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    Exponential technological shifts are changing the job landscape forever. Continued disruption and uncertainty demand new thinking about organisation design. John Burdett highlights the leadership challenges and questions to consider to attract and retain top talent in an age of digital transformation. If It Can Be Digitalised, It Will Be Digitalised > PDF download

    If It Can Be Digitalised, It Will Be Digitalised

    John Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    In case you missed it, we are "enjoying" the opening act of a social and cultural revolution; an inflection point so disruptive that the printing press, steam power and the discovery of oil come to mi... Read »

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    Darren Raycroft, a Partner with The Bedford Consulting Group Inc., shares his experience in helping first-time CEOs manage their first few critical months in a new role.

    Keys to success in your first CEO role

    Darren Raycroft on LinkedIn

    Change is and will continue to be the order of the day in todays business climate, and that can be intimidating for a first-time CEO. Any time a new chief executive is appointed - be they an internal ... Read »

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    Useful insight from Mike Morrow, Managing Director at TRANSEARCH, on the excellent opportunities for career growth within manufacturing.

    Opportunities for a modern workforce

    Mike Morrow on Association for Manufacturing Excellence

    Parents are eager to see their kids settle into “good jobs,” those that invite fulfillment, job security and financial independence. Many families find themselves struggling, though, with the proh... Read »

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    A question top executives should be asking is, “Why do my best people stay?” What does it take to keep the best employees engaged, enthused about the work, their individual status in the organisation, and the positive WHY of the organisation? We may all have our personal opinions and guesses about why people stay, but the best source of that information is the employees themselves.

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    This case study highlights how TRANSEARCH helped shape and align organisational cultures across diversified component companies, and found a General Manager with the level of experience and credibility in the finance markets capable of pushing the kind of innovation and cultural transformation required to achieve the group’s exciting new business plan.

    Developing a New Business Identity

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    Following the sale of its premier brand serving micro finance markets across Latin America, the legacy portfolio of companies that constituted a diversified investment group required a new business id... Read »

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    “Charles Darwin is long remembered for informing us, based on years of study as a naturalist and biologist, that it is not the strongest of the species that survives, but rather, the one most adaptable to change.”

    Creating An Environment For Innovation

    Dr. Johannes Burghold on LinkedIn

    If one were to ask Darwin, today, about what to expect on the road to a true breakthrough, it may well be that setting up the dynamics and environment for innovation must indeed come before the great ... Read »

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    “Are you managing your culture?” If any of the seven questions that follow receives a negative response, the answer is, almost certainly, “not so much.”

    John Burdett is a best-selling author on leadership and organisation culture, and is Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International. In “The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture” (PDF) John explains in detail why you should ask yourself these 7 key questions about organisational culture.

    The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture

    John O. Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    For a great organization, culture isn't an abstract or vague concept ... it's real ... it speaks to people. It's not a competitive advantage ... it's a competitive imperative. Read »

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    3 thought-provoking leadership development articles: “The Future of Leadership Development”, “Learn from People, Not Classes” and “We’re Giving Ownership of Development to Individuals”

    Educating the Next Generation of Leaders

    Mihnea Moldoveanu, Das Narayandas, Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh, Ben Casnocha on Harvard Business Review

    The need for leadership development has never been more urgent. Companies of all sorts realize that to survive in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment, they need leadership ... Read »

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    Other than know-how in technology, which is a given, leadership competencies differ depending upon the role. That understood, five leadership competencies are emerging as having future primacy.

    John Burdett is a best-selling author on leadership and organisation culture, and is Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International. In this download (PDF) John explains in detail what leaders need to know now to embrace mastery in each of these competencies.

    Tomorrow's Leadership Will Be Different

    John Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    We commonly see references to "the shortage of talent." Paradoxically, there is no shortage of talent. The growing number of business schools around the world, combined with the billions of dollars s... Read »

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    Di Gillett, Director of TRANSEARCH International Australia, explains why it is important to welcome challenges as opportunities, and be prepared to take a risk.

    Change is not without risk

    Di Gillett on TRANSEARCH International Australia

    Having just celebrated Australia Day, and being married to an Australia Day Ambassador whose parents landed at Station Pier in Melbourne in the late 1940s, I am reminded that being brave, adventurous ... Read »

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