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Organizing for the age of urgency

– To compete at the speed of digital, you need to unleash your strategy, your structure, and your people.

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How to create an agile organization

– Transforming companies to achieve organizational agility is in its early days but already yielding positive returns. While the... paths can vary, survey findings suggest how to start.
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ING’s agile transformation

– Two senior executives from the global bank describe their recent journey.
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Agility: It rhymes with stability

– Companies can become more agile by designing their organizations both to drive speed and create stability.
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Building a marketing organization that drives growth today

– Technologies and customer expectations have changed faster than marketing organizations. Here’s how to fix that.

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Women in the food industry

– Where does the sector stand when it comes to gender equality? We look closely at employee experiences as well as policies and... programs the industry has implemented to promote diversity.
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Five Fifty: Better decisions

– The path to better decision-making means untangling the crossed web of accountability—one decision at a time.
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Attracting and retaining the right talent

– The best workers do the best and the most work. But many companies do an awful job of finding and keeping them.
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What every leader needs to know about organizational management

– Leaders of organizations should beware chasing the next shiny object and instead focus on practical, time-tested topics that have... proved to bring success.
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The yin and yang of organizational health

– Sustained performance over the long term and successful transformation in the near term require many of the same ingredients.
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Should assessing financial similarity be part of your corporate portfolio strategy?

– Businesses with different financial profiles can tax managers and put performance at risk. When divesting isn’t an option, here’s... how to manage the conflicts.
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Innovating at the speed of the 21st century in pharmaceuticals

– The CEO of Eli Lilly offers perspectives on accelerating change in the industry.
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Women in law firms

– Law firms have many of the right policies and programs in place to improve gender diversity, but more can be done to translate... stated commitments into measurable outcomes.
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How digital reinventors are pulling away from the pack

– As digitization progresses, incumbents competing in new, digital ways are already outperforming those that continue to operate... traditionally, a new survey finds.
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Wellness at work: The promise and pitfalls

– It takes more than a discounted health-club membership to move the needle on employee well-being.
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How to break through the gravitational pull of your legacy organization

– Initial successes in a digital transformation often break down over time. Digital winners know what it takes to break through.
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Safe enough to try: An interview with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

– Organizations are more likely to innovate and thrive when they unleash the potential of individuals and the power of self-organizing... teams, says the online retailer’s CEO.
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Disruption, friction, and change: The hallmarks of a true transformation

– A company transformation is a holistic, top-priority endeavor that requires aggressive focus from the management team to reach... the full potential of a business.
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Focusing your M&A team on revenue growth

– Revenue synergies can make a good deal even better.
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Democratizing diversity

– The general manager of people and culture at Australia’s Origin Energy explains why it’s important to go beyond top-down objectives... and targets.
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How mobility players can compete as the automotive revolution accelerates

– What is required to navigate the emerging personal-mobility landscape in an uncertain future?

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