More product-driven organizations drive projects at the local business unit, division, or product level. Even these silo projects gain benefits with an impact assessment.
Project management is not a process, but a promise
A project introduces something new. New requires change from what was to a promise of what will. The project deliverable, or …
Root cause and critical path, that’s organization development
What is organization development? Yes organization development: Training and Leadership development and Coaching and Performance management and Change management and Communications …
Mergers and acquisitions systems thinking strategies, part 3
Systems thinking strategies for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) provide better integration valuations and post-merger operations. With mergers and acquisitions systems thinking the …
Mergers and acquisitions systems thinking strategies, part 2
When evaluating merger integration risk the reality is true integration risk identification can only happen with an evaluation of systems integration. Without front-end, due diligence on human capital integration then too often the deal becomes a post-merger write-off. The result: wasted opportunity, multiples on paper only, and “synergies” left back on the deal table or with the executive hand-shake.
Mergers and acquisitions systems thinking strategies, part 1
I transitioned into a human capital focus gradually over my career. My collected experiences just overwhelmingly led me to realize without …
Change management stormtroopers and system theory
Frameworks and theories that rely on past events ignore all opportunity for organizations to interact in an interdependent co-generative way: systems theory.
Systems theory and systems thinking relies on interface, feedback, organizational goals, input, throughput, output, differentiation, and integration.