This paper aims to describe the role of responsible leadership in a VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world…expandir resumo
…This paper explains how responsible leadership is aligned with the critical success factors necessary to thrive in a VUCA world. Findings: Critical success factors in the VUCA world are: sound business principles, a firm’s agility to respond speedily, strong collaborative networks, innovation and ethical practices. These are aligned with a responsible leadership style, which is a combination of transformational, servant and authentic leadership.
Essential to a local government successfully executing its mission is the capabilities and motivation of its workforce, a workforce that is only growing in complexity and…expandir resumo
…which will continue to evolve. Employees will continue to have markedly different needs and preferences based on their experiences, culture, ethnicity, and education. Here, Ibarra discusses how to manage workforce challenges.
A successful data and analytics (D&A) function encompasses more than a stack of technologies, or a few people isolated on one floor of the building…expandir resumo
…D&A should be the “pulse” of the organization, incorporated into all key decisions across sales, marketing, supply chain, customer experience and other core functions. What’s the best way to build effective D&A capabilities? Start by developing a strategy across the entire enterprise that includes a clear understanding of what you hope to accomplish and how success will be measured. One of the major American sports leagues is a good example of an organization that is making the most of its D&A function, applying it in scheduling to reduce expenses and player fatigue. Companies can follow the league’s lead by first understanding that successful D&A starts at the top. Make sure that leadership teams are fully immersed in defining and setting expectations across the entire organization. Leaders must also recognize that being successful will take courage, because once they embark on the journey, the insights from data analytics will often point to the need for decisions that could require a course correction. Leaders need to be honest with themselves about their willingness to incorporate the insights into their decision making, and to hold themselves and their teams accountable for doing so.