…… Originally published in The Organization in the Digital Age 2016-2017 ……
- Command-and-control leadership style.
- Hesitation to rethink how people work.
- Fear of losing control by management and central functions.
- Centralized decision-making.
- Excessive fear of taking risks.
…… Part of The Basics series. First published in February 2016 ……
How would you respond to the 4 questions below? They have been explored with several hundred organizations, first at the end of 2013 and then again at the end of 2014. The results were practically identical. (more…)
…… Part of The Basics series. First published in November 2014 ……
Most organizations are just starting the journey.
A long road with major barriers.
Two recent studies, Social Business: Shifting out of First Gear from MIT Sloan Management and Deloitte (here) and the other from myself, The Digital Workplace in the Connected Organization, (my 2014 annual report) have drawn very similar conclusions: (more…)
…… Part of The Basics series. First published in April 2014 ……
If you are in Berlin between end of day Wed 9 April and Fri evening 11 April, get in touch. I’m going there tomorrow for Intranet Reloaded, 2014. (more…)
…… Part of The Basics series. First published in February 2013 ……
Pressure on the organization after top management is on board
Going digital inside an organization will be a lot easier if the C-suite is a driving force. That’s the case with most early adopters of the digital workplace. They have strong, visible and active support from the top. However the majority of organizations are still struggling to get the top team in tune with their digital initiatives. (more…)