Leading in Challenging Times: Creating Agile Organizations

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Leading in Challenging Times: Creating Agile Organizations
Dan Corbett, Management Consultant, Canada, Member
This is a challenging time for leaders in charting a course for their organization. These times bring life to the ancient quote from Publilius Syrus that “Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm”.
The current economic environment has raised new and unforeseen challenges for leaders using traditional organizational models in business and public sector organizations. Business organizations have had to adjust to the new realities of a global economy that requires a new culture of being anticipative, adaptable, innovative and flexible. Public sector organizations now have to deal with the aftermath of government plans to eliminate significant deficits that were used to stabilize the economy and to provide citizens with “value for money” through effective resourcing of public funds.

What is clear is that the pace of change will continue as in this new environment, change is not only a constant it is going to drive the future. Lea...Sign up

Preconditions for Organizational Agility
In Ho Kim, Professor, Korea (South), Member
With regard to building organizational agility, some preconditions must be taken into account, including the following:
1. A logic of adapting...Sign up

One more Precondition for Organizational Agility
Satya Nistala, India, Member
What has changed? How does one measure agility? Companies are more agile than they ever were.The stock value of a company is no longer dependent on th...Sign up

Agility is Survival for Another Day
De Monte, Canada, Member
I agree with Dan Corbett and act accordingly. The only constant is to be true to one's self to do what one believes/says to set the example. My...Sign up

Change is Possible for Most Clear Missions
Nihad Almahrooq, Consultant, Saudi Arabia, Member
Embracing and stimulating change, organizational alignment and corporate sustainability are required mechanisms for business activities nowadays. They...Sign up

How to Organize Agility
Luis Fernando Gomez G, Teacher, Colombia, Member
Agility is teamwork throughout the organization with scrum (struggle) and sprints. The term originates from software design....Sign up

How to Make your Organization more Agile at 3 Levels
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
When thinking of how you can make your organization more agile, it's useful to start by considering that the need to be agile or flexible is presen...Sign up

Scaled Agile Framework Addresses Agility at Enterprise Scale
Peter Jetter, Coach, Germany, Member
Agile is popular in software development, because plan&execute outcomes largely do not meet expectations. Agile is an improvement, but no silver bulle...Sign up

Leading Agile Organizations
Dan Corbett, Management Consultant, Canada, Member
@In Ho Kim: I agree with your comments in that to have an agile organization there must also be processes that are us...Sign up

Create an Agile Organization
Sylvia Grant, Consultant, Australia, Member
It is imperative for organizations to build agility, particularly in times of uncertainty, economic turbulence, and fickle markets. From my observatio...Sign up

Agile Works But it's not Easy
Liam, Business Consultant, Malaysia, Member
@Peter Jetter: agile in wherever it applies is meant to be a concept. We shouldn't be too comparative on what it is r...Sign up

Organizational Agility Requires Renewed Appreciation of Humans and Servant Leadership
Greg Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
The evolving organizational environment and the millennial presence is more appreciative of the human side of organizations. One such asset in this ch...Sign up


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