James M. Kerr | 06 Apr 2020
As business leaders try to figure out how to stay afloat, it's important not to confuse scenario planning with business continuity planning. The two are not the same.
The unforeseen arrival of the coronavirus means that all the rules of business have suddenly changed. Preparing for eventualities that were once unthinkable demands radical innovation - and in that sense, at least, a crisis can be a gift.
How organisations behave towards their stakeholders - their staff, their customers and the communities within which they operate - during the coronavirus crisis will not be forgotten after the pandemic is over.
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, working from home is now the new normal. But for managers unused to remote team working , this will pose some serious challenges.
James M. Kerr
Conventional wisdom says that firms need access to experts from their industry to help them develop strategies that will separate them from the competition. But in reality, nothing can be further from the truth!
Sébastien Ricard | 11 Mar 2020
With the global spread of Coronavirus, how can companies leverage the digital workplace to keep employees safe, limit the loss of productivity and adapt work practices successfully during the crisis?
With the rapid emergence of the Digital Age, top-down, command-and-control management has had its day. Instead, today's organisations need to leverage collective intelligence and shared understanding.
James M. Kerr
People pay attention to what they’re measured by. So the best way to get a behavior change is to measure to the new behavior intended to be instituted.
The Connected Manager
26 Mar 2020
Suddenly finding yourself sitting at home leading a virtual team is a tough call, particularly with everything else that's going on in the world. So here are seven key behaviors that will make the task of virtual working much easier.
10 Mar 2020
If you've never led a remote team and you're worried about how you might cope if the Coronavirus puts you in that position, fear not. For a competent team leader, the differences aren't as great as you might think.
We talk to our old friend and long-time Management-Issues columnist, Wayne Turmel, about his book “The Long Distance Leader - Rules for Remarkable Long Distance Leadership”.
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Jean-François Fiorina, Associate-Dean of Grenoble Ecole de Management, talks to Central Asian specialist, writer and explorer, René Cagnat, about the changing geopolitics of a vast region of the globe that is often overlooked.
Counterfeiting has become a global epidemic. Pierre Delval, one of the world’s leading authorities on counterfeiting, talks to Jean-François Fiorina, Associate-Dean of Grenoble Ecole de Management, about the scale of problem and the measures we need to take to combat it.