PwC Report Shows: Why Leaders Can’t Make Strategy On Their Own

In most organizations it is leaders who are responsible for setting out the organization’s strategy. Because of their position at the top, they have insights and oversight that others in the organization don’t have. Furthermore they have the power and capabilities to make sure that the rest of the organization conforms to the strategy. Therefore, leaders…

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Seven Tips For Developing Goal-Directed Collaborations And Ecosystems

Ecosystems, co-creation, platforms and other types of collaborations gain increasing attention as attractive ways of doing business. As a recent report by Innovation Leader shows, their potential value can be significant and diverse: cost reduction, a stronger position in the market, faster time to market, new ideas,  more innovative products and services and so on. Along those lines, many…

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Why Fit Beats Best Practice

In business we are fond of best practices. We study successful companies, distill key lessons from how they have done it and try to adopt those as best practices in our organizations. This is how best-selling books like “In Search Of Excellence” (Peters & Waterman), “Good To Great” (Collins) and “Blue Ocean Strategy” (Kim & Mauborgne)…

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