Developing an Agile Top Management Team

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Developing an Agile Top Management Team
Jaap de Jonge, CEO, Netherlands, Editor
Nowadays any company has to be strategically agile -- able to respond and adapt quickly to changing market conditions.
One important but sometimes overlooked aspect of the capabilities and competences a firm should possess to achieve such strategic agility is the need to have a highly competent top management team in developing this agility.
But how do you grow and nurture such an 'agile competence' among the members of the top management team and... for the team as a whole?
I'm looking forward to your ideas and suggestions......Sign up

One of the Keys for Developing Towards Strategic Agility
Moonen, Business Consultant, Netherlands, Member
One of the keys is that you prioritize the development of agile delivery competence in your change organization, sponsored and observed by your top ma...Sign up

Strategic Agileness of Top Management
razi efron
Dear Mr. de Jonge, the ability to stay relevant in a dynamic non-linear environment, has to do with the low level of knowledge rather then the ...Sign up

Grow and Nurture Such an 'Agile Competence'
Waterschoot, Consultant, Netherlands, Member
- Individuals and interactions over processes and tools
- Working results over comprehensive decision making
- Customer col...Sign up

Top Management Team
Gilbert Aubert, Coach, Costa Rica, Member
In my experience as an executive coach, I have learned that trust between team members is essential. They do not have to be close friends, but ...Sign up

Establishing Strategic Agility in Higher Management
Chu S. Yong, Professor, Brazil, Member
Dear friends, as the business, political and economical environment is becoming more and more volatile, my experience with high management, team an...Sign up

Self Organization Demonstrates Agility in Management
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
Wheatley (2007), in her book 'Finding our Way; Leadership for an Uncertain Time', observes that "We want organization to be adaptive, flexib...Sign up

Vertical Hierarchy + Horizontal Networks
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
While the traditional org structure (vertical) is required for governance and accountability purposes, the leaders of an agile corporation also...Sign up

Developing Agile Top Management Teams
pradeep deo, Strategy Consultant, India, Member
To develop an agile top management team you have to start with talent management and/or creating a Sign up

Developing an Agile Top Management Team
Tinus van der Merwe
An agile team would be one where the team can think and understand quickly, and then move quickly and easily. This implies common understanding...Sign up

Cultivate an Articulating Ability...
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
Agility is simple to be said, but difficult in practice. It is not only quickly responding but responding in suitable time.
For this, the top...Sign up

Building Top Management Team with Strategic Agility
Fahrettin Otluoglu, CMC, Management Consultant, Turkey, Member
To build top management team with strategic agility needs competent leaders;
- With specific/functional in-depth knowledge,
- With the simil...Sign up

Agile Management
Erika Bellander, Management Consultant, Sweden, Member
This is interesting. I would say that agile work is a turbulent (creative) problem solving way of work. But I think that precisely as scrum for...Sign up

Change Management - a Subset of Strategic Agility
Dr Gary Jones, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
When describing strategic agility what are we really talking about is the ability to change to meet new opportunities or to adapt to any change in the...Sign up

Reframing for Strategic Agility
MICHAEL PETIT, PHD, Director, Australia, Member
The answer to this question requires some understanding of areas outside the established discipline of management including philosophy, sociology, psy...Sign up

Dveloping a Highly Competent Top Management Team
Dr. Alan Williams, Professor, Thailand, Member
There is of course no one easy answer. I remember research about 5 / 8 years ago, trying to identify why the same companies dominate the global and th...Sign up

Top Management Agility
BNYa, Consultant, India, Member
Changes in the environment, effects of the same on our business, chalking out measures to cope with the effects and the speed of measures are all rela...Sign up

Developing Agile Top Management
Hossein, Malaysia, Member
Being agile in operations is key. However being agile in taking decisions with practical strategies is even more key! The web portal can help b...Sign up

Strategic Agility and Leader Behaviour
Jan Emerton
For us, the most important aspect is leader behaviour. As referenced above, leaders must learn to ask and adapt rather than decide and tell.Sign up

Need for Managing a Continuously Updating Strategy
Ioan Cuncev, Romania, Member
An agile top management team must be always up-to-date with business environment. Due to the complexity of the managed system and its interdependences...Sign up

Coaching for Agility
Dilip Khanal, CEO, Nepal, Member
We need to coach the team to be entrepreneurial. Entrepreneurship compasses all aspects required for agility.
Two aspects are most important:
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Character, Courage and Trust
Maria Montero, Coach, Venezuela, Member
A physiological mature top management that does not feel threatened by creative ideas that are not theirs.
They value people and promote the ...Sign up

Promote and Train Trustworthy Employees
Bruce W Butler, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
- Recognize those people with decision making capability with a proven track record of doing what is best for the company (ie. trustworthy).
- Av...Sign up

Strategic Agility, Cognition and Meaning (with Transdisciplinarity)
Chu S. Yong, Professor, Brazil, Member
Dear friends, let me suggest a new approach (innovation) based on quantum-metaphysics applied to strategy formulation, and which induce strategic agil...Sign up

Strategic Agility Requires Learning
Suzannah Goss, Student (University), Denmark, Member
... both personal and institutional learning. Namely experiential learning to guide reflection on the current situation and taking action.
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Vertical Hierarchy and Horizontal Networks Held Together by TRUST
KATHRYN STEINER, MBA, Entrepreneur, United States, Member
Gary Wong, I would like to read Franklin Covey's Speed of Trust. I would like to understand how specifically trust factors in to response.
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Steven Covey on the Speed of Trust
Gary Wong, Consultant, Canada, Premium Member
Kathryn: I suggest watching this FranklinCovey video.