Leadership

Company performance OSE

Because he is so right: maximizing shareholder value is the World’s dumbest idea!

We might have reached a very interesting moment in the modern History of business. A moment when CEOs of some of the best performing companies on the stock markets are clearly rejecting what is still considered as the Holy Grail of business performance: maximizing shareholder value!   Will it change the generic way to look at business performance? Will it shed… Read more →

purpose

Because claiming a purpose is the most Human way to build a corporate strategy

In my work as a strategy advisor for several CEOs, I’m fighting to help them personalize and Humanize as much as possible the raison d’être of their business. Why the World and the marketplace need their business? Why their customers should thank them for? Why their employees should wake up and come to work every morning? and so many other why… All… Read more →

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Because the way you execute your business model matters more than its design

What Airbnb Gets About Culture that Uber Doesn’t Arun Sundararajan NOVEMBER 27, 2014 Last week, as Uber battled a media firestorm after a senior executive talked of investigating unfriendly journalists and a company manager actually used its “God View” feature to track the comings and goings of a reporter, Airbnb welcomed more than 1,500 of its most productive providers to its first-ever host convention, an… Read more →

You need a change platform to stay ahead

Because when McKinsey, or one of its partners, claims what you’re convinced of, it looks smarter

Build a change platform, not a change program | McKinsey & Company.     You need a change platform to stay ahead Build a change platform, not a change program It’s not you, it’s your company. Management Innovation eXchange founders Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini believe that continuous improvement requires the creation of change platforms, rather than change programs ordained… Read more →

OSE Consulting | The Key to Change Is Middle Management – Behnam Tabrizi – Harvard Business Review

Because they are the ones to take care of in any transformation effort

The Key to Change Is Middle Management – Behnam Tabrizi – Harvard Business Review. At the inaugural meeting of a change transformation effort under way at a hospital in San Jose, California, nurse Michelle delaCalle faced a room full of people who were discouraged by the organization’s earlier attempts at change. She stood and shared a story of her own… Read more →