up for email alerts, please click here. * * * [.].

Good management CREATES good employees; bad management ruins them

Bud to Boss

You can hire the right employees for your business, but if your managers don’t manage them well, those good employees may wind up messing up, rather than stepping up. They don’t see how much their poor management skills are contributing to their employees’ low performance.

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. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Scott AnthonyTo sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here.

Technological Innovation and Management

Curious Cat

ASQ has asked their Influential Voices to explore the idea of the fourth industrial revolution: “this new era is founded on the practical use of technological innovations like artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, and the Internet of Things (IoT).”

Risk Management Best Practice 4 – Risk Quantification

Strategy Driven

In order for an organization’s leaders to economically manage their business’s risks, they must first understand each risk’s inherent and residual value. Corporate Risk Analysis, Management, and Mitigation. Risk Management – Value of Effective Risk Management.

The Industries Plagued by the Most Uncertainty

Harvard Business Review

Although uncertainty is accelerating, it isn’t affecting all industries the same way. and technological uncertainty (can we make a desirable solution?) — and how much uncertainty your industry faces depends on the interaction of the two. Where does your industry sit?

Management of Meanings: When the Gears Don’t Align

Lead Change Blog

Much of the adopted research on the field of strategic management and leadership depicts the successful leader as planner, decision maker, and instigator of structure and sustainable processes. This post is part of our 2017 Lead Change Group Guest Blogger Series.

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. In " Beyond Management " (Palgrave Macmillan, December 2011) author Mark Addleson explains why workers have to manage themselves and tells them how to do it. Management is dead.

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. No hard-working employee wants to work for a manager who tolerates poor performance. Micro-managing crushes morale.

The 9 Essential Leadership Strategies in The Age of Information

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Once upon a time, in a land called Industrial Age, the leaders of organizations resided at the top of a hierarchy, managers were in the middle, and workers were supervised. Leadership Age of information industrial age Information age

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. How can you effectively manage employees with far greater work and life experience?

28 Great Quotes to Inspire and Manage Change

Great Results Team Building

This list of 28 great quotes to inspire and help manage change may be useful to remind yourself and your coworkers of the needs and benefits that motivate successful people to not only welcome it, but to become advocates and champions for progress. Change is a continuous and ongoing process.

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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. It really depends on the industry and market. As a sales manager, one of your biggest responsibilities is to help your team streamline their tasks and increase efficiency.

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How Industrial Systems Are Turning into Digital Services

Harvard Business Review

Industrial companies have tended to be among the last to create digital strategies that harness the new opportunities arising from the proliferation of smart products. Building an industrial internet strategy. The race toward new industrial business models.

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Germany’s Midsize Manufacturers Outperform Its Industrial Giants

Harvard Business Review

But a new analysis from the German Savings Banks Association shows that, in the last fiscal year, its midsize company clients managed, on average, profit margins of 7.3%. Mittelstand managers give their workers a great deal of their time.

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. It’s difficult for people in the industry to step away from their work due to the fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Work-life balance Stress Time management Organizational culture

Risk Management Best Practice 5 – Ongoing Risk Monitoring

Strategy Driven

To help monitor and manage these risks, most organizations employ groups providing performance and compliance risk assurance so that significantly adverse consequences are avoided. Corporate Risk Analysis, Management, and Mitigation.

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. But let’s face it, when you are a manager, your sole responsibility is to “manage” the day-to-day tasks as required by your boss. As an Industry Expert.

The Industries Apple Could Disrupt Next

Harvard Business Review

But in our view, Apple faces a deeper problem: the industries most susceptible to its unique disruptive formula are just too small to meet its growth needs. The record labels grumbled that Apple sucked the lion’s share of the profits out of the industry, but it was too late.

Toyota’s Management History

Deming Institute

To establish simple and effective management systems without being preoccupied by form, paying particular attention to ensuring checks and actions, and rotating the management cycle rapidly. There is still such a long way to go in improving the practice of management.

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

Engaging Leader

From Frederick Taylor to Henry Ford, the industrial age was made by people who could envision the best way to design the organization around the product. Great leaders don’t innovate products, they innovate 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. These are the sweet spots for our assessments: to develop and sustain superior project management performance. Their project managers need to be the best of the best … from Day One.

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

Strategy Driven

These risk management activities, however, are often unaccounted for in the project’s budget and instead draw resources away from the organization’s other risk management efforts; diminishing the business’s overall ability to effectively manage its other risks.