The framework to take the decision to outsource elements of your organisation’s operations has changed in the 21st century. The long-term consequences of outsourcing without considering the very foundations of organisations are becoming more apparent. The real problem with outsourcing is “fracturing”, the splitting of what should be integrated parts of the organisation.
Imagine if you will – you’ve recently started a new role as General Manager. You’ve spent a few weeks listening to people and identifying success barriers and passion bleeders. You’ve introduced the team to the concept of radical management and started off on the journey to lay the foundations. And in Week 6 of your [...]
For the last few weeks, I have been working with some people helping them develop a better understanding of social media. Like many in management, consultancy and communication fields, I have been working on my own understanding for some time as this is a developing and changing field. Let’s start by saying Twitter is one [...]
Challenging the process takes great courage, yet is essential to sustainable success. This story of mixed success reminds us there are many elements to consider when challenging the process.
This afternoon I was on my lunchtime walk when I suddenly felt a sharp, pinpoint pain in my heel. I ignored it until my foot hit the ground on the next step and the pain increased significantly. The thought sprang into my mind: It’s a bee sting I ripped off my sandal and checked my [...]
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