Organizational Resilience & Business Continuity

Changes in demographics, technology, regulations and consumer tastes challenge organizations to improve the value proposition for their products and services, to lift productivity and bring costs down, to innovate and to seek new opportunities for growth. Added to this, exogenous events can and do severely disrupt an enterprise’s ability to deliver and sustain value creation. Read More …

The Masks of Leadership

The issue around the persona of leadership poses the questions as to whether the “masks of command” can coexist with authentic leadership. In truth, there may be three answers to this question- no, yes and sometimes. In the first instance, Covey is unequivocal in his belief that “what we are communicates far more eloquently than Read More …

So, what is leadership?

It has been posited that “leadership and management (are) closely related but distinguishable functions”. While leadership takes the long view, management is concerned with business activities that focus on planning, maintaining order, keeping processes in control and optimization to meet clearly defined but shorter term objectives. As Drucker notes, management is about doing things right Read More …