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
Useful insight from Mike Morrow, Managing Director at TRANSEARCH, on the excellent opportunities for career growth within manufacturing.
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.
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.
“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.”
“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.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 »
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”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 »
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.
Di Gillett, Director of TRANSEARCH International Australia, explains why it is important to welcome challenges as opportunities, and be prepared to take a risk.