How can significant changes within the organization be introduced most effectively? The literature describes different approaches such as top-down or bottom-up. In organisational development projects, however, the approach of "piloting" is the most promising. The graph below shows why this is the case:
With the plea for agility comes the demand for a reduction of hierarchy. Or more precisely: the dismantling of a classical hierarchy. Because agile networks also know a hierarchy, namely a competence-based one. In other words: In agile organizations, decision-making power is decentralized in such a way that the ( technical ) competence of a … Weiterlesen Five important dimensions to promote a specialist career in (agile) organisations
More and more organisations are placing values at the centre of their activities. But values are not simply lived automatically because they are captured by a workgroup on beautiful PowerPoint slides and approved by management. Values have to be transferred into daily work. After I developed my model for digital fitness some time ago, I … Weiterlesen Three effective approaches to promoting mindsets & values in organizations
I'm usually overly differentiated. In this article I deviate from this habit because the goal is nothing less than the change of how culture transformation has been done so far. I have to disenchant a myth that is passed around in practice as if it were law. No, culture transformation does not take long. We're … Weiterlesen Easy-to-use methodology that ensures impactful culture transformation in no time
In an article Yordan Athanassov presented a tool for agile culture. He also discussed how agility can be legitimized in top management. This is a crucial issue, as something new often needs to be legitimised twice. The new solution must not only be better than the existing system, it must be perfect as well. As … Weiterlesen Traditional decision processes and why the new does not have to be perfect
I am currently preparing a module that I will be conducting at the BVS St. Gallen for the first time this spring. The focus of this module is on the "digital corporate culture", where "digital competencies" and "digital mindsets" will be an important part as well. The "Digital" in Culture, Competence or Mindset Now I … Weiterlesen Digital Fitness – Which mindsets and competencies lead to success in a digital world?
A short prologue to the following article I usually use my train ride to read articles or blog posts. I hope to learn something new for my work. For example, how I could do something better or different. Unfortunately, most of the posts remain on a very abstract level, pointing out that this or that … Weiterlesen Four elements to learn from mistakes