Many have heard of the Silicon Valley Mantra: Fail fast, fail early. But many put the mantra in the drawer of keywords for the innovation or marketing department. We must all fail sooner and faster. Why? And how? - I would like to elaborate on that in this article. Quickly test, reject and develop new … Weiterlesen The new knowledge work – Fail Fast, Fail Early applies to all
How would we work if we were completely free to choose? How can individual autonomy and team collaboration be aligned in the best possible way? Do we need rules and guidelines to install new ways of working or are mutual respect and situational communication strong enough as mediators? That’s exactly the question that the initiators … Weiterlesen An experiment aimed at fostering a learning culture
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
How to share lessons learned in organizations and teams efficiently and effectively? A question on which entire libraries are filled. A question which, in the terms of "knowledge management", justifies an entire research and practice strand. Not surprisingly, many interesting things have been written for this purpose. But in the same way, literature also contains … Weiterlesen How lessons learned can be shared effectively and efficiently
This famous quote by Philip Rosenthal is symptomatic of the Western self-conception: change is progression, stagnation is regression. In terms of the economy, this would probably mean that only those companies that continue to develop can survive. If one consistently follows this logic, then the executive management of an organization must constantly change the system … Weiterlesen Organizational culture for dynamic stability
Last year, as part of the introductory course on education management at the University of St. Gallen, I was invited to give a guest lecture on the topic of "learning culture development". After an introduction to what learning culture is and why we should deal with it (cf. also my other blog post on this … Weiterlesen Approaches for developing learning culture