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Nick Anderson
Business Consultant, United States
In our survey report 'Competitive Agility - Anytime, Anywhere, on Anything', many contributors see change agility as more important than all other factors. Why is agility so important? - Adaptability to change, anytime, anywhere, on anything can be seen as stable and helps build integrity and trust with customers.- Being nimble and adaptable to market requirements creates opportunities for early market entry. Delivering such agility and flexibility internally drives innovation externally. - Agility is change embracing and develops pre-emptive ability. Agile companies are more likely to initiate change and gain competitive advantage over larger, slower moving corporations. - Agility allows a company to do business and not spend time reacting to problems and issues. Embracing agility as how we do it around here, rather than striving to maintain the status quo means you are more likely to deliver customer value. It follows, for many contributors, that agility leads to deeper relation (...) Read more? Sign up for free

  Yeshwant Moodliar
Consultant, India

Train Employees to Cope with Competitive Agility in Grasping Work Environment

In India as in the rest of the world, the environm (...)

  Nick Anderson
Business Consultant, United States

Competitive Agility in Grasping Work Environment

We started out with concerns about change manageme (...)

  Gokhale Shrirang
Management Consultant, India

Building Competitive Agility as I See It

@Yeshwant Moodliar : I agree with you regarding th (...)

  Peter Dragen
Business Consultant, Sweden

Recipe for Increasing Agility

I think agility has primarily to do with the size (...)


Competitive Agility. Importance, Benefits and How To's

I agree with the valuable issues and thoughts pres (...)

  Prof. Alkis S. Magdalinos
Business Consultant, Greece

Creating Competitive Agility

Hi Nick, your statement on competitive agility is (...)

  Saeed Khodaee
Director, Iran

Change Management Based on Prior Preparations

Changing anything significant in a workplace is hi (...)

  Antonio Luiz Pontes
Consultant, Brazil

Competitive Agility : A Cultural Factor and a Leadership Issue

Agility is a cultural factor and therefore should (...)

  Nasir Cader
Student (Other)

Recipe for Success in an Ever Changing Business Environment

Adapt or perish. We should always keep abreast of (...)

  Akbar Shaikh
Management Consultant

Agility is Basically a Top Management Game

I believe that agility is basically a top manageme (...)

  Victor Manuel Meneses Torres
Consultant, Mexico

To Achieve Strategic Agility, Competitive Agility become a Permanent Observer

I would add a recommendation about how to become a (...)

  Nick Anderson
Business Consultant, United States

Agility and the Requiring Environment

We talk of the agile culture but how do we achieve (...)

Consultant, India

Change Management: Challenges and Success

An organization is a union of people which may be (...)

  Sokolova Tatiana
Analyst, Russian Federation

What Creates Agility in Management

No doubt agility or flexibility of a company (or a (...)

  Dr Gary Jones
Business Consultant, Australia

Instilling the Ability to Respond to Change as a Strategy

Strategy at a holistic level can be everything a c (...)

  Donald Ross
United States

Agile like a Brontosaurus

I have worked as a physician administrator in a la (...)


Competitive Agility of Companies

Agile companies have an active management, which w (...)


Agility and Required Environment

@Nick Anderson : if the leader's perspective and t (...)

  Amin Safi
CEO, Jordan

Agility here is Coping with Unrest

We in Jordan are highly affected by the radical ch (...)

  Sokolova Tatiana
Analyst, Russian Federation

Corporate Brontosauruses

@Donald Ross: not only hospitals seem to be a Bron (...)

  Richard Teo
CEO, Papua New Guinea

Agility and Preemption

Agility and preemption go together as in chess. Th (...)

  Deepu Sugathan
Management Consultant, United States

How to change - Implement the change

Business agility is the capability of a business t (...)

  Arthur Panton
Consultant, Kenya

Competitive Agility and Criticial Mass

@Peter Dragen: agreed absolutely. The larger the m (...)

Lecturer, India

Competitive Agility and Role of Mentor

Small changes can be effectively implemented by ha (...)

  Nick Anderson
Business Consultant, United States

Agility and Change Management

@Sweety: I agree alignment can lead to transparenc (...)

  David Webster Smith
Management Consultant, United Kingdom

Competitive Agility And Role of Mentor

@Srinivas: I understand the process of learning Sr (...)

Lecturer, India

Unlearning and Competitive Agility

@David Webster Smith : to unlearn things of the pa (...)

Consultant, India

How to Create an Agile Company and Instill Change

Business agility is to change as per the market co (...)

  Vaibhav Behere

Agility is a State of Mind

Agile is the buzzword in every industry now-a-days (...)

  M. Srivastava
Project Manager, India

Human Behavior is an Essential Factor for the Requiring Environment for Competitive Agility

The requiring environment for the agility is most (...)

  amneh masswadi
Financial Consultant, Jordan

Agility ... so Important for Leaders

Dear Nick Anderson, I agree with you. Competitive (...)

  Joy Mogale
HR Consultant, South Africa

Embracing the Spirit of Agility in an Ever-changing Environment

I see agility as sensitivity to change that one (a (...)

Teacher, India

Requirements for Competitive Agility

While there are Research and Development people in (...)

  Vaibhav Behere

Agile Team Member Categorization

@M. Srivastava: as you have mentioned, human behav (...)

Lecturer, India

The Role of Mentoring in Achieving Competitive Agility

In my view mentoring plays an important role in ag (...)


To Achieve Strategic Agility, Competitve Agility Become a Permanent Observer

@Victor Manuel Meneses Torres : I fully agree with (...)

  Sokolova Tatiana
Analyst, Russian Federation

Agility in Management

We can talk about secondary factors like training (...)

  M. Srivastava
Project Manager, India

Analysis of Agile Teams

@Vaibhav Behere: team analysis needs to be done us (...)

Lecturer, India

Competitive Agility and Organizational Hierarchy

A flat organization structure also helps to enable (...)

  Cecyle Felix
CEO, Congo

Consider Nothing as Fixed

Great topic and comments to all! Thanks... I want (...)

  Prof. Dr. Jekabs U. Leititis
Professor, Germany

Strategic Agility in Hospital Organizations

@Donald Ross: I have made the same experiences bei (...)

  Nick Anderson
Business Consultant, United States

Creating an Agile Organization

Many see their world as complex, but do organizati (...)

  Nhamo Phinias
HR Consultant, Zimbabwe

Competitive Agility, It's Importance and Benefits

Interesting stuff. I am happy to be on this site. (...)

  Arthur Panton
Consultant, Kenya

Creating an Agile Organisation

@Nick Anderson: Creating an agile organisation ca (...)

  Yeshwant Moodliar
Consultant, India

Competitive Agility in Grasping Work Environment

In the present changing environment this factor as (...)

  Emmanuel Duru
Analyst, Nigeria

Competitive Agility. Importance of Smartness

Competitive agility is the application of genuine (...)

  Nick Anderson
Business Consultant, United States

Your Request for Focusing Change to Win

@Amneh Masswadi : Hi Amneh, here's the link to the (...)


Competitive Smartness

@Emmanuel Duru : I admire your comment on competit (...)

  Nick Anderson
Business Consultant, United States

Agility, Persistence and the Trust-Risk Relationship

Trust is a lubricant for risk. Leaders must ask "w (...)

  Dr Gary Jones
Business Consultant, Australia

Change is Current State of Business

Prepare employees for change - at the moment it's (...)

  Emmanuel Duru
Analyst, Nigeria

Change is Current State of Business

@Gary Jones : Change is dynamic and so also is bus (...)


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