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NEWS & EVENTS

New service offerings, tools, books & upcoming events

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NEW AND NOTEWORTHY

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STRATEGY THAT WORKS (new service)

Solid choices, grounded in operational reality, winning results

 

Strategy that works is strategy that's understood by everyone in the organisation and offers practical guidance for everyday decision making. It is built on clear strategic choices outlining a valid theory of advantage. It focuses on creating a future in which you win together with your customers..

And it can be developed in 4-8 weeks, following a simple, proven process which generates buy-in from all stakeholders.

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ecosystems Inc.

Understanding, harnessing and developing organisational ecosystems

 

The latest Thinkers50 book project compiles insights from the world's leading thinkers and practitioners with contributions from Rita McGrath, Julian Birkinshaw, Mark Greeven and a host of others from the Thinkers50 community.

Includes my essay "What if management models ate ecosystem strategies for breakfast?"

Available in paperback & ebook from Thinkers50.

(I have permission to share the ebook with my network. If that's you, let me know if you'd like one)

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tools and thinking aids

Thinking through performance improvement

 

Access my collection of tools and frameworks to help you think through performance improvement for your organisation.

Management model design helps you become intentional when designing the work of management. Make your management model explicit and avoid common flaws.

The seven root causes sheds light on common mistakes organisations make. This thinking aid helps create awareness and offers practical advice for eliminating them. 

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BETTER MANAGEMENT

Essays on management as a force for good

 

Unleashing the full potential of people and organisations. That’s management’s job. 

 

In my Medium publication, I shed light on the timeless wisdom of early management thinkers — and explore how to build on it with today’s best thinking. In service of designing organisations that are fit for human beings and fit for the 21st century.

 

upcoming events

September 15, 2021

seven Root causes

In this webinar for the World Agility Forum, I am joined by Michele Zanini, co-author with Gary Hamel of their recent book "Humanocracy". 

 

We'll shed light on what I call the seven root causes and how we can overcome them. Michele and I will share examples from our practices.

November 15-16, 2021

thinkers 50 awards

Every two years, Thinkers50 salutes the leading management thinkers with awards for distinguished achievements and, of course, the global ranking of management thinkers.

Great opportunity to stay current. Hope to see many of you there.

Details tbd

September 25-26, 2021

WORLD AGILITY FORUM

This year, the forum is dedicated to the question "Why do some organizations succeed while others are stuck?" Keynotes and panels will explore aspects of management for the 21st century.

I'll be contributing to a yet to be determined panel on day one. 

November 17-19, 2021

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The Global Peter Drucker Forum is the world's premier management conference. I'm excited about this year's theme "the human imperative". After all, management is a moral activity and all about human beings. 

I'm not speaking this year but will help behind the scenes. 

November 11, 2021

WEBINAR: MMD

The Haier Model Research Institute (HMI) together with the Southeast Asia Center (SEAC) runs a regular webinar series for practitioners. 

 

I'll have the privilege of contributing a webinar on Management Model Design (MDD), using Haier's Rendanheyi model as a case study.  

Details tbd
 

PAST events

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June 30, 2021

A DAY OF DRUCKER

This special event by the Global Peter Drucker Forum explores the relevance of Drucker's work for today's burning questions.

Learn from those who knew him and join us on this special day! 

 

I'll have the privilege of co-chairing the final session of the day.